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Politics Trump lawyers want to stop ’60 Minutes’ from airing Stormy Daniels interview: report

20:35  11 march  2018
20:35  11 march  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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President Trump's lawyers are looking at options to stop CBS's "60 Minutes" from airing an interview with adult film star Stormy Daniels, who allegedly had an affair with Trump in 2006, according to BuzzFeed News.

"We understand from well-placed sources they are preparing to file for a legal injunction to prevent it from airing," a source told BuzzFeed on Saturday.

Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti shared the Buzzfeed report on Twitter.

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Trump's attorney Michael Cohen referred Buzzfeed's questions to his own attorney, who did not confirm the report.

The Hill has reached out to the White House and CBS News for comment.

The interview with Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is set to air at an unspecified date in the future. On Thursday, a source familiar with the program told The Hill that StormyDaniels will be on 60Minutes on a future date but won't be on this Sunday.

The interview was announced by Avenatti through Twitter.

Cohen reportedly attempted to stop Daniels from telling additional details of the alleged affair by obtaining a temporary restraining order last week. Daniels filed a lawsuit last week in an effort to void a nondisclosure agreement between herself and Trump.

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Stormy Daniels smiling for the camera © Provided by The Hill

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during a briefing last week that, to the best of her knowledge, Trump was unaware of Cohen's reported $130,000 payment to Daniels in October 2016, a month before the presidential election.

CBS plans to run Stormy Daniels’s ’60 Minutes’ interview March 25, says it has had no legal threat from Trump Organization lawyers .
The segment is slated to run later this month, according to people involved in the show. Networks go to great lengths to secure interviews like this — with its promise of salacious new insights into an alleged affair between a president and a porn star, set against the roiling #MeToo movement — and promote them […]Since filing suit on Daniels’s behalf, attorney Michael Avenatti has been seeking to release her from her confidentiality agreement and has become a regular presence on air.

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