Stormy Daniels says she would 'love' to testify against Trump and is ready to tell Manhattan prosecutors 'everything I know'

  • Stormy Daniels told CNN she would “love” to testify against Trump in a NY state investigation.
  • She added that she would tell prosecutors “everything I know” about Trump’s $130,000 hush-money payment to her.
  • Daniels said she’s been in touch with investigators about “other issues” but not this investigation specifically.
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The adult film actress Stormy Daniels told CNN on Monday that she would “love” to testify against former President Donald Trump in an ongoing New York state investigation into his business dealings.

“I would love nothing more than my day in court and to give a deposition and to provide whatever evidence that they need from me,” she said on CNN’s “New Day.”

“I would tell them everything I know,” Daniels said. “I would tell them that I was approached,” and that “I have evidence that the money came from an account set up by Donald Trump or at the direction of Donald Trump.”

Daniels was referring to a $130,000 hush-money payment that Trump and his then-lawyer Michael Cohen facilitated during the 2016 election in exchange for her silence about an alleged affair with Trump in the mid-2000s.

Cohen pleaded guilty in 2018 to multiple felony counts in connection to that payment, including campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, and wire fraud. Prosecutors revealed in December of that year that Cohen had said he acted specifically at Trump’s direction when he broke the law.

“In particular, and as Cohen himself has now admitted, with respect to both payments, he acted in coordination with and at the direction of Individual-1,” they said in a court filing.

Now, prosecutors with the Manhattan district attorney’s office are investigating whether the Trump Organization violated state laws when it coordinated the payment. Daniels told CNN on Monday that while she’s been in touch with prosecutors to discuss “other issues,” investigators have not contacted her about the DA’s probe into the Trump Organization.

Her lawyer, Clark Brewster, has been “very forthcoming with my willingness to participate,” Daniels added.

 

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