President Donald Trump says he didn't know about payment to Stormy Daniels

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A lawyer representing adult film star Stormy Daniels was pressed for more evidence of her alleged sexual encounter with Donald Trump in a series of appearances the morning after his client told her story in a highly anticipated interview on "60 Minutes." (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)

President Donald Trump says he didn't know about a $130,000 payment his personal attorney made to an adult film actress who alleges they had an affair.

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Asked if he knew about the payment to Stormy Daniels, Trump said no.

Trump was speaking to reporters Thursday aboard Air Force One.

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Trump says he didn't know why his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, made the payment or where he got the money.

Daniels says she had a sexual encounter with the president in 2006 and was paid as part of a non-disclosure agreement she is seeking to invalidate.

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