Don Jr. savages Michael Avenatti who faces trial for extortion

Mail Online | 3/29/2019 | David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor For In Grand Rapids, Michigan;Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline
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Donald Trump Jr. threw a series of elbows at Michael Avenatti across four time zones on Thursday, telling that the disgraced lawyer is guilty of every accusation he's leveled at the president and his family – and that he's personally enjoying watching the Trump family's nemesis fall.

'There's a little bit of schadenfreude there,' Trump Jr. grinned after he warmed up the president's rally crowd in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Schadenfreude is a German word that refers to pleasure derived from other people's misfortune.

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Avenatti, who gained national prominence by representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her battles with the president, faces federal charges for allegedly trying to extort $25 million from Nike and embezzling from a client in a separate case. The investigation reportedly revealed years of tax dodging.

In a brief interview, Trump Jr. cited Avenatti as someone who 'has made a career and a name for himself attacking you, saying you're going to be going to jail, that you're the worst, that you're committing treason, all this nonsense – and he's the guy actually doing it.'

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His energetic and caustic speech revved up a capacity crowd estimated at 12,500 people while a sizable overflow audience watched on video screens outside.

The Trump scion announced that 'MAGA,' shorthand for the president's 'Make America Great Again' slogan, 'stands for something a little different: "Michael Avenatti Got Arrested!" MAGA!'

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'He's going to jail for a long time, it seems,' Trump Jr. said.

The outspoken Trump sun blasted CNN for treating Avenatti as a potential challenger to the president just 'four weeks ago,' claiming that CNN on-air talking heads had said, "Michael we're going to take you seriously as a presidential contender".'

'That's how insane they are!' he said.

'It went from "Avenatti 2020" to "Avenatti 20-to-25." Maybe 50. Who knows? Seems like he did a lot of bad...
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