Trump’s Defeat of Stormy Daniels’ Twitter Defamation Suit Upheld

July 31, 2020, 10:12 PM

Adult film star Stormy Daniels can’t pursue her claims that President Donald Trump defamed her in an April 2018 tweet, the Ninth Circuit affirmed Friday.

Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, has publicly asserted that a man threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot after she agreed to sell her story about her alleged affair with Trump.

Trump retweeted a photo of the sketch she produced of the man years later, commenting that the depicted strongman was “nonexistent” and that Daniels’ story was “a total con job, playing the Fake News Media for fools.”

Daniels argued the tweet ...

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