Stormy’s lawyer: ‘Trump may be able to fire Mueller, but he can’t fire me’

Stormy’s lawyer: ‘Trump may be able to fire Mueller, but he can’t fire me’
Michael Avenatti's client takes a polygraph test. (Image: Screen grab of CNN video)

[Ed. – N.B.: Stormy Daniels’ lawyer sees himself as an adversary pursuing Trump.  That’s actually a different thing from seeking justice for his client.  We can probably assume he doesn’t care about his client, who by this time next year will have been long tossed aside like a used dishrag.]

Daniels’s request for Trump to “do the right thing” was the latest statement issued by her lawyer and de facto media adviser, Michael Avenatti, who has become the newest celebrity forged in the furnace of Trumpian chaos. The Los Angeles attorney, operating this week from a luxurious hotel in Midtown Manhattan, has been on a 24/7 media campaign in advance of the CBS interview, received like a conquering hero in four-star restaurants and greenrooms alike. “I don’t know how many times I’ve been referred to as ‘Luke Skywalker,’” said Avenatti on Friday, March 23. “Countless people have e-mailed me and said, ‘we’re counting on you to save America.’ I think that may be a tall task, but thanks for the encouragement.”

He said he’s already been asked about “my presidential campaign in 2020.”

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