Stormy Daniels raises $170K in two days to cover legal fees
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Adult-film star Stormy Daniels has raised more than $170,000 in two days to cover her legal fees in her lawsuit against President TrumpDonald TrumpNew Capitol Police chief to take over Friday Overnight Health Care: Biden officials says no change to masking guidance right now | Missouri Supreme Court rules in favor of Medicaid expansion | Mississippi's attorney general asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade Michael Wolff and the art of monetizing gossip MORE.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, started a crowdfunding campaign on Wednesday to pay the legal costs of suing the president over a nondisclosure agreement concerning an alleged affair with Trump.

She had raised more than $170,000 as of Friday evening.


Clifford is claiming in her lawsuit that the nondisclosure agreement is void because Trump never signed the document.

Clifford received a $130,000 payment from Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen days before the 2016 election. She was reportedly given the money to stay quiet about the alleged affair.

She offered to return the payment in order to speak publicly about the relationship she says she had with Trump in 2006, but her lawyer said that Trump and Cohen did not meet the deadline to do so.

Trump’s legal team filed a motion on Friday to move Clifford's lawsuit from state to federal court in California, in an attempt to move the case to private arbitration. 

Clifford's lawyer slammed the filing in a tweet Friday, calling it "yet another bullying tactic from the president and Mr. Cohen."