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Michael Avenatti to be running for President in the year 2020?
Stormy Daniels is a lawyer, makes a surprise visit to the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting.
CHICAGO – The otherwise quiet opening day of the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting was still wide awake with a late afternoon surprise visit from the seemingly ubiquitous lawyer Michael Avenatti.
But instead of talking about his representation of adult-film star Stormy Daniels and her legal battle against President Trump, he concentrated on remarks to the DNC members elsewhere, and answered questions from reporters about his own flirtation with a 2020 White house run.
“I never understood how to shoot this idea straight with the people. You [the Reporter], you know, which candidate are entering and probably the race. You know what people are behind the scenes. It is no big secret in Washington or here, or anywhere else. Why not listen to the people and say, ‘Yes, I am seriously considering to run for President.'”
No other 2020 contenders is planned, the three-day meeting.
Avenatti visit, he said, continues to Friday, immediately followed by several political events in Iowa, just the latest in a tour of the local Democratic party meetings all over the country.
The Problem Avenatti, to the members of the DNC Ethnic Council, the crisis in the separated illegal-immigrant families was addressed. He represents several dozen families in their reunification attempts. “I don’t know about you, but this is not my America. And these are not the principles and the values on which this nation was founded, hundreds of years ago.”
Many Democrats publicly such separations have condemned, but Avenatti said, there are other immigration issues that make him out against potential primary opponent.
He said calls from Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Kirsten Gillibrand in New York, for example, the abolition of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement misdirected.
“Talk about the abolition of the ICE is similar to the talk about the abolition of the police, and I don’t think that’s the right message, and I don’t think that is the right position.”