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President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen asked to ban a Federal judge on Thursday, Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti, from speaking to the press about the porn star’s lawsuit.
Brent Blakely, a lawyer for Cohen, argued in court documents filed in Los Angeles that Avenatti has tainted the case with a “publicity tour” , which consisted of over 100 television interviews in the last three months, and that he “mainly due to its seemingly insatiable thirst for publicity.”
The lawyer claims Avenatti, the behavior and the statements about Cohen are unethical and threatens to Cohen ‘ s ability to a fair trial, such as it is, turning the case into a “media circus.”
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Blakely, the judge calls for to sign an injunction that would bar Avenatti with reporters or the public to give details on the case of Cohen. “Malicious attacks on Mr. Cohen must be stopped in its tracks,” argues Cohen, is a lawyer.
Avenatti went to social media, denouncing the attempt to take away his spotlight, tweeting: “We have just learned that Mr. Cohen and his atty, Brent Blakely, you can proceed to file a motion to the court for a gag issue to prevent me and others from the provision of info & documents in the media and the public. You want to hid it all. Is that ok? The media allow it?”
“The motion for a gag order is a complete joke and baseless. Mr. Cohen and Brent Blakely, can not with the truth, the facts and the law, so you have to be unethical, meritless motions. This must be their birthday gift to Mr. Trump,” he added.
The motion for a gag order is a complete joke and baseless. Mr. Cohen and Brent Blakely, can not with the truth, the facts and the law, so you have to be unethical, meritless motions. These need to gift your birthday to Mr. Trump. #Basta
— Michael Avenatti (@Michael Avenatti) June 15, 2018
Avenatti, the ubiquitous lawyer, a frequent prime-time guest on most of the networks, with the porn-queen, claiming that she had a Trump in 2006, having an affair with the President
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Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, sued Trump and Cohen, and trying to invalidate a confidentiality agreement that they signed before the 2016 presidential elections. She argues that the agreement is invalid, because Trump actually has to sign.
Cohen received a 90-day delay of the case by a Federal judge in April, in the midst of his other problems, including the FBI RAID of his home and office. The agents reportedly searched for records relating to the had in secret signed entertainment agreement, which porn star under, and other information.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.