Stormy Daniels and Michael Avenatti (Credit: The Circus, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Avenatti Verdict; Zuckerberg Take Big Hit; Pelosi Asks Olympians to Keep Quiet

Attorney Michael Avenatti Found Guilty In Stormy Daniels Case

A New York jury found disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti guilty for swindling adult film star Stormy Daniels out of roughly $300,000 she was owed for a book deal. The charges were for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. He represented himself in the trial and will be sentenced on May 24th. (CNBC)


Pelosi Urges US Olympic Athletes to Keep Quiet Over China Human Rights Abuses

House Speaker Pelosi urged athletes who are competing in the Beijing Winter Olympics to not speak up against China’s human right’s violations as the government is “ruthless” and may retaliate. (Washington Times)


Zuckerberg’s Net Worth Plummets

The Facebook founder has fallen off the top 10 richest in the world list after Facebook’s stock (symbol: FB) plunged following a sell-off due to the company reporting its first quarterly user decline. Zuckerberg’s net worth dropped by nearly $30 billion dollars. (NY Post)


House Democrat Makes Move Towards Leadership Bid

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is trying to move up the Congressional ladder. The progressive from Washington state is calling around her caucus trying to gain support to get a position in the Democrats House Leadership. She would be challenging the longstanding Pelosi-Hoyer power bloc in her party. (Politico)



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