Stormy Daniels

Attorney Michael Avenatti leaves a courthouse in New York, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, after pleading not guilty to charges that he defrauded his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels.
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May 28, 2019 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The pugilistic and embattled attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to defrauding his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels, and seized the spotlight to toss a barb at President Donald Trump. Avenatti barely spoke during his 10-minute appearance before a federal...
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Michael Cohen
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May 06, 2019 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and fixer for President Donald Trump, said Monday there "remains much to be told" as he heads to prison to begin a three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on...
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In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif.
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April 11, 2019 - 11:08 am
By Brian Melley, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment alleging he stole millions of dollars from clients, did not pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. Avenatti, 48, was indicted late...
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Michael Avenatti
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March 25, 2019 - 1:46 pm
By Erica Orden , Kara Scannell and Eli Watkins (CNN) — Federal prosecutors in Manhattan and Los Angeles charged attorney Michael Avenatti nearly simultaneously in two criminal cases Monday, unsealing complaints that alleged he attempted to extort more than $20 million from Nike and that he...
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Michael Cohen
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December 14, 2018 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 election because the then-candidate was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election." Michael...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 07, 2018 - 10:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Friday that President Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of two women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign, the first time prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime. In a court filing...
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Stormy Daniels
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File
December 03, 2018 - 3:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for President Trump want porn actress Stormy Daniels to pay them $340,000 in legal bills they claim they earned successfully defending Trump against her failed defamation claim. The attorneys are due in a Los Angeles federal courtroom Monday to make their case that they...
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Michael Avenatti
AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File
November 14, 2018 - 6:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a chief critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence, Los Angeles police said. Police had responded to a domestic violence incident Tuesday...
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Federal prosecutors prepared a detailed 80-page indictment against Michael Cohen that outlined President Donald Trump's role in directing payments to women to keep quiet about alleged affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
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November 09, 2018 - 4:04 pm
By Erica Orden, Kara Scannell, Evan Perez and Jeremy Herb (CNN) -- Federal prosecutors prepared a detailed 80-page indictment against Michael Cohen that outlined President Donald Trump's role in directing payments to women to keep quiet about alleged affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the opening of the adult entertainment fair "Venus," in Berlin.
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File
October 15, 2018 - 8:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a composite sketch the porn actress' lawyer released. Daniels, whose real...
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