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Avenatti Announces That Charges Against Stormy Daniels Have Been Dropped Following Her Arrest

She was arrested last night in what her lawyer described as a political set-up.

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Attorney Michael Avenatti announced on Twitter that charges following the arrest of Stormy Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, have been dropped.

He thanked prosecutor Joe Gibson for his "professionalism" in handling the issue.

Read the full statement below.

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