Arrested Trump foe Avenatti must face 'vindictive' Nike extortion case in NY
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , after the celebrity lawyer claimed he was targeted in a "vindictive" prosecution because of his feud with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Michael Avenatti was the lawyer suing the President over the Stormy Daniel affair.
He became a media sensation, attacking everyone from Brett Kavanaugh to R. Kelly.
Donald Trump's detractors loved Avenatti and how he got under the President's skin.
Avenatti considered a 2020 presidential...