Trump turmoil: lawyer says Cohen has information regarding Russian conspiracy – live

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Former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s conviction and ex-lawyer Michael Cohen’s guilty plea plunge president into potential legal jeopardy

Trump’s flippant tweet has provoked a variety of responses with his old tweets pledging his support for Cohen, along with his reactive, childlike manner being highlighted.

Holly Figueroa O’Reilly, the founder of a Democrat-supporting nonprofit, has unearthed one of Trump’s tweets from April 2018 where he admonished those who were “going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen and his relationship with me in the hope he will “flip”.

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Michael Cohen Edition.#NostraDumbAss strikes again!

Lanny Davis said that Cohen will not accept a pardon so OF COURSE you’re freaking out!#WednesdayWisdom pic.twitter.com/SQ3jzpFjR5

The president’s first public reaction to his fixer pleading guilty to felonies to hide from the public before the 2016 election women accusing Mr. Trump of extramarital affairs, crimes Cohen said he committed at the direction of and in coordination with Mr. Trump. https://t.co/JECTFeTrQT

If anyone is looking for a good president, I strongly suggest you don’t elect trump.

Donald Trump has tweeted, at 0844 EST, declaring that “if anyone is looking for a good lawyer” he would “strongly suggest that you don’t retain the services of Michael Cohen”.

If anyone is looking for a good lawyer, I would strongly suggest that you don’t retain the services of Michael Cohen!

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