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‘We’re coming for him’: Porn lawyer Michael Avenatti makes ominous threat against Trump

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If you think the blood feud against President Donald Trump by the Resistance has been bad to date, wait until you see the onslaught going forward now that Trump’s longtime attorney, Michael Cohen, has implicated him in a crime.

Porn star attorney Michael Avenatti acknowledged as much Wednesday during an interview on the anti-Trump network CNN, warning the president “we’re coming for him.”

And he’s not talking about in the court of law.

Cohen pleading guilty Tuesday to eight criminal counts, saying in court he made illegal campaign contributions “in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office” — that candidate being Trump.

The “contributions” were payouts to Avenatti’s client, porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claim to have had affairs with Trump.

“This is a big deal,” Avenatti told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota, speaking of Cohen’s claim. “This doesn’t happen every day.”

The attorney was asked what this means for Trump legally, and he replied, “Well, it means that the president’s in a lot of trouble — and it means we’re coming for him, that’s what it means.”

Pointing to “conventional wisdom,” Camerota reminded her guest a sitting president cannot be indicted for alleged crimes and Avenatti let slip that the campaign against Trump is designed more for the court of public opinion than for a court of law.

“We’re going to get all the facts and the evidence, we’re going to take the deposition under oath, we’re going to lay it all out for the American people,” Avenatti said. “And ultimately, they are going to decide the fate of Donald Trump.”

This from the lawyer who has expressed interest in running for president in 2020 against Trump — not that Camerota offered this context.

That Avenatti proclaimed Cohen “credibly points the finger at the president of the United States” does not square with the views of Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani.

“There is no allegation of any wrongdoing against the President in the government’s charges against Mr. Cohen,” Giuliani said, according to the New York Times’ Maggie Haberman. “It is clear that, as the prosecutor noted, Mr. Cohen’s actions reflect a pattern of lies and dishonesty over a significant period of time.”

Even Avenatti acknowledged Cohen has “an incentive to testify at this point against Donald Trump.”

Tom Tillison

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