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Avenatti says he and Stormy Daniels will attend Michael Cohen's House hearing

Posted On: Jan 12, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

Stormy Daniels and Michael Avenatti said Friday they will be in the audience when President Donald Trump's former longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, gives his public testimony to Congress early next month. "I am pleased to announce that StormyDaniels and I will attend the congressional hearing when Cohen testifies," Avenatti wrote on Twitter. "Which is only appropriate seeing as it would have never happened but for StormyDaniels." Cohen has alleged that, when acting as Trump's fixer during the 2016 campaign, he made a $130,000 hush money payment to Daniels to cover up a 2006 affair between the adult film star and Trump at the then-presidential nominee's request. Faced with accusations of a campaign finance violation, Trump has downplayed the payment, casting it as a civil, not criminal, matter. Daniels, represented by Avenatti, had fought Cohen over the non-disclosure agreement surrounding the payment, signed in October 2016, before Cohen turned on the president and was convicted in August 2018 of tax...

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