Disgraced former attorney Michael Avenatti was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release for trying to extort millions from the sportswear company Nike.
The former media gadfly and anti-Trump resistance hero reportedly cried in court as he made a statement thanking his family. According to Washington Post reporter Devlin Barrett, Avenatti admitted “I and I alone have destroyed my career, my relationships, my life, and there is no doubt that I deserve to pay, have paid, and will pay a further price for what I have done.” Read More
by Hanna Bogorowski Michael Avenatti fueled speculation that he’s considering a 2020 presidential run Thursday when he launched the first ad for his political action committee (PAC), “Fight PAC.” Avenatti, the lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels and an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump and Republicans, has made… Read More
by Peter Hasson and Joe Simonson Much of the developments surrounding Stormy Daniel’s lawsuit again President Donald Trump have focused on the business dealings of attorney Michael Cohen, but an investigation by The Daily Caller News Foundation reveals that Daniel’s counsel, Michael Avenatti, has his own questionable history. Avenatti’s past is… Read More