Shady Lawyer Avenatti Filters Money to His PAC Rather Than Cruz Opponent
Attorney Michael Avenatti has come under fire over a now-deleted tweet encouraging people to "chip in for Beto now," linking to what appeared to be a fundraising page for Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke.
In the fine print of the now-deleted campaign, however, O'Rourke supporters discovered that half the proceeds went to Avenatti's Fight PAC, formed a little over seven weeks ago.
Users were able to manually allocate funds entirely to O'Rourke, however the default sent half of all money collected to Avenatti's Political Action Committee.
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