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Stormy Daniels's lawyer mocks White House claim that Trump won at arbitration: ‘He also won the popular vote’
A lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels mocked the White House for saying President Trump won an arbitration case with with the actress, jokingly saying "he also won the popular vote."During Wednesday's White House press briefing, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that Trump has already addressed allegations of an affair with Daniels and "made very well clear that none of these allegations are true."Load Error
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Trump upset with Sanders over Stormy Daniels response
President Donald Trump is upset with White House press secretary Sarah Sanders over her responses Wednesday regarding his alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, a source close to the White House tells CNN. Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, filed suit against Trump this week alleging he hadn't signed a nondisclosure agreement that would have prevented her from discussing their alleged sexual affair.On Wednesday, Sanders told reporters that the arbitration was won "in the President's favor." The statement is an admission that the nondisclosure agreement exists, and that it directly involves the President.
The president who boasted of treating women like sex objects is being outplayed at his own tabloid-warfare game by a porn star. Maybe there’s justice in the world after all.
You might have missed it in the ceaseless fusillade of news, but on Wednesday the White House all but confirmed the story that actress and director Stormy Daniels is dying to tell: Shortly before the election she was paid $130,000 in hush money to keep quiet about an “” she had with Donald Trump in 2006, soon after Melania Trump gave birth to the couple’s son, Barron.
Danielsarguing that she should be free to speak about the affair, since a nondisclosure agreement laying out the terms of the payment was never actually signed by Trump. Asked about the payment at a White House briefing, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that Trump denies the allegations and that, in any event, “ .” She later added that “ .”
Stormy Daniels' attorney argues 'cover-ups matter'
The attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, who's suing President Donald Trump, said Friday that the American people need to hear from his client "because cover-ups matter."Load Error
Trump was reportedly “” with Sanders’s performance, but come on, give her a break. How is she supposed to keep all the lies straight as they multiply, overlap and at times contradict? She’s good at it, but every once in a while, a little truth is bound to slip out.
What she inconveniently seemed to confirm is that Trump is a party to arbitration proceedings regarding a nondisclosure agreement involving Daniels. Obviously, there would be no such agreement unless there were something Trump wanted to hide. And if Daniels’s silence was worth $130,000, it must have been something Trump really wanted to hide.
The Daniels affair is of more than just prurient interest: It would appear that Trump may have violated federal campaign law by failing to disclose the payment on his reporting forms.
Hearing set in Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Trump
A hearing date has been set for the lawsuit adult film actress Stormy Daniels filed against President Donald Trump and his lawyer Michael Cohen's company to dissolve their non-disclosure agreement. Load Error The hearing has been set for July 12 at the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, filed suit last week against the President. The lawsuit said Trump never signed a hush agreement to keep Daniels quiet late in the 2016 campaign about an alleged sexual encounter between the two before Trump was president.
Any attempt by Trump to stick to his blanket denial —, assaulted them or had affairs with them are lying — is now moot in the Daniels case, because the entire nondisclosure agreement. The filings offer a glimpse of how Trump is accustomed to operating — and suggest why special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has reportedly taken an interest in Trump’s attorney, Michael Cohen.
The agreement — in which Trump and Daniels are identified by pseudonyms, “” — was negotiated at the end of October 2016, days before the election, when Trump’s campaign was reeling from the impact of the “Access Hollywood” tape. The $130,000 payment, , was not reported as a campaign donation or expenditure.
Daniels says in her suit that in January of this year, when reports of the hush-money payment surfaced, Cohen used “” to force her to sign a “false statement” denying any relationship with Trump. In the past week, according to the suit, Cohen has used “an improper and procedurally defective arbitration proceeding hidden from public view” in an attempt to keep her silent — an apparent reference to the arbitration that Sanders claimed had been “won in the president’s favor.”
Trump Organization lawyer worked on Stormy Daniels nondisclosure case
<p>A lawyer at the Trump Organization was involved in the legal efforts to try and stop adult film star Stormy Daniels from speaking out about an alleged affair with President Trump.</p>Jill A. Martin, an attorney for the Trump Organization, is listed as a counsel in legal documents for an arbitration demand by a company created by Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, the Wall Street Journal first reported Wednesday.
The agreement, as appended to the lawsuit, shows that Cohen formed a company,, to make the payment to Daniels. It provides for arbitration in the case of disputes, and it requires Daniels to pay “David Dennison” per instance if she breaches the contract. It is signed by Daniels, using her legal name, Stephanie Clifford; and by Cohen, for Essential Consultants. The line for “David Dennison” to sign is indeed left blank.
Thanks to Daniels, her lawyer and an unforced error by Sanders, the story Trump has tried so hard to squelch is out. Take a minute and think about it.
The personal lawyer of Donald Trump, days before the election, paid $130,000 to apparently buy the silence of a porn star. Said porn star credibly describes an affair she had with the president and the ham-fisted attempts by his lawyer to keep her from talking about it. All of this unquestionably speaks volumes about the president’s character and morals.
Republicans who regarded Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky as the end of civilization as we know it are serenely untroubled. Evangelical Christians who rail against sin and cloak themselves in piety offer nothing but a worldly, almost Gallic shrug. Daniels has taught us much about their character and morals, too.
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CBS plans to run Stormy Daniels’s ’60 Minutes’ interview March 25, says it has had no legal threat from Trump Organization lawyers .
The segment is slated to run later this month, according to people involved in the show. Networks go to great lengths to secure interviews like this — with its promise of salacious new insights into an alleged affair between a president and a porn star, set against the roiling #MeToo movement — and promote them […]Since filing suit on Daniels’s behalf, attorney Michael Avenatti has been seeking to release her from her confidentiality agreement and has become a regular presence on air.
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