- The Washington Times - Sunday, June 24, 2018

Prosecutors in the Michael Cohen case have scheduled a meeting with Stormy Daniels, interviewing on Monday the porn star who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump before he ascended to the presidency.

Citing “a source familiar with the investigation,” the Washington Post reported Sunday that federal prosecutors with the Southern District of New York are preparing her to appear before a grand jury.

The panel is investigating the $130,000 that Mr. Cohen, the president’s longtime personal lawyer, paid her, reportedly in October 2016, as part of a non-disclosure agreement about the affair.

According to the Post, the adult-film actress, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has been cooperating with the prosecutors and provided documents about the payment, Her lawyer Michael Avenatti also has been aiding prosecutors.

Mr. Cohen is being investigated on possible bank fraud and campaign-finance violations.

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