CNN’s Toobin on Judge Dismissing Stormy Daniels Defamation Lawsuit: ‘Big Win for the President’


CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin tonight called the dismissal of Stormy Daniels‘ defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump “a big win for the President and his lawyers, [and a] big loss for Stormy Daniels… and her lawyer Michael Avenatti.”

The suit was filed in response to this tweet:

Toobin told Wolf Blitzer that this is far from the end of the overall legal battle between Daniels and Trump, but today is a “complete win for the President.”

And the grant of attorney’s fees is just “a particular slap in the face towards Stormy Daniels and Mr. Avenatti,” he added.

Avenatti responded to the decision on Twitter tonight:

Watch above, via CNN.

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