Stormy Daniels just suffered a major defeat in her quest to destroy Donald Trump

Media outlets thought Stormy Daniels was going to be the silver bullet that finally took down Donald Trump.

Journalists hyped up the adult film star’s lawsuit to get out of a nondisclosure agreement as exposing possible criminal violations by the President.

But then Daniels just suffered this major defeat.

Daniels had been represented by California Attorney Michael Avenatti.

Avenatti was an ever-present face on CNN and MSNBC, crusading against Donald Trump and promising bombshells that would end his Presidency once and for all.

But Avenatti was forced to admit defeat when he was forced to withdraw his motion to represent Stormy Daniels in the FBI’s legal proceedings against Trump attorney Michael Cohen.

CNN reports:

Porn star Stormy Daniels’ attorney, Michael Avenatti, withdrew his motion to participate in the court battle involving the FBI raid of President Donald Trump’s attorney’s hotel and office Wednesday after a federal judge warned him he would have to “stop your publicity tour.”

Avenatti, who practices law in California, had requested to be admitted into the New York proceedings, but was met with fierce objection from the attorney for Michael Cohen, Trump’s long-time lawyer, who cited Avenatti’s frequent television appearances, public statements about Cohen’s guilt and his release of Cohen’s personal financial information.

In a nod to that, Judge Kimba Wood told Avenatti that for him to be admitted, “you would have to change your conduct” and “stop your publicity tour.” Wood said she didn’t mean that in a derogatory way but later said “this conduct is inimitable to giving Mr. Cohen eventually a fair trial.”

Cohen – who paid Daniels $130,000 in alleged hush money back in 2016 – had his office raided by the FBI in an unrelated matter.

Lawyers for Cohen were arguing with the government about how much of the material seized was privileged.

Avenatti has petitioned to be a part of the case, but Federal Judge Kimba Wood declared Avenatti would make it impossible for Cohen to get a fair trial because of his near nightly presences on cable news.

Faced with ending his media tour or representing Daniels in this case, Avenatti chose the comforts of CNN and MSNBC’s green rooms.