Manhattan DA reportedly revives case on Trump's Stormy Daniels hush-money payment

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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg began presenting evidence to a grand jury Monday about former President Donald Trump's 2016 hush-money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels, The New York Times and other news organizations report. Bragg's predecessor, Cyrus Vance Jr., considered pursuing charges tied to the $130,000 payment in 2018, but decided to focus on potential crimes tied to Trump's valuation of his company's assets instead.

Bragg secured a $1.6 million tax-fraud conviction of the Trump Organization in December and sent former chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg to prison for five months. "Now with the trial having ended, we are now moving on to the next chapter," Bragg told The Associated Press after that trial.

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