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Michael Avenatti may have found a way to circumvent Cohen and get to Trump himself

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Now that Donald Trump has admitted to reimbursing his attorney Michael Cohen for the  “hush money” paid out to the president’s old mistress Stormy Daniels, the legal strategy of the adult film star’s lawyer’s has been reinvigorated.

Bloomberg reported Thursday that attorney Michael Avenatti filed a motion in Los Angeles federal court in an attempt to overrule a judge’s 90-day delay that came after Cohen was raided by the FBI earlier this year. As Avenatti argued, there’s no need to question the president’s attorney because now that Trump has admitted he repaid Cohen, he can be deposed himself.

“Mr. Trump’s newfound voice on facts concerning this lawsuit demonstrates he will be able to testify in his defense,” the attorney said.

In his filing, Avenatti argued that “when the stay was issued on April 27, the California judge wasn’t aware of Trump’s statements a day earlier on Fox News, where the president said the criminal investigation in New York had nothing to do with the hush-agreement case,” Bloomberg reported.

In the filing, the attorney also said the three month stay is “unfair” to Daniels because it allows the president to continue posting “incendiary” and false tweets about the case.

This latest motion comes days after Avenatti was hit with a $10 million bankruptcy judgement — a move the attorney has called “nonsense.”

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Orange County Republican under fire after 3 women come forward with #MeToo allegations of sexual misconduct

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Republicans in Orange County are in chaos after allegations of sexual harassment surfaced at a GOP endorsement meeting.

"As Orange County Republicans considered a 2020 endorsement last week for Assemblyman Bill Brough, R-Dana Point, one local official made a surprising public declaration," the Sacramento Bee reported Monday. "County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett accused Brough of making unwanted sexual advances during their time together on the Dana Point City Council."

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New York Times admits they ‘downplayed’ the rape allegation against Trump

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On Monday, The New York Times issued a mea culpa for the nature of their coverage of the allegation by advice columnist E. Jean Carroll that President Donald Trump raped her in a department store in the 1990s.

"After an article last week reported the advice columnist E. Jean Carroll's rape allegations against President Trump, some readers accused The Times of downplaying the story," wrote staff editor Laura Takenaga. "Many have written to ask us why we didn't give the allegations more attention on our website and in print ... Some questioned whether the lack of prominence showed too much deference to the president's denials, or whether it even suggested misogyny or an unwillingness to believe a victim's account."

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LGBTQ pride ‘forces’ people to accept ‘a perverted and non-biblical view of sexuality’: West Virginia Republican

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West Virginia state Sen. Mike Azinger penned an angry op-ed for the Parkersburg News and Sentinel, scorning the idea of LGBTQ acceptance and warning that it is a massive plot to indoctrinate people against Christian values.

"Tolerance, in the face of the violation of the commandments of God, is no virtue at all," said Azinger, a manager of a contracting firm with a master's degree in pastoral theology. He ripped into the local newspaper for covering an LGBTQ pride event the previous Saturday, thundering that, "Sexual deviancy is going mainstream."

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