The alleged payoff to Sajudin happened eight months before American Media, which is headed by Trump supporter David Pecker, paid $150,000 in August 2016 to Karen McDougal, a former Playboy Playmate, who alleged she had an affair with Trump.
A nonpartisan watchdog group has filed complaints against President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: I'd only rejoin Pacific trade pact if deal was "substantially better" GOP unveils mock cover of Comey book with "ego" attack NY Daily News cover hits Trump over Comey book revelations MORE, his campaign and the publisher of The National Enquirer, alleging that they violated campaign finance laws over the payment of a rumor about Trump.
The doorman, Dino Sajudin, worked at Trump Tower and allegedly knew of a rumor that Trump had fathered a child secretly out of wedlock. He told the Associated Press investigations were dropped after they established Sajudin's story was not credible, calling the doorman "one fish that swam away".
Sajudin's story alleged that Trump impregnated a female employee at Trump World Tower, his skyscraper near the United Nations. McDougal's story was also not published.
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"I spoke with the father of the family, who said that Sajudin's claim was 'completely false and ridiculous, '" Farrow continued, writing that the man complained "that the Enquirer had put the family in a hard situation".
Sajudin said he heard the tale from employees and residents of Trump World Tower and passed a polygraph test, RadarOnline reported.
Sharon Churcher, one of the lead A.M.I. reporters on the story, told me, "I do not believe that story was true".
I've written and spoken on CNN about the interesting and unexpected ways in which the Stormy Daniels story has intersected with the seemingly unrelated Russian Federation investigation - specifically by providing Robert Mueller and his team leverage to get Michael Cohen, Trump's personal attorney and "fixer", to provide information pertinent to their investigation.
Federal investigators are now probing the tabloid's activities during the election, to learn whether the tabloid was actually acting as an arm of the Trump campaign, according to a Wednesday report by the New York Times.
For Weinstein, no longer a Boies Schiller client, David Boies was reported to have signed a July 2017 contract with an Israeli private intelligence agency called Black Cube, which was working to undercut a potential New York Times story on Weinstein's sexual misconduct.
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