Stormy Daniels's Lawyer Michael Avenatti Releases Dropbox Folder of Transcripts, Tweets, to Discredit Sean Hannity

Stormy Daniels's attorney Michael Avenatti released a Dropbox folder containing highlighted court transcripts and screen grabs of Sean Hannity's tweets on Monday afternoon. The compilation of already-available material, which he titled "Facts Are Stubborn Things," came as Avenatti defended himself against allegations that he was launching baseless attacks against the Fox News host.

Hannity's colleagues at Fox, specifically Brit Hume and Laura Ingraham, had been criticizing Avenatti for both his myriad media appearances and his attacks on Hannity, who was revealed to be embattled Trump attorney Michael Cohen's mystery third client last week. Avenatti predicted during a weekend appearance on CNN that the relationship between Cohen and Hannity was "far more extensive" than people realize, although he did not provide evidence.

Hume tweeted on Sunday that Avenatti had no basis for those predictions, writing that the lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels is playing the news media.

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Avenatti responded in a series of tweets Monday afternoon.

"In light of @brithume claiming I never have a basis for my statements and he and @ingrahamAngle taking shots at me for my harmless comments re Mr. Hannity on CNN yesterday, I think it's only fair that I shed light on some critical FACTS re the situation," he tweeted, linking to the Dropbox folder.

Inside, he highlighted swaths of testimony. One highlighted portion appeared to contradict Hannity's own description of the relationship he shared with lawyer. The Fox News host claimed he never "retained" Cohen in any legal matter and instead simply consulted the attorney—but a U.S. attorney said in court that Cohen never grouped people he consulted for with his legal clients.

"Mr. Cohen's letter states that he has some clients for whom he provides strategic advice or business consulting," said Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas McKay, according to the transcripts. "Now, he hasn't put those in the realm of legal clients for now."

Avenatti's suggestion appears to be that if Hannity and Cohen's work only extended to business or consulting matters, then the Fox News host wouldn't have been listed within Cohen's client group. However, he did not explicitly say what in the transcripts led to his assertion that there was a "far more expansive" relationship between Cohen and Hannity. Instead, he said he provided the transcripts so readers could, on their own, discern the nature of the relationship.

In follow-up tweets, Avenatti defended his client Stormy Daniels and his numerous television appearances.

"To those that are critical of the number of my TV appearances, note: 1. As soon as things stop happening in the highly active cases, I will stop appearing; 2. I accept only 30% of my invites and 3. Don't watch if you don't like it (minority). #basta," he tweeted.

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Stormy Daniels and Michael Avenatti pictured here at United States District Court, Southern District of New York, for a hearing related to Michael Cohen. Avenatti released a Dropbox folder containing highlighted court transcripts and screen grabs of Sean Hannity's tweets on Monday afternoon. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
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