Stormy Daniels’ lawyer sent Team Trump into a frenzy in October 2016 with threats to walk and take her alleged affair with candidate Donald Trump public when her hush money was late in showing up, according to court documents unsealed on Thursday. The high-stakes pressure tactics were enough to make jilted Trump fixer Michael Cohen pay up, but only just in time. So how close did l’affaire Stormy come to leaking before the 2016 presidential election?
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Tick-tock on the time bomb: Search warrants unsealed in Cohen’s New York criminal case show his frantic (and fumbling) attempt to make good on his hush money payment once porn star Stormy Daniels signed an agreement with him to keep her alleged affair with Trump quiet.