After many weeks of speculation and vague allusions to a 2020 bid, Michael Avenatti has finally made the decision. He’s quitting before he even began.
Avenatti is famous for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her smear campaign against Donald Trump. More recently, he’s fallen into some legal troubles of his own.
After being hit with domestic violence allegations, fraud accusations, and a restraining order in quick succession, he still bragged that his chances at the nomination were higher than ever. He changed his tune only days later.
Democrats are facing a difficult election, and most of their platform is built on painting Trump as a racist, misogynist lunatic. It wouldn’t look so great for them to nominate someone that has emphatically proven himself to be exactly that.
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