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Stormy Daniels defamation suit against President Trump dismissed on First Amendment grounds as porn star vows appeal

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Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Trump was dismissed Monday by a federal judge in California who said the porn star was on the hook for Trump's legal fees. U.S. District Judge James Otero determined that Trump had a right to use a Twitter post last April to respond to a public...
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Trump campaign spent $1.6 million on legal fees July-September

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President Donald Trump's campaign organization spent $1.6 million on legal expenses between the start of July and the end of September, the most it has spent on legal fees in any quarter, according to a new filing with the Federal Election Commission. The payments, the bulk of which went to Jones Day, the law firm representing the campaign, come as the president's re-election organization has both fought lawsuits related to the 2016 campaign and helped pay legal fees for staffers roped into investigations related to Russia's interference in the 2016 elections. Mintz Levin, the law firm...
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Stormy Daniels' Lawsuit Against President Donald Trump Denied By Federal Judge

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A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.
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Judge Tosses Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Against Trump

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WASHINGTON - A federal judge has dismissed porn actress Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.
U.S. District Judge S. James Otero issued the order Monday in Los Angeles.
Daniels alleges she had an affair with Trump in 2006 and sued him in April. The lawsuit came after Trump tweeted about a composite sketch of a man Daniels says threatened her in 2011 to keep quiet about an alleged affair. He called it a “total con job.”
In dismissing the suit, the judge said Trump's tweet was a “hyperbolic statement” against a political adversary.
Trump's lawyer, Charles Harder...
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Trump scores a 'total victory' after federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' lawsuit and orders her to pay his legal fees

Trump scores a 'total victory' after federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' lawsuit and orders her to pay his legal fees

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President Donald Trump's attorneys scored a victory in court when a federal judge dismissed adult-film actress Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump.
Daniels was also ordered to pay Trump's legal fees.
Daniels, who says she had an affair with Trump in 2006, sued him in April after he disputed her claim that she was being threatened by a unidentified man in 2011 as "a total con job."
The unidentified man allegedly warned her not to publicize her purported sexual affair with Trump.
Michael Avenatti, who represents Daniels, said he would appeal the decision.
President Donald...
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