In Touch published excerpts from its 2011 interview with Stephanie Clifford, in which she details her first encounter with Donald Trump.
The $130,000 payment was reportedly made a month before the election. Mr. Trump “vehemently denies” the encounter happened, his lawyer told The Journal.
The lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, said the rush to presume guilt was “un-American.” Senators had asked that he not speak publicly, and they quickly shut down the meeting.
In a letter to Congress, Michael Cohen disputed allegations about him contained in a dossier compiled by a former British spy.