Michael Avenatti

BOSTON | Sources: Ex-Mass. Gov. Patrick to skip 2020 White House race

BOSTON  — Former Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts will soon announce he won’t launch a 2020 presidential campaign, according to three sources familiar with his plans. They did not say why he decided against a run. A formal announcement was delayed as the country observed a day of mourning for President George H.W. Bush, … Continue reading BOSTON | Sources: Ex-Mass. Gov. Patrick to skip 2020 White House race

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Michael Avenatti (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Michael Avenatti has been released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles. As he walked out of the police station Wednesday, Avenatti told reporters he “has never struck a woman.” He says he has been … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge

WASHINGTON | Official: Michael Avenatti in Los Angeles police custody

WASHINGTON— A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence. The official says Avenatti was taken into custody Wednesday. Police had responded to a domestic violence incident a day earlier and took a report. The official wasn’t authorized to discuss the matter publicly and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Official: Michael Avenatti in Los Angeles police custody

WASHINGTON | GOP chairman refers Kavanaugh accuser for criminal probe

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman wants a criminal investigation of a woman who said she wrote an anonymous letter alleging sexual misconduct by now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, but later recanted authorship and admitted she didn’t know him. Sen. Chuck Grassley tells the Justice Department that Judy Munro-Leighton contacted his committee in October … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GOP chairman refers Kavanaugh accuser for criminal probe

LOS ANGELES | Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer’s suit

LOS ANGELES— A California judge on Monday ordered Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti to pay $4.85 million to an attorney at his former law firm, the first time the potential presidential candidate is being held personally liable in the case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Dennis Landin issued the ruling after turning down a request … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer’s suit

WASHINGTON | Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85 in ex-lawyer’s suit

WASHINGTON— A California judge has ordered Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti to pay $4.85 million to an attorney at his former law firm. The ruling was issued Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Avenatti didn’t attending the court proceeding. The judge said Avenatti must pay the money because he personally guaranteed a settlement with … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85 in ex-lawyer’s suit