Connect with us

Politics

Trump: Michael Cohen is a “weak person” and a liar

Published

on


Michael Cohen and Donald Trump
Michael Cohen and Donald
Trump.

Jonathan
Ernst/Reuters


  • President Donald Trump on Thursday described Michael Cohen as
    a “weak person” and accused him of lying in court to get a
    reduced sentence shortly after his former lawyer offered
    bombshell revelations in court. 

  • Cohen on Thursday morning pleaded guilty to lying to Congress
    about his involvement in discussions to build a Trump Tower
    in Moscow.


  • Court documents
    made public on Thursday said Cohen
    discussed the Trump Tower Moscow plan with the president and
    his family multiple times. 

President Donald Trump on Thursday described Michael Cohen as a
“weak person” and accused him of lying in court to get a reduced
sentence, lashing out at his former lawyer after Cohen offered
bombshell revelations in court. 

“He’s a weak person. … He’s lying to get a reduced
sentence,” the president told reporters. 

When asked why he would hire Cohen if he’s an untrustworthy
and weak person, Trump said “a long time ago, he did me a
favor.” 

Cohen on Thursday morning pleaded guilty to lying to Congress
about his involvement in a plan to build Trump Tower in Moscow.


Read more:
Michael Cohen reaches a new plea deal with Mueller and is
expected to give dozens of hours of testimony that could damage
Trump

The developments came as Cohen entered a new plea deal with
special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading an investigation
into Russian election interference. Cohen is expected to
give dozens of hours of testimony that could implicate Trump as
part of the new deal.


Court documents
made public on Thursday said Cohen discussed
the Trump Tower Moscow plan with the president and his family
multiple times. 

Continue Reading
Advertisement Find your dream job

Trending