Michael Avenatti: I’m working with at least 2 other women who say they signed NDAs with Trump
Porn star Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti said he’s vetting claims of agreements between additional women and President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen involving hush money payments.
Avenatti told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that two women’s claims are almost completely vetted, and that it will soon be up to them whether they want to come forward.
The attorney for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels said Thursday that he has nearly completed vetting claims from two additional women who said they signed similar non-disclosure agreements with President Donald Trump.
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, alleged that she had a 2006 affair with the president. The White House and Trump’s longtime attorney Michael Cohen, who negotiated the NDA and a $130,000 payment with her, have denied her claims. Daniels is suing Cohen and Trump.
Speaking with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Thursday, Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti said he has nearly completed reviewing claims from two additional women who said they signed similar, Cohen-negotiated NDAs for affairs they alleged to have had with the president.
“They are not fully vetted but I think they are on solid ground,” Avenatti said. “I think as the evidence comes out over the coming months, disclosures are going to be made that my client was not alone, that Michael Cohen was not a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week fixer for the sole purpose of taking care of Stormy Daniels,” he said.
Avenatti, now a regular presence on cable news, said the two women received payments larger than $130,000. Playboy model Karen McDougal has also alleged in a lawsuit that Cohen was involved in a $150,000 agreement she made with a Trump-friendly tabloid publisher to prevent her from telling the story of her alleged 2006 affair with Trump to any other outlet. American Media Inc., which publishes the National Enquirer, did not run her …read more
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