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Court could deal blow to porn star, award Trump legal fees

AP  |  Los Angeles 

Attorneys for want a to award USD340,000 in legal fees for successfully defending him against defamation claims by

Attorneys are due in federal court Monday to make their case that gamesmanship by Daniels' led to big bills.

Daniels alleges she had an affair with in 2006.

She sued him after he dismissed her claims of being threatened to keep quiet about the tryst as a "total con job."

A ruling Trump's statement was an exaggeration aimed at a political rival threw out the case in October.

He said could recoup legal fees.

Michael Avenatti, who represents Daniels, says the amount sought is staggering and shouldn't exceed USD25,000.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 20:00 IST
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