I thought one of the two necessary prongs of fraud in the inducement was the willful misleading of one party by the other, with the other prong a detrimental reliance on that deception.

The fraud is by Cohen in writing that Trump warrants something knowing full well Trump did not warrant anything because Trump didn’t even know about it. The agreement itself says that the parties agree Daniels did rely on this impossible Trump warranty and that she would not have entered into the agreement without it.

I did already say all that, quoting the relevant provisions. If you aren’t going to read it, don’t come back with garbage like this.

I’m struggling to see where Miss Daniels felt misled by anything in the agreement.

Whether she felt mislead at the time is not relevant. The facts, as presented by the Trump legal time and the plain words of the agreement are that she was mislead. Kind of the whole point of misleading someone into signing an agreement is to keep them from feeling mislead when they sign it. Duh.

She agreed to accept certain monies . . .

And in exchange for certain warranties from Trump that never happened and were fraudulent asserted to have happened. That’s what you keep ignoring.

I guess what’s really bothering me is why after over a decade is Stormy Daniels a household word.

Well, it’s because less than a year and a half ago the President of the United States entered into a fraudulent Hush Agreement with a porn star and has NOW (not ten years ago) been seeking to enforce it.

Bullshit about who Avenatti worked for his irrelevant to the legal and factual argument I am making. Hell, Trump’s attorneys work for Trump. Does that serve as a basis to discount their statements? That’s how flat stupid you are getting about this.

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Retired lawyer & Army vet in The Villages of Florida. Lifelong: Republican (pre-Trump), Constitution buff, science nerd & dog lover. Twitter: @KeithDB80

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