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Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti is “still considering” a presidential run even after his arrest this week on suspicion of domestic violence, he told USA Today on Thursday night.

“I will not be intimidated,” Avenatti told the paper in a text message. “The measure of a person is how they get up when they are knocked down.

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“I’m still considering [a run],” he said of the presidential run he’s been hinting at for months. But, he added, his “first priority right now is clearing my name.”

Hours after his arrest, Avenatti posted $50,000 bail and was released from jail in Los Angeles. His arrest for suspected domestic violence was originally reported by TMZ and confirmed by the LAPD. Avenatti denies injuring a woman during a fight.

Avenatti tweeted after his release that he isn’t being charged for any crimes. “I have never struck a woman. I will never strike a woman,” he told reporters, calling himself an “advocate” for women’s rights.

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The LAPD said that Avenatti’s alleged victim had “visible injuries,” but they did not release her identity.

On Twitter, Avenatti appeared to blame Jacob Wohl for the arrest. Wohl, a failed teenage hedge fund investor, was involved in an attempt to frame Special Counsel Robert Mueller for sexual assault, a scheme that quickly blew up in his face.

“First Mueller and now me. When we are fully exonerated I am coming for you Jacob Wohl,” Avenatti wrote.