Avenatti has been campaigning for Democratic candidates in the November 6 midterm elections and has hinted at his aspirations to run for president although he declined to give a direct answer on Saturday whether or not he will run.
“When I look into the field of potential Democratic nominees, I see a number of very highly qualified accomplished politicians, many of whom would make an exceptional president. However what I don’t see is many of whom could actually beat Donald Trump. And if you can’t beat Donald Trump you never get a chance to actually govern,” he said from a panel that also included comedian Kathy Griffin, whose fake photo posing with the decapitated head of Donald Trump derailed her career.
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Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is suing Trump and his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to get out of an agreement under which Cohen paid her $130,000 not to discuss an alleged sexual encounter she had with Trump. The president has denied having sex with her.