Stormy Daniels and her creepy lawyer have lost their defamation case against Trump. Not only that, the judge decided Daniels should pay Trump’s legal fees. Wow!
Judge dismisses porn star Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against Trump, says president deserves attorney’s fees
A federal judge in California on Monday dismissed a defamation suit brought by porn star Stormy Daniels and her attorney Michael Avenatti against President Donald Trump, court filings show.
Judge S. James Otero said that Trump’s April tweet, accusing Daniels of a “total con job” after her appearance on daytime talk show “The View,” was “the definition of protected rhetorical hyperbole.” Otero further ruled that the president was entitled to attorney’s fees from Daniels.
Trump’s lawyer in the dispute, Charles Harder — who also represents Trump in an arbitration fight against former White House official Omarosa Manigault-Newman — took a victory lap in a statement sent to CNBC.
“No amount of spin or commentary by Stormy Daniels or her lawyer, Mr. Avenatti, can truthfully characterize today’s ruling in any way other than total victory for President Trump and total defeat for Stormy Daniels,” Harder said in the statement. “The amount of the award for President Trump’s attorneys’ fees will be determined at a later date.”
Avenatti, in a statement to CNBC, said Harder’s statement was “complete nonsense.”
Avenatti and Daniels are bottom feeders. They will both eventually fade into the dustbin of political history.