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Michael Avenatti was named in a lawsuit with a GOP megadonor client of Michael Cohen’s — and he doesn’t know why

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Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti has become a celebrity in his own right — and proof can be found in a sealed lawsuit that names him as a defendant alongside GOP megadonor Elliott Broidy, a client of the president’s erstwhile personal attorney Michael Cohen.

On July 1, the Wall Street Journal revealed that Broidy is backing out of a hush-money agreement with former Playboy Playmate Shera Bechard because Keith Davidson, Bechard’s former lawyer that also used to represent Daniels, shared details about the model’s non-disclosure agreement with Avenatti.

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On July 6, Avenatti said in a statement that Bechard has filed her own lawsuit — but he doesn’t know what’s in it because it was sealed “on an emergency basis.”

“Earlier today, I learned that Ms. Shera Bechard filed a new lawsuit naming Mr. Elliott Broidy, Mr. Keith Davidson, his law firm and me as Defendants,” Avenatti’s statement read. “I presently do not know what the allegations are because the Complaint was immediately sealed, on an emergency basis, at the request of Ms. Bechard’s attorneys.”

“This is highly unusual under California law,” he noted.

Avenatti went on to say that he has “no idea” why he was named in the suit because he “never represented her” and had never been in contact with her.

“I was never a party to any agreement with her and I never had any obligation to her,” the attorney’s statement continued.

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Trump is trying Middle East Peace plan 2.0 after the first one flopped

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to submit his second Middle East peace plan after the first one senior son-in-law Jared Kushner came up with didn't go over very well.

"We will get this done," Trump claimed in May 2017.

“We'll start a process which hopefully will lead to peace,” Trump said. “Over the course of my lifetime, I've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is the deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Let's see if we can prove them wrong, okay?”

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Rage-filled Trump has crippled his presidency because he can’t let go of a grudge no matter how small: report

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According to a report in Politico, many of Donald Trump's problems are the direct result of his inability to get over the smallest of slights leading him to make poor decisions because he can't see his way to let go of a grudge.

The report notes, "Whether in the privacy of his clubs or out on the campaign trail, the president can’t help but hold onto a grudge. Even as Trump heads into an election year with a record that he claims ranks him among the best presidents of all time, political grievances continue to drive everything from policy decisions to rally speeches to some of the biggest scandals of his presidency — including his impeachment."

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George Conway reveals Trump is being shunned by law firms because young lawyers ‘want nothing to do with him’

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Conservative attorney George Conway asserted in a column over the weekend that President Donald Trump's history of mistreating law firms is catching up with him.

In a Sunday op-ed for The Washington Post, Conway explains that Trump is now faced with sparse choices for legal representation in his impeachment trial after years of not paying attorneys and generally being a bad client.

Pointing to Trump's choice of Alan Dershowitz and Kenneth Starr, Conway writes:

?The president has consistently encountered difficulty in hiring good lawyers to defend him. In 2017, after Robert S. Mueller III became special counsel, Trump couldn’t find a high-end law firm that would take him as a client. His reputation for nonpayment preceded him: One major Manhattan firm I know had once been forced to eat bills for millions in bond work it once did for Trump. No doubt other members of the legal community knew of other examples.

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