Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

US adult film star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with President Donald Trump in 2006, was arrested in a strip club on Wednesday in what her lawyer said was a setup.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has said she had sex with President Donald Trump in 2006 when he was married, which Trump has denied.

Through White House officials, Mr Trump has denied the affair, although Mr Cohen has admitted paying Daniels as part of the agreement. He says she was arrested inside the club.

Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti broke some news late Wednesday night involving the arrest of his client.

"This was a complete set up", he said.

Mr Avenatti wrote: "This was a setup & politically motivated".

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"They are devoting law enforcement resources to sting operations for this?" It reeks of desperation. "We will fight all bogus charges", Avenatti said on Twitter.

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.

He later tweeted that he expected Daniels to be released on bail "shortly" and charged with a misdemeanour for "touching".

Calls to the Columbus Police Department's media information officers went to voicemail.

In March it was announced Daniels would sue Trump, arguing that her hush-money arrangement to not talk about an alleged affair with him was null and void because Trump never signed it.

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