Avenatti ‘Still Considering’ Bid For President In 2020 After Arrest

attends Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 20: Michael Avenatti speaks onstage at Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)

Despite his arrest over an alleged domestic violence incident Wednesday evening, attorney Michael Avenatti — who rose to prominence representing porn actress Stormy Daniels against President Trump — is “still considering” a 2020 bid for president, USA Today reported. 

“I’m still considering it,” Avenatti told USA Today. “I will not be intimidated. … The measure of a person is how they get up when they are knocked down.”

Avenatti has ardently defended himself against the allegation of domestic violence since he posted a $50,000 bail. On Thursday, he tweeted that he hadn’t been charged with anything related to the allegation and told reporters he had “never struck a woman” and never would.

Los Angeles Police have said the victim had visible injuries.

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