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8.35pm GMT

Lawyers for porn actress Stormy Daniels and President Trump’s former personal attorney got in a face-to-face confrontation in a Santa Monica courthouse hallway, per the AP:

Michael Avenatti, who represents Daniels, and Brent Blakely, who represents Michael Cohen, exchanged accusations Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Avenatti said Blakely represented a felon. Blakely responded that Avenatti is a felon. Avenatti said he’s never been convicted of a crime.

8.33pm GMT

Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who is mulling a 2020 presidential bid, has a new op-ed out in the Des Moines Register discussing his upcoming trip to the state.

Michael Bloomberg, as a guest columnist in the Des Moines Register: Why I’m coming to Iowa

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Source: theguardian