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Michael Avenatti’s Nike extortion sentencing delayed to 2021

November 17, 2020
A federal judge Monday pushed back disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti’s sentencing for trying to shakedown nearly $25 million from Nike due to the spike in COVID-19 infections. It marked the fourth sentencing adjournment in the case — and was granted over the objection of Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew Podolsky, who said a number of in-person

Trump claims Democrats and the FDA delayed coronavirus vaccine news

November 10, 2020
President Trump on Monday suggested, without providing evidence, that the Food and Drug Administration and the Democratic Party conspired together to delay the release of a coronavirus vaccine until after the 2020 presidential election. Trump made the claim in a tweet Monday evening, hours after the Pfizer drug company announced an initial analysis of their