The listening to has been set for July 12 on the Los Angeles County Superior Courtroom.
Daniels, whose authorized title is Stephanie Clifford, filed go well with final week against the President. The lawsuit mentioned Trump by no means signed a hush settlement to maintain Daniels quiet late in the 2016 marketing campaign about an alleged sexual encounter between the 2 earlier than Trump was president.
The lawsuit mentioned Cohen had signed it on Trump’s behalf and due to this fact the settlement was void. Each Cohen and the White Home have denied the allegations of an affair between Daniels and Trump.
The lawsuit additionally accuses Cohen of constant the efforts to “intimidate Ms. Clifford into silence and ‘shut her up'” by initiating a “bogus” arbitration continuing final month with out notifying Daniels or permitting due course of.
Final month, Cohen admitted to paying $130,000 of his personal cash to Daniels forward of the 2016 election, however mentioned the Trump Group and the marketing campaign had no involvement. He fashioned a personal LLC, Important Consultants LCC, to make the cost, in line with the Wall Avenue Journal.