Apr 18, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump tweets for the first time on Stormy Daniels accusations

For the first time on Twitter, President Trump directly addressed Stormy Daniels and her accusation that she was physically threatened in 2011 over an alleged affair with the president, calling it "a total con job."

His prior comments: Trump has only publicly addressed the Stormy scandal once before, issuing a terse one-word "no" earlier this month when asked if he knew about a $130,000 payment to cover up the alleged affair, per CNN.

The president's tweet responded to a user who tweeted a sketch released by Daniels and her attorney yesterday that depicts the man who allegedly threatened her. That user claims that the sketch released by Daniels resembles her ex-boyfriend:

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