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The adult movie star Stormy Daniels has filed a libel suit against President Donald Trump over a tweeting that said a forensic sketch of a man who allegedly threatened her in 2011, "A Total Cheat."
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, claims that in 2006 she had a sexual encounter with Trump and was warned by an unknown man to keep quiet about it five years later, after giving an interview
Earlier this month, Clifford collaborated with a forensic artist to create a sketch of the man she says, she answered in a Las Vegas parking lot, telling her "Leave Trump Alone, Forget the Story," and ominously su
The lawsuit filed on Monday in Manhattan federal court refers to a post on April 18 on Trump's Twitter account mentioning Twee t react to another person through the sketch.
"A sketch years later of a nonexistent man," said Trump's Post. "A total trickery, playing fake news media for fools (but they know it!)"
The lawsuit alleging Trump's comment equates to an indictment that Clifford invented the threat and exposed it to ridicule have and violent threats.
"Mr. Trump used his national and international audience of millions of people to make a false statement of fact in order to denigrate and attack Ms. Clifford," the complaint said.
Trump's attorney had no immediate comment on the libel claim
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Clifford's attorney, Michael Avenatti, said: "Regardless of who you are or what position you are You are not entitled to make statements in an effort to deceive people – there are consequences for this. "
This is the second lawsuit Clifford filed against Trump. Earlier this year, she sued him and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen to resolve a confidentiality agreement that she had signed for $ 130,000 days before the election
Last week, a federal judge overturned the earlier lawsuit over Cohen for 90 days, now under federal investigation in connection with the payment to Clifford.
The White House has said that Clifford's claims are false.
"I have had discussions with the President about it," said press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in March. "And as I mentioned earlier, this case had already been won in arbitration, and there was no knowledge of any payments from the President and he denied all these allegations."