Tag Archives: Michael Cohen

Cohen Predicts Trump Will “Flip” On Family Members

The Hill reports: Michael Cohen, former President Trump’s ex-lawyer, said he thinks Trump will turn on his family, following news that the New York attorney general is investigating the Trump Organization in a “criminal capacity” as well as a “civil capacity.” “I think Donald Trump is going to flip on all of them. What do you think about that? Including …

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Cohen On Giuliani: Trump Wouldn’t Pay Him Two Cents

Mediaite reports: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen said Friday that there is zero chance that Rudy Giuliani does not get stiffed by Donald Trump on his legal bills. “He’s going to get stiffed. All right?” Cohen said, highly skeptically talking about the idea Trump would be willing “to part with a single dollar.” Cohen said with a laugh, “He thought …

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Cohen To Have EIGHTH Interview With Manhattan DA

NBC News reports: Senior officials in the Manhattan district attorney’s office this week asked ex-President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to return for what would be his eighth interview with the office, which is conducting a wide-ranging criminal probe related to the Trump Organization. A person familiar with the case said that Cohen, while being questioned for the …

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John Dean: “Matter Of Days” Until Trump Is Indicted

The Hill reports: John Dean, the former White House counsel to former President Nixon, on Thursday, predicted that former President Trump would soon be indicted after reports that his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen has met with the Manhattan district attorney’s office for a number of interviews. On Wednesday, it was reported that Cohen had met with the Manhattan DA’s office for …

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Cohen Meets With NYC Prosecutors For Seventh Time

Reuters reports: Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, said he would go in for a seventh interview on Wednesday with the Manhattan district attorney’s office pursuing a criminal investigation into the former U.S. president. In a brief interview with Reuters, he likened a March 1 U.S. Supreme Court decision denying Trump’s last-ditch effort to keep his tax records …

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Cohen Mocks Trump: Get A “Custom-Made Jumpsuit”

Mediaite reports: Speaking to MSNBC’s Katy Tur, Cohen stressed that Trump has done “everything” to keep his tax records private. He predicted the returns will ultimately show Trump’s involvement in hush money payments, and that his former boss will eventually go to prison as a result of Vance’s criminal investigations. “One thing I can turn around and tell you, he …

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Cohen Apologizes To Stormy Daniels For “Needless Pain”

The Associated Press reports: Seeking to bury the hatchet, Cohen interviews Daniels in the latest episode of his podcast, “Mea Culpa,” in which the two commiserate over life-altering experiences with Trump and his recent departure from office. Cohen, in keeping with the title of his program, apologizes for “the needless pain” he put Daniels through when he arranged a $130,000 …

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Cohen Grilled By NY Prosecutors On Trump’s Finances

The Associated Press reports: New York prosecutors conducted an hourslong interview Thursday of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, asking a range of questions about Trump’s business dealings, according to three people familiar with the meeting. The interview focused in part on Trump’s relationship with Deutsche Bank, his biggest and longest standing creditor, according to the three people, …

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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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