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Daniels’ lawyer seeks Trump deposition

by Evan Wilt
Posted 3/28/18, 12:24 pm

The attorney for adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, who goes by the stage name Stormy Daniels, filed motions Tuesday in federal court in California requesting sworn testimony from President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. The court filing requests Trump and Cohen testify under oath regarding the 2016 nondisclosure agreement with Clifford, who claims to have had a brief affair with Trump in 2006. Avenatti outlined questions he has, including whether Trump knew about the agreement and the scope of his involvement, where the alleged $130,000 payment to Clifford came from, and whether Trump consented to the agreement and was involved in efforts to silence Clifford to benefit his presidential campaign. Avenatti said he wants no more than two hours of questioning for each witness. A court hearing for the depositions is set for April 30, Avenatti tweeted Wednesday. Clifford said she signed an agreement with Cohen to keep her story quiet but is suing to break the contract, claiming it’s not valid because Trump never signed it.

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Evan Wilt

Evan is a World Journalism Institute graduate and a former WORLD reporter.

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    Posted: Wed, 03/28/2018 03:19 pm

    Trump paid for her services and now she wants to say what? That she really didn't want him to touch her? That he forced her to take money? That he didn't pay her enough?

  • E Cole
    Posted: Wed, 03/28/2018 05:04 pm

    No, she specifically said that it was a consensual relationship (although he allegedly dangled offers of TV appearances in order to get what he wanted). The purpose of the suit is to get rid of the hush money agreement that is arguably voidable because Trump never signed it. She has offered to return the money, and we should all want to know the truth.

  • My Two Cents
    Posted: Thu, 03/29/2018 12:49 pm

    Meanwhile, Donald Trump was sent by God to save America. Let us rejoice and be glad.

    When King David had his moral short-coming with Bathsheba, he repented and penned one of the greatest psalms of the fallen: Psalm 51.

    King Donald pays hush money and continues on, with no change in his life. And Christians are compelled to adore him.