On Friday, Marc Held – the lawyer for Dino Sajudin, the former janitor – said that his client had been released from his contract with AMI, the parent company of the National Enquirer, "recently" after the back and forth discussions with AMI ,
The contract appears to have been signed on November 15, 2015, stating that AMI has exclusive rights to Sajudin's story, but does not mention the details of the story itself except to say: "Source is to give information to AMI about Donald Trump's illegitimate Child … "
The agreement states that" AMI Source will not owe compensation if AMI does not release the Exclusive … "and the head of the agreement shows that Sajudin could receive $ 30,000, payable on release as set out below.
However, the third page of the agreement shows that about a month later, the parties signed an amendment stating that Sajudin would receive $ 30,000 within five days of receiving the change, stating that the "exclusivity period "The agreement stipulates that it be extended permanently and not expire."
The amendment also provides for a one-million-dollar payment that Sajudin would make to AMI "if Source violates this provision." [1
At that time, AMI described Sajudin's story as "untrustworthy" and denied it Link between the story and Trump and his then personal lawyer Michael Cohen.
The White House did not respond to CNN's request for comments in April.
CNN has contacted AMI to clarify whether Sajudin is now exempted from the contract
Sajudin's claim that Trump fathered an illegitimate child was not mentioned by any of the businesses that made the story independently confirmed.
Held said he could not state the exact date on which the contract was terminated, according to another Vere The lawyer met with AMI to get his client out of the contract.
Held said that now that Sajudin had been released from the agreement with AMI, he was no longer responsible for making a payment for speaking.
"He's a worker and could have ruined him for life by a million dollars," Held told CNN.
What the porter claims to know
When the story turned up in April, Sajudin told CNN about the alleged relationship in a statement:
Today I woke up to learn that one confidential agreement that I had with AMI (The National Enquirer) regarding a story about President Trump, was leaked to the press. I can confirm that while working in the Trump World Tower, President was not criticized by Trump's former housekeeper for criticizing previous relationship with President Trump, who has produced a child. "
Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday for tax fraud, misrepresentations to a bank, and being accused of funding election campaign funding for his work for Trump.
In this deal, he pleaded guilty to paying $ 130,000 to the former Paying adult movie star Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, to hide her story of an alleged affair with Trump, he also pleaded guilty to collaborating with AMI to bring former playboy model Karen McDougal in a similar "catch Trump has denied having an affair with both women.
Pecker has obtained immunity in the Cohen case for details of the payments Prosecutors had indicated a source that was confirmed to CNN on Friday.