As he tries to resolve his financial troubles, his law practice is getting enormous publicity from the sex scandal. Savannah Guthrie, Wolf Blitzer and Megyn Kelly have each grilled him on television. To buttress his case, for the public if not for the court, he rations out scoops to TV networks. … [Read more...] about Trump meets his match: Stormy Daniels’ combative lawyer Michael Avenatti
Camerota also raised the possibility of Trump pardoning Cohen. Avenatti said he believes that is only a “slim possibility” and that it would not make “it all go away” for Trump. The states of New York or California could bring bank fraud or wire fraud charges against Cohen and Trump could not pardon those offenses because they would not be federal, Avenatti explained. … [Read more...] about Michael Avenatti Says He’s Going to Depose Donald Trump: ‘We’re Coming For Him’
“Provided there is sufficient evidence to support an indictment of President Trump—and there are many indications that there is—the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, and prosecutors from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, who are investigating payments to my client, Stormy Daniels, and Karen McDougal, should present their evidence to grand juries,” Avenatti wrote in the opinion piece. “Those jurors, citizens of our communities, should then determine whether the evidence supports an indictment of Mr. Trump.” … [Read more...] about Michael Avenatti Calls for ‘Immediate Indictment’ of Donald Trump After Report that President Directed Hush Payments
But Avenatti isn't giving up that easily. After being released on a $300,000 bond on Tuesday, he took to Twitter once again to argue that "corruption at Nike was rampant," that the company is trying to "divert attention from their own crimes," and that it lied in response to subpoenas while withholding documents from the government. … [Read more...] about Could Nike Still Be In Trouble After Avenatti’s Arrest?
"I think it would be very helpful for the public to witness a discussion between Mr. Giuliani and me concerning the facts of the case, etc," Avenatti said. "I am willing to participate on any network provided both sides are provided a fair shake. I am also willing to do it on 12-hrs notice." … [Read more...] about Rudy Giuliani shreds Michael Avenatti’s bombshell report on Russian reimbursements, calls him ‘a pretty unsuccessful lawyer’