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Trump Hires Hulk Hogan Lawyer to Join Legal Fight Against Porn Star Stormy Daniels

President Donald Trump is reportedly hopping into the legal battle between porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with him, and Michael Cohen, his personal attorney.

Daniels received a $130,000 payout from Cohen just before the 2016 election to keep quiet about her alleged affair with Trump, which is said to have happened when the now-president was married to his third wife Melania in 2006.

The porn star announced she was suing the president earlier this month to get out of the nondisclosure agreement she claims is invalid because Trump never signed it.

Then on Friday, Cohen filed a claim seeking $20 million in damages from Daniels for allegedly violating the NDA 20 times.

And according to Buzzfeed News, Trump has joined Cohen in the legal battle:

Charles Harder, an attorney best known for representing Hulk Hogan in his legal fight against Gawker, filed a notice on behalf of Trump joining in the removal. “Mr. Trump intends to join in EC’s anticipated Petition to Compel Arbitration under the Arbitration Agreement,” he announced.

Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti told Buzzfeed, “The fact that a sitting president is pursuing over $20 million in bogus ‘damages’ against a private citizen, who is only trying to tell the public what really happened, is truly remarkable. Likely unprecedented in our history. We are not going away and we will not be intimidated by these threats.”

In other news, Stormy taped what is shaping up to be a bombshell 60 Minutes interview with Anderson Cooper, which is set to air March 25.

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