Michael Avenatti, Ryan Lizza Spar Over Accusations of ‘Posturing as a Champion of Free Press’


Ryan Lizza and Michael Avenatti are beefing on Twitter after the CNN contributor called out the Stormy Daniels lawyer for calling himself a free-speech advocate while blocking people on Twitter.

There has been a lot of commotion lately about how Avenatti has trashed and threatened legal action against media organizations who have critically covered him. Even so, Avenatti considers himself a defender of free speech, saying as much when he retweeted a Washington Post piece about his latest antics during his ongoing media tour.

Enter Lizza, who can’t see how Avenatti can call himself a First Amendment champion after blocking him and others online.

Avenatti said the block wasn’t on purpose before firing back at Lizza:

Lizza responded by saying Avenatti’s claims of “inadvertent” blocks and being pro-free speech are not credible, based on how many people he has blocked:

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