It seems that the rumors surrounding the affair between President Trump and the adult actress known as “Stormy Daniels” are only intensifying. It has emerged that the actress is pursuing a defamation of character suit against the president’s lawyer Michael Cohen. The star alleges that Cohen defamed her when he appeared to suggest that she was lying about the affair that took place between Daniels and Donald Trump after a golf tournament at Lake Tahoe in 2006.
By now Daniels has spent a significant period of time trying to find a way to dissolve the non-disclosure agreement that she signed after receiving a payment of $130,000 from Trump’s lawyer. Trump’s lawyer has never denied that he made a payment to Daniels and there also appears to be no denial that the agreement is in place. In fact, getting out of the NDA should prove to be relatively easy, since Trump never actually signed it, even under the alias that was provided for him in the document, “David Dennison.”
Trump would normally be much more concerned about the investigation into his Moscow connections, but it seems his more pressing problem now is the one that may not only cost him the presidency but also his marriage to first lady Melania. So far Trump has been quiet in the news, seemingly taking the advice of his highly-paid lawyer.
It is hardly a surprise that Trump has a sordid history with women. In the lead-up to his presidential campaign, it came to light that he had admitted to sexually assaulting women as a matter of habit, telling his friend Billy Bush that he “doesn’t even wait” for consent to start kissing women and that women will “let you do anything when you’re a star.” Trump has always denied assaulting the specific victims who have identified his behavior, but the number of women who came forward to accuse Trump of assault is staggering for any office-holder, let alone a president. It now appears that Trump’s history has indeed come back to bite him and we can only hope that Daniels does manage to get the non-disclosure agreement overturned so the world can see what sort of a man Donald Trump really is.
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