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Michael Avenatti says he'll lead counter rally to Trump-Cruz event

Michael Avenatti. Photo: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images
Photo: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Stormy Daniels' lawyer and apparent 2020 presidential hopeful Michael Avenatti tweeted Sunday that he will lead a "resistance rally" in Texas in October to counter President Trump's planned campaign event for Sen. Ted Cruz.

The big picture: Avenatti, who said last month that he was "seriously" considering running for president, joins Parkland survivor David Hogg in targeting the Trump-Cruz rally with an attempt to needle the president.