Former President Donald Trump always said sketchy lawyer Michael Avenatti was a crook and belonged in jail.
Turns out he was right on both counts.
According to Breitbart News, “a judge on Thursday afternoon handed down a 30-month prison sentence to disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti — who rose to national prominence purely by casting himself as a left-wing champion fighting former President Donald Trump — for attempting to extort Nike for up to $25 million.”
“Mr. Avenatti’s conduct was outrageous,” said Judge Paul Gardephe. “He hijacked his client’s claims, and he used him to further his own agenda, which was to extort Nike millions of dollars for himself.”
“He outright betrayed his client,” said Gardephe. “Mr. Avenatti had become drunk on the power of his platform, or what he perceived the power of his platform to be.”
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