Tag Archives: Michael Cohen

Cohen Predicts Trump Will Hide Out At Mar-A-Lago During Biden’s Inauguration, Won’t Come Back To DC

“Donald Trump talks a lot of nonsense. The birtherism. ‘I have my investigators there in Hawaii. Look what we found out.’ “It’s all a lie, 99.9% of everything that comes out of his mouth is a lie. He’s not going to stay in the White House past January 20th. They will remove him. He knows that. “After Christmas, he usually …

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Michael Cohen Tweets His Vote For Biden And Harris

The New York Daily News reports: Michael Cohen is trying to say sorry with his ballot. The former Trump fixer posted a photo of himself Tuesday after voting against his ex-boss near his home on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Cohen also used the hashtag #meaculpa and #disloyal, presumably to express his regret for once supporting the president. The disgraced lawyer, …

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Cohen: Trump’s “Biggest Fear” Is Tax Fraud Charges

Yahoo News reports: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime former personal attorney, has a theory. He believes the president is terrified of receiving a large bill from the Internal Revenue Service. “His biggest fear is … he will end up with a massive tax bill, fraud penalties, fines, and possibly even tax fraud,” Cohen said in an interview with Yahoo News …

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Michael Cohen To Launch Podcast Titled “Mea Culpa”

The Wrap reports: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen will be releasing a podcast titled “Mea Culpa.” It premieres Sept. 14. Like the book he dropped Tuesday, “Disloyal,” it will review his time spent with President Donald Trump. The weekly podcast seeks to “dismantle the Trump legacy,” according to its Apple Podcast’s landing page. The podcast is being produced in partnership …

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Cohen: Trump Really Wants To Be President For Life

“He wants to be just like Putin, just like Kim Jong-un, like Maduro, like Mohammed bin Salman. He doesn’t want to run for president. That’s why he says ’12 more years.’ “He’s not joking. He doesn’t have a sense of humor. He doesn’t laugh or tell jokes. He doesn’t have a sense of humor. He means it when he says …

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Cohen: Trump Approved Enquirer Attacks On Rivals

“As each candidate was moving up, let’s say Marco Rubio, David Pecker would reach out to me and he would give me a list of things that he was intending to do in order to squash Ted Cruz’s or Marco Rubio’s rise, whoever was rising in the poll, that’s who became the person that we needed to knock out of …

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Cohen: Falwell’s Endorsement Was Payoff For Photos

Reuters reports: In “Disloyal: The Memoir,” Cohen describes thinking that his involvement in the Falwell photo matter would be a “catch and kill” — the practice of American tabloids to obtain and then suppress unfavorable stories about celebrities — “but in this case it was just going to be kill.” He later writes: “In good time, I would call in …

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Cohen: Trump Is A Cult Leader And I Was A Member

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s ex-fixer, Michael Cohen, told NBC News in an exclusive interview that he believes his former boss is a racist “cult leader” who would be wise to resign before he’s faced with potential criminal charges. “So one of the purposes of writing the book is really from one former cult member to the current ones,” …

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Cohen: When Trump Had Me Bankrupt A Supplier

From a lengthy interview with Rolling Stone: You’ve mentioned before that he reveled in getting people to accept pennies on the dollar. What was the ugliest example of that that you witnessed? There are so many stories. I was tasked to do this on virtually a daily basis. One story that gave me consternation is Trump had made a mistake …

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Cohen’s Book: Trump Said Supporters Would Think It’s “Cool” That He Slept With Porn Star Stormy Daniels

Another excerpt via the New York Daily News: Even as President Trump sought to buy porn star Stormy Daniels’ silence for $130,000 during the 2016 campaign, he saw little downside if the story of their affair became public, says ex-Trump fixer and disbarred lawyer Michael Cohen. “If it comes out, I’m not sure how it would play with my supporters. …

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Cohen Book Lays Out Trump’s Racism And Corruption

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s longtime lawyer and personal fixer, Michael Cohen, alleges in a new book that Trump made “overt and covert attempts to get Russia to interfere in the 2016 election” and that the future commander in chief was also well aware of Cohen’s hush-money payoff to adult-film star Stormy Daniels during that campaign. Trump loved Putin, …

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Cohen: Trump Would Start A War To Win The Election

“Donald Trump will do anything and everything within which to win. I believe that includes manipulating the ballots, I believe that he would even go so far as to start a war in order to prevent himself from being removed from office. My biggest fear is that there will not be a peaceful transition of power in 2020.” – Michael …

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Cohen Cuts Attack Ad To Run During RNC [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, slammed his former boss as a liar while appearing in a pro-Democrat group’s attack ad that is set to air during this week’s Republican National Convention. “For more than a decade, I was President Trump’s right-hand man, fixer and confidant. I was complicit in helping conceal …

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Ethics Panel Rebukes Gaetz For Intimidating Cohen

Politico reports: The House Ethics Committee formally admonished Rep. Matt Gaetz for a threatening tweet about President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer — the lightest form of punishment that the panel can take. While the 10-member panel determined that the Florida Republican’s “actions did not reflect creditably upon the House of Representatives,” the committee also concluded in its report …

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New Cohen Book Alleges “Golden Showers In Sex Club”

The Independent reports: Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, has released a foreword to his new book in which he calls the president “a fraud, a bully, a racist, a predator, a con man,” and again accuses him of cheating in the 2016 presidential election. Mr Cohen also makes reference to “golden showers in a sex club in Vegas,” …

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PAC Offers To Hire Cohen For Media Appearances

The Hill reports: Michael Cohen has been offered a job at an unspecified political action committee to work as a consultant and to make media appearances, a lawyer for President Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer said. Cohen’s lawyer, Danya Perry, asked U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in a letter on Monday to approve the move. [Read the letter …

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Justice Dept Drops Gag Order Against Michael Cohen

Courthouse News reports: A week after a federal judge ordered Michael Cohen’s release, federal prosecutors asked Thursday to close the case and agreed to abandon the gag order that sparked the First Amendment battle. “There is therefore no need for this court to resolve any further dispute about restrictions on [Cohen’s] contact with the media,” the government’s 2-page letter states. …

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Cohen Leaves Prison (Again) For Home Confinement

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen left prison on Friday to finish his criminal sentence at home, an attorney for Cohen said, a day after a judge found he was sent back behind bars two weeks ago as retaliation for plans to publish a book about Trump. Cohen was picked up at a prison in Otisville, …

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Judge Frees Cohen, Says Re-Jailing Was “Retaliation”

The New York Daily News reports: A federal New York judge ordered Thursday that Michael Cohen, the former fixer and personal attorney for President Trump, must be released from prison because the Department of Justice threw him back behind bars as an act of “retaliation” over his forthcoming tell-all book about the president. In a virtual court hearing, Manhattan Federal …

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Cohen, ACLU Sue Over Re-Jailing: It’s About His Book

Courthouse News reports: Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen, who was recently sent back to prison after being released to home confinement due to Covid-19, claims in a lawsuit filed Monday that he is being punished for writing — and intending to publish — a book critical of the president. While released to home confinement, the president’s former attorney was photographed …

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