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Stormy Daniels says she's now free to discuss her relationship with Trump

The manager of adult film actress Stormy Daniels said her client feels she is now free to tell the public about an alleged sexual encounter she had with President Trump in 2006, The Associated Press reports.

Gina Rodriguez told AP on Wednesday that Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, believes Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, invalidated a non-disclosure agreement after telling The New York Times on Tuesday that he paid Clifford $130,000 out of his own pocket in October 2016, right before Election Day. "Everything is off now, and Stormy is going to tell her story," Rodriguez said, adding that Clifford will make an announcement soon.

Cohen, who has said an affair never happened between Trump and Clifford, told the Times he was not reimbursed by the Trump campaign or Trump Organization. He did not say what motivated him to make the payment or if Trump knew about it. The Federal Election Commission is now investigating if this payment violated any campaign finance laws.