Christie got super cozy Saturday night with Michael Avenatti.
Asked why his lawyer Michael Cohen made the payment, Mr Trump said: "You'll have to ask Michael".
In a 5-page filing, Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti said Cohen's effort last week to fight Avenatti's pro hac vice admission to the Southern District of NY - and Daniels' intervention in any case that might arise there against Cohen - was "a highly improper attempt to soil Mr. Avenatti and unnecessarily lure and entangle this court into Mr. Cohen's elaborate campaign to now discredit Mr. Avenatti".
Mr Cohen has admitted to making the payment privately, but has denied that Mr Trump was a party to the transaction.
Minutes after the screenshots containing McNally's numbers were published, Avenatti deleted them and reposted the same tweet with the numbers blacked out. Meanwhile, things that were accurate involved private financial information that Avenatti shouldn't have even possessed let alone made public, Cohen said. Furthermore, Avenatti said he had a First Amendment right to publish the report about Cohen.
Wood could be "looking at Avenatti's tendency to be on television and now to release information", Zeldin said.
Fox News' The Five continued hammering Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti today over his continued daily media presence.
Michael Avenatti, the attorney representing adult film star Stormy Daniels, argued in a court filing Monday that the First Amendment protected his release of financial records pertaining to President TrumpDonald John TrumpRomney denounces pastor slated to speak at USA embassy in Jerusalem Pentagon finds problems with Kushner-backed health program: report Apple CEO Tim Cook praises Parkland, "Me Too" activists in commencement speech MORE's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen.
The actress says she had sex with Mr Trump in 2006.
Avenatti also went on the attack in his filing, saying that Cohen's objection to his pro hac vice application is nothing "but a highly improper attempt to soil Mr. Avenatti and unnecessarily lure and entangle this Court into Mr. Cohen's elaborate campaign to now discredit Mr. Avenatti". Her case, recently removed to Los Angeles federal court, has been stayed pending the criminal probe of Cohen.