Michael Cohen paid $1.6 million to playmate after affair with Jewish Trump donor
Michael Cohen, the lawyer under federal scrutiny for his role in paying off a woman who said she had an extramarital affair with Donald Trump, paid $1.6 million to a Playboy playmate who had an affair with a top Jewish donor to the Trump campaign.
Elliott Broidy confirmed to The Wall Street Journal in a report posted Friday that Cohen had arranged for the payout to the woman, who said she had been impregnated by Broidy.
I acknowledge I had a consensual relationship with a Playboy Playmate, Broidy told the Journal. At the end of our relationship, this woman shared with me that she was pregnant. She alone decided that she did not want to continue with the pregnancy and I offered to help her financially during this difficult period. He apologized to his family.
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The payout was similar to a $130,000 payout that Cohen organized for Stormy Daniels, an adult film actress who claims to have had sex with Trump, immediately prior to the 2016 presidential election.
The woman in the Broidy agreement committed to silence. Additionally, the legal papers used the same pseudonyms that referred to Trump and Daniels in their agreement, David Dennison for the man and Peggy Peterson for the woman.....
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