Stormy Daniels asking for new judge in lawsuit against Trump: report

Stormy Daniels is reportedly seeking a new judge to preside over her lawsuit against President TrumpDonald John TrumpGrassley: Dems 'withheld information' on new Kavanaugh allegation Health advocates decry funding transfer over migrant children Groups plan mass walkout in support of Kavanaugh accuser MORE.

A lawyer for the adult film star, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, filed the request Friday regarding the judge who is presiding over the case to have her nondisclosure agreement with Trump thrown out, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Michael Avenatti alleges that because Judge Elizabeth Feffer of Los Angeles Superior Court is seeking a federal appointment, it is not appropriate for her to preside over a case involving the president.


“We do not believe it is appropriate for her to preside over this case, which obviously involves the president, in light of this fact.”

Daniels last week filed a civil suit against Trump in an effort to void a nondisclosure agreement which she says is not valid because Trump never signed it.

Daniels and Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, both signed the agreement days before the 2016 presidential election, according to the suit.

Cohen acknowledged last month that he paid Daniels $130,000 in October 2016 as part of the agreement that ensured she would not speak about an alleged affair with Trump.