Avenatti challenges Giuliani to face-to-face discussion on live TV

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Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, on Tuesday challenged Rudy Giuliani to a face-to-face discussion on any news network.

“I think it would be very helpful for the public to witness a discussion between Mr. Giuliani and me concerning the facts of the case, etc.,” Avenatti tweeted. “I am willing to participate on any network provided both sides are provided a fair shake. I am also willing to do it on 12-hours notice.”

{mosads}Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, has been on a media blitz since he joined President Trump’s legal team late last month.

During an interview with Fox News’s Sean Hannity last week, Giuliani said that Trump had reimbursed his personal lawyer Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment to Daniels related to a nondisclosure agreement.

Avenatti, who also regularly appears on media and frequently tweets about Daniels’s case, also challenged Hannity to a “straight up discussion between two men” last week regarding Daniels’s case against Cohen.

The adult-film star is suing both Trump and Cohen for defamation for calling her a liar after she spoke about her alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

Avenatti renewed his calls to debate Hannity earlier on Tuesday, asking why the host was still “dodging” him.

“Hey @foxnews — instead of having your pathetic surrogates attack me and my client without us present, why don’t you instruct your No. 1 guy @seanhannity to stop dodging me and debate me on his show? Why are you avoiding this? #basta.”

Giuliani has called Avenatti an “ambulance chaser” and “complete jerk” who should turn in his law license.

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