Michael Avenatti revealed his client as Julie Swetnick, a former student at Gaithersburg high School in Maryland, who attended parties in the early 1980s with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Swetnick claims that she saw Kavanaugh fondle and grope girls at high school parties and forcibly try to remove their clothing to reveal their private parts.
She also witnessed Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge trying to “spike” girls’ drinks at parties with drugs “so that they could be taken advantage of” and that she herself was a victim of a gang rape at a party when Kavanaugh was present…
Avenatti says his latest client is a victim of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh who is prepared to take her story public in the next 48 hours.
His claim has been met with more than a little skepticism — as has his prospective presidential bid. But Avenatti’s uncanny knack for drawing blood from the president and beating Trump at his own game has some top Democrats warning that the lawyer shouldn’t be dismissed outright as a factor in the Democratic presidential field.
“There’s no doubt about it. He’s been relentless and he’s been prescient, particularly about the things he’s been involved in. The Michael Cohen matter in particular. He predicted for months that Cohen would plead guilty and cooperate. He did. He predicted this whole deal with his client Stormy Daniels would unravel. It did,” said longtime Democratic strategist David Axelrod. “He has a particular utility right now, which is, with the people who are furious with Trump, he is the avenging angel.”….