CNN under fire for having having treated Michael Avenatti like a serious presidential candidate

Today, former lawyer to Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years of prison for attempting to extort Nike.

However once upon a time, Avenatti was treated by the media as a anti-Trump champion and even a serious presidential contender.

A 2019 video by the Daily Signal shows a montage of clips proving this.

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Many are now taking to Twitter to mock the mainstream media’s past fawning over Avenatti.

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Sean Hannity has been blasting CNN’s Brian Stelter, who is reportedly writing a book about Fox News.

Early in 2020, CNN’s Brian Stelter asked guests if it was stupid on his part to take Michael Avenatti’s Presidential run seriously.

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