President Donald Trump does not believe Stormy Daniels was threatened to stay quiet in 2011, deputy White House press secretary Raj Shah said Monday.
“The president doesn’t believe any of the claims that Ms. Daniels made last night in the interview are accurate,” Shah said at the daily press briefing.
In a highly anticipated 60 Minutes interview Sunday, Stephanie Clifford, an adult film actor who performs as Stormy Daniels, claimed that in 2011 she was approached by a man in a parking lot who threatened her to stay quiet about her alleged sexual encounter with Trump.
Clifford, 39, was interviewed about the $130,000 payment she received from the president’s attorney, Michael Cohen, right before the 2016 election, saying she struck the deal out of fear because she was “concerned for my family and their safety.”
Clifford revealed that in 2011, after she agreed to tell her story about her alleged affair with Trump to In Touch magazine, she was threatened by a man in a Las Vegas parking lot.
“I was in a parking lot, going to a fitness class with my infant daughter,” she said. “And a guy walked up on me and said to me, ‘Leave Trump alone. Forget the story.’ And he leaned around and looked at my daughter, and said, ‘That’s a beautiful girl, it would be …….