June 15, 2018 / 5:27 PM / in 4 months

Cohen loses bid for immediate restraining order against Avenatti

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday refused to grant Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, an immediate restraining order against the attorney for adult film actress Stormy Daniels.

FILE PHOTO: Michael Avenatti, the attorney of adult-film star Stephanie Clifford, known as Stormy Daniels, arrives at federal court in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

U.S. District Judge James Otero said Cohen had not shown he would suffer “immediate, irreparable injury” absent emergency relief against Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti.

Reporting by New York Newsroom; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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