“I haven’t had a chance to digest it, I just saw it on my email literally right before I came on,” Avenatti told CNN.
“What they’re trying to do is they don’t want me to get a chance to depose Michael Cohen and Donald Trump,” he added. “This is a Hail Mary to try and avoid that, that’s my first guess.”
Avenatti added in a tweet Friday night that Cohen “is back to playing games and trying to protect Donald Trump.”
“He is now pulling a legal stunt to try and ‘fix it’ so that we can’t depose Trump and present evidence to the American people about what happened. He is not a hero nor a patriot. He deserves what he gets,” the attorney added.The news of Cohen’s decision to tear up the agreement came after Bloomberg News reported Friday that other Trump Organization officials were under investigation for payments that Cohen made to Daniels and Karen McDougal, another woman who claims she had an affair with Trump in 2006.