Porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, filed a lawsuit against the United States president on Monday for defamation. But she argues the agreement is not valid, because Trump never signed it. Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen says he personally paid Daniels in the days before the 2016 election. "A total can job, playing the Fake News Media for Fools (but they know it)!"
The suit marked the latest in a series of legal moves and countermoves that have put Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, at the center of a storm of publicity and celebrity over her claimed affair with Trump and a 2016 hush money payment from his lawyer, Michael Cohen.
She also said it qualified as defamation per se because it falsely accused someone of committing a crime against her when no such crime occurred. He claimed AMI was running the story about Cohen in order for Trump and his administration to later attack Cohen's credibility.
The 39-year-old was accosted in a Las Vegas parking lot - her infant daughter in tow - by the man who told her, "Leave Trump alone".
Daniels says by sending the tweet, "Mr. Trump used his national and worldwide audience of millions of people to make a false factual statement to denigrate and attack Ms. Clifford".
In submitted to the court statement said the Twitter account was "false and defamatory".
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Daniels and her lawyer require consideration of their case by a jury, and compensation of the caused damage to the actress. Ms Clifford has offered a $100,000 reward for information about the man in the sketch.
"He is well aware of what transpired and his complicity". Ryan, Cohen's attorney at McDermott Will and Emery, also did not return the network's requests for comment.
The White House has steadfastly denied the affair.
Stormy Daniels has sued President Donald Trump again, saying he defamed her with a tweet.
Her lawyers claim that the USA president used his substantial following on Twitter (51.4 million) to "denigrate and attack" Ms Daniels.
Aided by her hard-charging attorney, Michael Avenatti, Daniels has aggressively sought to keep her case in the public eye.