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Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti teases that 2 more women might have been paid hush money by Trump
Attorney Michael Avenatti, who is representing adult film star Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against President Trump, told Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski on Thursday that at least two other women have credibly told him they signed hush agreements with Trump. Avenatti, who is still in the process of vetting the women, said: "There's at least two I think that are on solid ground and as the evidence rolls out over the coming months, disclosures are going to be made that my client was not alone as it relates to these [hush] payments."
Brzezinski asked if the women claim they "had affairs or sex with Donald Trump," to which Avenatti answered in the affirmative. Avenatti also confirmed that the payments to the women exceeded the $130,000 paid to Daniels.
While Avenatti was hesitant to be more forthcoming about the details, he answered "yes" when Brzezinski clarified that the women are "on solid ground to match the Stormy Daniels line of payment — money from Trump to Michael Cohen to them, for their silence." Avenatti also said he was vetting other women in addition to the two he believes could be credible, and that there could be even more unexpected disclosures in the future. Watch at MSNBC, beginning at the five-minute mark.