Michael Avenatti Says He Could Run for President Against Trump in 2020

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"If (big) [Trump] seeks re-election, I will run, but only if I think that there is no other candidate in the race that has a REAL chance at beating him,” the Stormy Daniels lawyer tweeted Wednesday morning.

If President Donald Trump chooses to seek reelection in 2020, he already has an opponent in Michael Avenatti, as Stormy Daniels' (real name Stephanie Clifford) lawyer revealed on Twitter Wednesday morning.

"IF (big) [Trump] seeks re-election, I will run, but only if I think that there is no other candidate in the race that has a REAL chance at beating him," Avenatti tweeted. "We can't relive 2016. I love this country, our values and our people too much to sit by while they are destroyed."

He further explained that it would take a "street fighter" like himself to conquer the "King." 

"Be clear — only a street fighter has a chance at displacing the 'King.' Otherwise, this country and its principles will be in pieces and non-recognizable," he wrote. 

To further tease his presidential campaign, Avenatti explained that Trump's presidential run only proved that someone lacking political experience could still win, giving him a fighting chance. 

"To those that claim that only a traditional politician with 'experience' can beat Trump, go back & look at the results from 2016. He beat all 15 of those candidates that he faced (crushed many). If we go down the same path and are not smart, don't be surprised with the result." Avenatti later went on the defense, arguing that he has experience in "con law." 

"I have a lot of experience in con law. Far more than the current president. All the experience in the world will not help if you can't get elected to the office. And I can assure you that the key districts Trump won are not focused on con law."

Avenatti also reiterated that he is not relying on his "temporary fame" for being Daniels' lawyer to win a presidential campaign but rather "brains, heart and courage." 

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