Trump denies knowing about hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels. President Trump said Thursday he did not know about his lawyer's $130,000 payment to a porn star before the 2016 presidential election and did not know where the money came from. “You’ll have to ask Michael Cohen,” Trump said about the $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels. “Michael is my attorney. You’ll have to ask Michael.” Ref. USAToday.