Meet 'Stormy Daniels' — the porn star whom Trump's lawyer allegedly paid to keep quiet about a sexual affair

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One of President Donald Trump's most trusted lawyers reportedly sent $130,000 in hush money to a porn star just weeks before the 2016 presidential election to keep her silent about an alleged 2006 sexual encounter she had with the then-Republican presidential nominee.

Stephanie Clifford, who also goes by the stage name "Stormy Daniels," met Trump at a July 2006 celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe.

Here's what you should know about her:

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Daniels was born and raised in Louisiana.



She started stripping as a teenager and soon entered the porn business.



In 2002, she became the lead actress in a film for Wicked Pictures, a porn movie studio based in California.



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