Adult film actress Stormy Daniels allegedly denied having a sexual relationship with President Donald Trump more than a decade ago — but she suggested to talk show host Jimmy Kimmel that she didn’t write that statement.
The porn actress appeared Tuesday night on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” shortly after the State of the Union address, to talk about her relationship with Trump.
Kimmel said the statement of denial had scuttled his planned questions, but Daniels implied she had nothing to do with it.
NEW: Stormy Daniels to @jimmykimmel:
JK: "Did you sign this letter that was released today?"
SD: “Doesn't look like my signature, does it."
JK: “Do you know where it came from? Do you have any idea?”
SD: “I do not.”
Here’s the letter >> pic.twitter.com/ThGESyHM6dADVERTISEMENT
— Christina Wilkie (@christinawilkie) January 31, 2018
“That’s not the craziest thing I’ve read about myself on the internet today,” Daniels said.
Kimmel showed her original statement, and the actress agreed the signatures didn’t seem to match that or autographed head shots — but Daniels played coy when he asked if she’d signed the denial.
“I don’t know, did I?” Daniels said. “That doesn’t look like my signature.”
She wouldn’t say whether the statement was issued without her approval, and Daniels declined to say who might have issued the denial.
However, her attorney Keith Davidson sent an email to a Guardian reporter insisting Daniels had signed off on the denial.
Just received this email from Stormy Daniels attorney about her comments on Jimmy Kimmel tonight: pic.twitter.com/fRN4DkEumsADVERTISEMENT
— Lauren Gambino (@laurenegambino) January 31, 2018
Black Republican: Cops ‘treat their dogs better than they treat us’
Black Republican political commentator Shermichael Singleton was part of a panel discussing the Phoenix police department that violently arrested the parents of a little girl who walked out of a dollar store with a doll.
The incident occurred months ago, but only now the footage is being released by police, revealing the way the family was treated.
Democratic strategist Joel Payne seemed appalled at the police in the video and the mark that likely left on the children who experienced it.
"I think about that young man talking about his child, and this is their first interaction with police," he said, noting Father's Day. "And that is the life, that's the life lesson that that child is being taught is that in that moment, that police officer was trying to hurt her and to hurt her parents. That's unacceptable."
US attacks Russia’s power grid — but Trump was kept in the dark about it
The New York Times is reporting that the United States is cyber attacking Russia's electric power grid and other targets—and that President Donald Trump is being kept out of the loop.
"The American strategy has shifted more toward offense, officials say, with the placement of potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system at a depth and with an aggressiveness that had never been tried before."
Trump has not been briefed on the operation because of “the possibility that he might countermand it or discuss it with foreign officials.”
Israel’s Netanyahu just christened a building named after Trump — that doesn’t even exist
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spent his Father’s Day dedicating a new Trump Tower-type building that hasn't been built in a town that doesn't exist.
Standing in front of a large sign saying "Trump Heights," Netanyahu, who is being forced back into another election, announced the building before planning even began, Axios reported.
A great day on the Golan. PM Netanyahu and I had the honor to dedicate “Trump Heights” — first time Israel has dedicated a village in honor of a sitting president since Harry Truman (1949). Happy Birthday Mr. President!! @POTUS pic.twitter.com/fdYWzokFLK