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Stormy Daniels loses appeal in Trump case

Porn star Stormy Daniels has promised to defy a court docket ruling ordering her to pay almost $300,000 in former President Donald Trump’s attorneys’ charges over her failed defamation lawsuit.

Daniels, 43, whose actual title is Stephanie Clifford, tweeted Monday she gained’t honor Friday’s federal appeals court docket ruling that seemingly ends the authorized feud between her and Trump stemming from an alleged sexual encounter between the 2 in 2006.

“I will go to jail before I pay a penny,” the grownup movie star pledged.

Trump, who has repeatedly denied having intercourse with Daniels, celebrated the ruling in a statement issued Monday night.

“As I have stated many times throughout the years, I never had an affair with Stormy Daniels, nor would I ever have wanted to,” Trump mentioned. “The ruling was a total and complete victory and vindication for, and of me.”

The forty fifth president blasted Daniels’ litigation as a “purely political stunt” whereas praising his attorneys for bringing the matter to a “successful” finish.

“Now all I have to do is wait for all of the money she owes me,” Trump mentioned. “P.S. The Fake News probably won’t report this story!”

Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels has proclaimed that she will refuse to pay the court-ordered $300,000 to cover Donald Trump's legal fees.
Adult movie actress Stormy Daniels has proclaimed that she is going to refuse to pay the court-ordered $300,000 to cover Donald Trump’s authorized charges.
Stormy Daniels said that she would rather go to jail than
Stormy Daniels mentioned she would moderately go to jail than “pay a penny.”
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The US Circuit Court of Appeals for the ninth Circuit mentioned it had no jurisdiction over Daniels’ appeal of the attorneys’ charges since she didn’t file a discover inside a 30-day deadline of a federal decide granting the charges to Trump, CNBC reported.

The appeals court docket additionally mentioned the decide correctly included one other $1,000 in sanctions in opposition to Daniels in the judgment that awarded Trump attorneys’ charges, the community reported.

Former attorneys for each Daniels and Trump — Michael Avenatti and Michael Cohen, respectively — have been convicted of felonies in connection to the authorized battle.

Stormy Daniels detailed the alleged affair in her 2018 book
Stormy Daniels detailed the alleged affair in her 2018 guide.
Former President Donald Trump said the ruling was
Former President Donald Trump mentioned the ruling was “a total and complete victory and vindication for, and of me.”
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Avenatti was discovered responsible final month of swindling almost $300,000 in book-advance money from Daniels, who detailed the alleged tryst in 2018’s “Full Disclosure,” which included a foreword by Avenatti. The disgraced lawyer faces as much as 22 years in jail when he’s sentenced for his conviction on wire fraud and aggravated id theft prices on May 24.

Cohen, who served as Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, was launched from dwelling confinement in November after finishing a three-year sentence for tax evasion, financial institution fraud and mendacity to Congress.

Cohen, who had been launched from jail in May 2020, was sentenced in half for arranging hush-money funds to Daniels and mannequin Karen McDougal, who additionally claimed she slept with Trump. The former president has denied each alleged trysts.

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