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A White House taken by Storm(y)

Adult movie performer Stormy Daniels is playing Donald Trump at his own game.

Daniels claims she had an affair with Trump and was paid $130,000 by the President’s lawyer just days before the 2016 election.

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Now she’s drawn the White House into a politically damaging sexual melodrama.

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders found herself sparring with reporters about whether Trump was trying to silence the porn star about an alleged liaison a decade ago.

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Her answers prolonged the drama and exacerbated its political toll.

Trump was furious with Sanders over her responses Wednesday, according to a source close to the White House.

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Among the questions left hanging:

Did Trump’s attorney, Michael Cohen, try to stop a damaging scandal from emerging just before the 2016 election?

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Did Trump know about the payment himself?

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Is the President still involved in what Daniels’ lawyer says is an ongoing attempt to intimidate her?

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If the mess isn’t cleared up, it could ding Trump’s already compromised image ahead of midterm elections that are crucial to his political fate.

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There is so far no evidence of wrongdoing by the President and he has denied the alleged affair.