Porn star's lawyer says Trump missed settlement offer deadline

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Clifford filed a lawsuit in California court last week asking a judge to nullify a 2016 agreement in which she received $130,000 from Michael Cohen, Mr. Trump's attorney, in exchange for her silence about the alleged affair.

The source said Trump is being told by advisers not to fight Daniels' decision to break a confidentiality agreement because it would make him look guilty.

The New York Times reported last week that the president's lawyer had secretly obtained a temporary restraining order to prevent Clifford from speaking out about her alleged affair with Trump.

But Avenatti revealed in a tweet on Tuesday, that Trump and Cohen had missed the deadline to revoke the contract.

BuzzFeed reported on Sunday that "lawyers associated with President Donald Trump are considering legal action to stop "60 Minutes" from airing" the interview.

The letter also asked that the president's lawyers agree that neither Trump nor the shell company Cohen used to pay Clifford would attempt to block the broadcast of an interview Clifford taped with CBS News' "60 Minutes" program last week.

"Time to buckle up", Clifford's attorney wrote.

Clifford could be subjected to a $1 million penalty if she broke the nondisclosure agreement she signed.

The possibility of Daniels owning any pre-existing images/videos of Trump engaged in any lewd acts would definitely be a presidential first; however, he hasn't exactly fit the diplomatic politician mould throughout his short tenure in office.

As part of the agreement, Cohen reportedly paid Daniels $130,000 in October 2016 to ensure that she would not share details of an alleged affair with Trump. Larry Rosen, Cohen's lawyer, has not responded to multiple requests for comment.

On Friday, the lawyer filed a document to remove the judge assigned to the case.

"We do not believe it is appropriate for her to preside over this case, which obviously involves the president, in light of this fact", said Michael Avenatti, who represents Daniels.

Mary Hearn, a spokeswoman for the court, said Feffer would not be able to comment because of judicial ethics involving pending cases.

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