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Stormy Daniels Offers to Return $130000 to Speak Freely About Trump

Stormy Daniels Offers to Return $130000 to Speak Freely About Trump

Adult film star Stormy Daniels offered to drop her pending lawsuit against President Donald Trump and return money she received as part of a 2016 hush agreement with the then-presidential candidate meant to keep her from sharing details about their alleged affair.

In Monday's letter, Avenatti said that once Daniels returned the money the "hush agreement" would be deemed "null and void" and she could "speak openly and freely about her prior relationship with the President and the attempts to silence her".

Avenatti's letter promised to "pay $130,000 to President Trump by wire transfer", by Friday, March 16, in exchange for a nullification of the non-disclosure agreement she signed before the 2016 presidential election. Still, Daniels has filed a complaint that her nondisclosure agreement with Donald is invalid since Cohen first spoke about the matter, which included a $130,000 payoff for Daniels, as well as President Trump's failure to sign the document. Daniels said he compared her to his daughter Ivanka Trump and offered a spot on the reality TV show.

The President has not addressed the alleged relationship publicly, though The White House and Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, have denied all allegations of the affair.

In the 1971 Pentagon Papers case, the Supreme Court ruled that the New York Times and The Washington Post could not be stopped from publishing documents related to USA military actions in Vietnam, despite the government's argument that such reporting would endanger national security.

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BuzzFeed also reported that attorneys associated with Trump are considering filing a legal injunction aimed at preventing CBS from airing the interview with Clifford, citing an anonymous source. Mr Cohen claims the president was not aware of the payment.

Avenatti even hinted at the interview with a tweeted photograph of himself, Clifford, and Cooper last week. Mr Trump has denied the affair occurred.

In a series of twists and turns last week, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was the first to acknowledge from the administration's side that there had been any contact between Trump and Clifford, claiming that he had won a case "in arbitration" against the actor. Trump has not commented on the alleged affair.

Avenatti told NBC on Monday: 'This has never been about the money'.

According to CNN, she's taped a new interview with CBS that could air on "60 Minutes" next Sunday.