A lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, asked a federal judge on Monday to dismiss adult film actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit of a 130,000 dollars hush money agreement.
The lawsuit is said to be challenging the validity over a tryst she claimed they had more than a decade ago.
In a filing with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Mr Trump’s lawyer said the lawsuit by Ms Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is moot because Mr Trump never signed the agreement and has said he will not try to enforce it.
Michael Avenatti, who represents Ms Daniels, has said keeping the case alive serves the public interest.
He did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Ms Daniels has said she slept with Mr Trump during a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, California, in 2006.
Mr Trump has denied he had sex with Ms Daniels.
The case is separate from Ms Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against Mr Trump over his April tweet challenging her claim that an unknown man threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 if she went public about their alleged encounter.
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