Trump’s lawyer arranged $1.6m payoff to model to hide GOP fundraiser’s affair

Michael Cohen, a longtime personal attorney for Trump, is also under scrutiny over a payment made to a porn actor who alleged an affair with the US president.

Donald Trump’s personal lawyer arranged for a $1.6m payment to a Playboy playmate in 2017 to keep secret her sexual relationship with a top Republican fundraiser and ally of Trump, a person familiar with the matter said.

Michael Cohen, whose home and office were raided this week by FBI agents searching in part for information about payoffs to women alleging sexual encounters with Trump, handled the matter on behalf of the fundraiser, Elliott Broidy, the person said.

The person,…

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