For a little while, it seemed as though it couldn’t possibly get any worse for Donald Trump after Stormy Daniels has made headline after headline for exposing the affair she and Trump had in 2006. Unfortunately for the president, she’s inspired many more women to share their stories and come forward — igniting a movement of women who will finally have their stories heard.
Stormy Daniels’ attorney, Michael Avenatti, has given several appearances as of late and his latest interviews on CNN and MSNBC have just dropped a major bombshell on Trump’s presidency. Avenatti stated that six different women have now contacted him with “striking similarities” to Daniels’ story.
While he stated that he has not investigated these accounts, “at least two of the women have non-disclosure agreements” with Trump and all six claim to have been sexually involved with the president. On CNN, Avenatti said:
As of tonight, we’ve been approached by six separate women with similar stories to my client. I want to stress that we have not vetted these stories to a great degree. However, the initial consultation, the initial information that we’re receiving indicate that there are some striking similarities between their stories and that of my client, Miss Clifford.”
Daniels is currently in a lawsuit against Trump that would permit her to talk about the affair with Trump. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, co-host Mika Brzezinski asked Avenatti, “What does your client want?” Avenatti said:
She wants a forum where she can tell her story, unrestrained. She wants to tell the American people the truth of what happened. Not just what happened between her and the president, but also the attempts by Michael Cohen and Donald Trump to muzzle her and prevent her from telling her story.
Once the American people have a chance to hear Ms. Daniels they will be able to assess her veracity and they will come to the conclusion that she is very very credible.”
Avenatti also revealed that there is proof that Trump knew about the $130,000 in “hush money” that his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid Daniels to keep the affair quiet. He also stated that he is in the “very very early stages” of verifying the stories of the six women. He said:
I don’t know whether these women are telling the truth, or not. I’m not going to stake my reputation on them.”
Avenatti advised that he would only represent the six women if he was “100% sure” that their claims were as true as Daniels’ account. If Avenatti finds that they are true, Trump is going to be in hell. You can watch the interview below:
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