Michael Avenatti considering campaigning for President's Democratic nomination In 2020, he is juxtaposed with Time magazine, in which he talks about the benefits of nominating a white man.
"I think it's better to be a white man," he said to the 2020 Democrat candidate. "When a white man recites the arguments, they carry more weight … Should they carry more weight? Absolutely not, but do they? Yes."
Critics pounced on his remarks.
"Let me be clear on something," wrote black activist Shaun King on Twitter . "This man is a clown, he's better called Saul, and now we learn he's also a sexist fanatic."
"You've perpetuated a myth of domination, you understand that? Do you understand how non-white men do feel? "Wrote CNN personality Bakari Sellers.
It was a difficult week for Avenatti, whose potential candidacy was extensively handled by national news media, despite its shortage Traditional Qualifications
On Monday, Avenatti was asked by a judge to pay $ 4.85 million in labor costs to a former colleague of his law firm. Less than an hour later, according to the Los Angeles Times, Avenatis law firm Eagan Avenatti was evicted from her Newport Beach office and a judge ordered the firm to pay four months' rent.
On Thursday, Republicans of the Senate, Avenatiti and his client Julie Swetnick referred the Ministry of Justice to possible criminal investigations. Swetnick was one of a handful of women who at that time accused the Supreme Court of notifying Brett M. Kavanaugh this summer of sexual misconduct while he was in high school and then at school. In what critics quickly denounced as a political ploy, Senator Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) said he believed that Avenati and Swetnick should be investigated for conspiracy to give "materially false" explanations to Congress.
It was fun while it lasted, "Daily Beast reporter Lachlan Markay wrote on Twitter after Avenatti's remark in Time.
Avenatti did not respond to a request for comment, but responded to the criticism on Twitter.  "Let me be clear: I have been constantly asking white men like me to take steps, take responsibility and be part of it, stop the sexism and bigotry that other white men are dealing with," he wrote is especially important for her to call other white men. I make that point in my speeches. "
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