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New revelations from President Trump's alleged affair with porn actress

NEW YORK CITY - There are new revelations, in the scandal surrounding President Trump's alleged affair with an adult film actress.

Posted: Mar. 9, 2018 8:54 PM

NEW YORK CITY - There are new revelations, in the scandal surrounding President Trump's alleged affair with an adult film actress.

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NBC News has learned more about the alleged hush money payment made by the president's personal attorney.

On Friday a new twist in the tale of the porn star, the president and the payout.

With new information on where that $130,000 came from.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer describes it as hush money - to keep the adult film actress quiet about what he calls a sexual relationship with Donald Trump a decade ago.

"We believe that ultimately we're going to able to trace this back in one form or another, to a payment from the Trump organization or from a surrogate for Mr. Trump," said Michael Avenatti, a lawyer for Stormy Daniels.

But on Friday - the president's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, now says the money came from his own home equity line of credit.

Telling ABC News - "it was my money."

Cohen has acknowledged "facilitating" that $130,000 to Daniels, but hasn't said why he paid her.

And while Cohen has tried to distance this deal from the Trump organization a document obtained by NBC News and other correspondence shows he conducted business related to it on his work email, a "Trump-Org" address.

Cohen says he routinely used that email for personal business.

The White House has denied that the president had a relationship with Daniels and has said he did not know about the payment.

“I’ve addressed this extensively, I don't have anything else to add," said Sarah Huckabee Sanders, press secretary for President Trump.

Congressional Democrats – on Friday demanding answers from the president's legal team setting a deadline two weeks from Friday.

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