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From Trump challenger to solitary confinement: Career arc of slimy lawyer & undeserving Dem hero reaches its nadir

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22.01.2020

2018 was the year when Michael Avenatti was everywhere – at the peak of his popularity and his credibility.

In the autumn of that year, he began releasing videos for a potential presidential campaign.He’d floated the idea many times before, once stating that he possessed the essential leadership qualities that President Trump lacked: “brains, heart, and courage.”

But more than that, he was the figure many Democrats felt was capable of challenging Trump on his level – a chiseled, relatively young, self-made, sharp-tongued non-politician for the Twitter age. Former Trump campaign mastermind Steve Bannon called him a viable Trump opponent.

Avenatti had bathed in the spotlight, speaking regularly on the Daniels case since March 2018. He managed to remain relevant during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, conflating the women making the accusations, the accusations themselves, and the men being accused.

The resistance media at CNN and MSNBC loved him and........

© RT.com