Michael Avenatti: I’m going to force Trump to stand trial ‘one way or the other’

Michael Avenatti: I’m going to force Trump to stand trial ‘one way or the other’
Michael Avenatti (Image: YouTube screen grab via The View)

[Ed. – Give Avenatti credit: At least he’s coming out and admitting that his goal is to bring Trump down no matter what the cost. Robert Mueller is pursuing the same goal, but is less forthright about his motives.]

Within an hour of CNN reporting that President Trump’s ex-attorney is willing to testify that Mr. Trump personally approved a meeting with Russians to get dirt on Hillary Clinton, another of his nemeses was guaranteeing that the president would be tried.

Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, said that Mr. Trump was going to face either a criminal trial under the auspices of special counsel Robert Mueller or a civil lawsuit, possibly alongside his longtime fixer Michael Cohen.

“I am not certain whether Mr. Mueller will ultimately indict Mr. Trump (although the evidence appears to be there). But this I do know – I am going to force him to ‘stand trial’ one way or the other. The only question is how many jurors are we going to have,” Mr. Avenatti wrote on Twitter.

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His adult-film actress client, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is suing both Mr. Cohen and Mr. Trump over a non-disclosure agreement and their public words about her.

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