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Tabloid Admits Suppressing Stories
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The tawdry tale of a hush money payment to a porn actress has ballooned into an investigation of considerable peril to people around President Donald Trump’s campaign.

Fresh details emerged in court papers Wednesday about how Trump loyalists conspired to keep American voters from learning about the candidate’s alleged affairs. A tabloid publisher, American Media Inc., told prosecutors that the president’s lawyer and at least one Trump campaign member helped hatch the plan to buy and bury such stories more than a year before the election -- and federal prosecutors in New York are continuing to investigate.