"Everybody gets to say what they want to say, and you can come after me, and I can come after you, because that's what the Constitution gives us", she said.
On Twitter, he said "Daniels' other claims against Trump and [former Trump attorney Michael] Cohen proceed unaffected. How many other women did you cheat on your wife with while you had a baby at home?" he tweeted. In April, she worked with a forensic artist to create a sketch of the man, who she said told her to leave Trump alone and suggested that something bad could happen to her.
Mr. Trump also brought up one of his most common Twitter themes, his criticism of the Russian Federation investigation, using his term "witch hunt" for the first time in nearly a month.
Mullin, a Westville Republican and staunch defender of President Donald Trump, is a former mixed martial arts fighter with a 3-0 record in the Xtreme Fighting League.
The defamation claim is separate from another lawsuit that Daniels filed against Trump, which is continuing.
"A sketch years later about a nonexistent man", Trump tweeted. The rest of her statement was censored by ABC.
Daniels claims that her affair with Trump took place in July 2006, four months after the birth of Trump's third son, Barron. But now, Daniels, an adult film actress and director, says people think she's "in charge of saving the world", and it's become an "emotionally overwhelming" duty. Trump tweeted on Tuesday.
Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the opening of the adult entertainment fair "Venus" on October 11 in Berlin.
The lawyer also issued an official statement in response to Trump's controversial tweet and threat to "go after" them in a Texas court. "And perhaps a penchant for bestiality".
President Trump awarded attorneys' fees in suit dismissal.
Ms Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti raised a national profile from his public battle with Trump and is even considering a 2020 presidential bid.