Stormy Daniels - who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump

Stormy Daniels, the porn star at the center of a political storm involving President Trump, has been arrested, her lawyer says.

Daniels has said she had sex with Trump in 2006 and that Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid her $130,000 to keep the encounter secret shortly before the presidential election.

Stormy Daniels is pictured during an interview with Anderson Cooper about her alleged affair with Donald Trump. He said she was arrested inside the club. "It reeks of desperation", his tweet said. "We will fight all bogus charges".

"It's absurd that law enforcement resources are being spent to conduct a sting operation related to customers touching performers in a strip club in a non-sexual manner".

'This was a setup and politically motivated. "There has to be higher priorities!"

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Under Ohio law, an employee who regularly appears nude or seminude on the premises of a sexually-oriented business is not allowed to touch a patron or anyone who's not a family member while nude or seminude at that business.

While Daniels was performing at Sirens, a strip club in Columbus, some patrons touched her in a "non-sexual" way, her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, told The Associated Press.

He said he expected his client to be released on bail and that she would be charged with a misdemeanor for allowing touching.

DailyMail.com have contacted the Columbus Police Department for comment.

She is hoping to have the non-disclosure agreement thrown out on the grounds that it is not valid because Mr Trump never signed it.

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