Mike Huckabee calls out Michael Avenatti on ‘Believe the Woman’ demands: ‘If you insist’

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Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.) called out Michael Avenatti for his “believe the women” demands on Twitter Thursday following domestic abuse allegations, saying “if you insist.”

“Don’t know if creepy Michael Avenatti is guilty of beating a woman as charged, but he has screamed a lot that we should always “believe the woman,” he wrote. “Okay, Michael, if you insist.”

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Trump, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony domestic violence.

Avenatti, who also represented Julie Swetnick for her accusation of sexual assault lodged against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, denied the allegations in a statement to The Hill. 

“I wish to thank the hard working men and woman of the LAPD for their professionalism they were only doing their jobs in light of the completely bogus allegations against me,” he said in the statement released by his office.

“I have never been physically abusive in my life nor was I last night. Any accusations to the contrary are fabricated and meant to do harm to my reputation. I look forward to being fully exonerated.”

Avenatti has floated challenging the president in 2020. 


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