Lawyer claims client threatened with physical harm
Corrected: Stormy Daniels’ attorney @MichaelAvenatti answers Mika’s question if his client was threatened with physical harm pic.twitter.com/hqGAiqe6yM
Stormy Daniels's attorney on Friday said that his client had been threatened with physical harm in connection to her alleged affair with President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE.
Asked on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" whether Daniels had ever been threatened with physical harm, the lawyer, Michael Avenatti, succinctly replied, "Yes."
It wasn't clear who allegedly threatened Daniels or what the exact nature of the threats were.
Avenatti declined to answer further questions on the subject, saying that "people will have to tune in to '60 Minutes' on March 25," when CBS is scheduled to air an interview with Daniels.
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is suing to void a nondisclosure agreement that she says prevents her from speaking out about her alleged affair with the president more than a decade ago.
She was paid $130,000 by Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen weeks before the 2016 presidential election. She says the payment was intended to buy her silence about the alleged affair.
Cohen has acknowledged making the payment to Daniels but has insisted that the funds came from a personal account and were not tied to the Trump campaign.Read More...