Spankings, chaos and satin pajamas: Stormy Daniels testifies at Trump trial and gives many details

Former porn star Stormy Daniels was sworn in and began testifying Tuesday against Donald Trump at the criminal trial of the former President of the United States in New York, of which she is one of the main figures.

For several hours, Stormy Daniels, real name Stephanie Clifford, 45, offered gripping details of testimony about her meeting with Trump, 77, and the hush-hush agreement she made not to talk about it before the 2016 election, when he won the White House. She told jurors her life descended into “chaos” after the deal became public in 2018, saying she was ostracized and harassed at home.

“Who do you think Mr. Trump is referring to as ‘horseface’ and ‘sleazebag’ in this post?” prosecutor Susan Hoffinger asked him as she posted a post on Trump’s social media. “Me,” Daniels replied. Under questioning by Trump’s lawyer, Daniels said she hates Trump and hopes he goes to prison if he is found guilty.

Daniels’ testimony led Trump’s legal team to request a mistrial, arguing that his account included details, such as Trump’s failure to wear a condom, that “inflamed” the jury and were irrelevant. the case. Judge Juan Merchan denied the request.

Trump, the Republican presidential candidate again this year, did not react while watching his testimony. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of falsifying business records to conceal a $130,000 payment to buy Daniels’ silence and denies having sex with her. His legal team suggested that Daniels was seeking a spot on “The Apprentice,” a popular reality TV show hosted at the time by Trump, a New York real estate mogul.

Daniels confirmed that she hoped he would cast her on the show after they met. Asked by Trump’s lawyer if she was now making money telling her story, she replied: “I made money telling my story about what happened to me.”

“Only way out of the trailer park”

Stormy Daniels also said Trump made sexual advances toward her after inviting her to his hotel suite during a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Daniels testified that she grew up as the daughter of a low-income single mother. She explained that Trump told her: “It’s the only way you’ll get out of the caravan park.

Daniels said she “passed out” without using drugs or alcohol after Trump prevented her from leaving the room by blocking the door. She said she woke up on the bed with her clothes on. “I was trying to think about everything except what was going on there,” Daniels testified. The former porn actress claimed she didn’t ask Trump to stop. “I didn’t say anything at all,” she said. She said she quickly left the hotel room afterward.

The Republican politician, who served as president from 2017 to 2021, claims the lawsuit is an attempt to sabotage his bid to retake the White House from Democratic President Joe Biden in the November 5 election. Dressed in a black outfit and dark glasses, Daniels testified that she worked in strip clubs and the adult film industry after spending a childhood where her mother was often away for days at a time. ‘in a row.

Satin pajamas and spankings

Her testimony goes on to explain that Trump greeted her in his hotel suite wearing satin pajamas. She said she had been annoyed by Trump’s frequent interruptions and asked him, “Are you always this arrogant and pompous?” Trump then challenged Daniels to whip him with a magazine and she accepted. “He was a lot more polite after that,” she said.

The alleged encounter took place while Trump was married to his current wife, Melania. Daniels later claimed she only told a few people about the sex story. She said she saw Trump at public events several times in the years that followed, but lost contact with him after he didn’t put her on “The Apprentice.”

Daniels said she was determined to keep the incident private after she was threatened in a parking lot in 2011, but changed her mind during Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, when he faced multiple accusations of reprehensible sexual behavior. “My motivation wasn’t money, it was to get the story out there,” she said.

Trump lawyer Susan Necheles questioned Daniels about apparent inconsistencies in the account of the parking lot threat she has told over the years. “The whole story was made up, wasn’t it?” Necheles asked. “No, none of that was made up,” Daniels replied.

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