Wednesday, July 4, 2018
It looks like President Donald Trump and his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen are on the outs — at least judging by Cohen’s social media. The former Trump fixer has scrubbed his affiliation with POTUS from his Twitter bio.
What a difference a week makes:
Michael Cohen has removed “Personal attorney to President Donald J. Trump” from his Twitter bio.
Here’s his bio a week ago, and his bio today. pic.twitter.com/uumoLtnNi0
– Robert Maguire (@RobertMaguire_) July 4, 2018
You can see Cohen’s Trump-free Twitter bio for yourself here.
Cohen’s Twitter bio previously read “Personal attorney to President Donald J. Trump.” According to the Internet Archive, that bio remained on his account as recently as June 27, and was removed at some point since then.
Cohen has admitted to his involvement in a $130,000 payment made in 2016 to adult film star Stormy Daniels,, real name Stephanie Clifford, in exchange for her signing a non-disclosure agreement forbidding her to talk about an affair she says she had with Trump years earlier. The porn star is now suing the president over the NDA.
Trump has consistently denied any affair between him and Daniels and says the money was to spare his family the pain of a lawsuit.
Cohen’s home and office were raided by the FBI in April 2018. It remains unclear why the raid took place or what was the context of the documents they removed from his possession.
There has been growing rumbling among the White House press corps that Cohen would “flip” on Trump in return for a deal with prosecutors for some as yet unspecified criminal activity.
The speculation reached Trump himself last month, who told press before his visit with the G7 in Canada that he was not worried whatsoever about Cohen flipping because there was nothing to flip about.
Speculation started anew earlier this week, when Cohen told ABC’s George Stephanopoulis: “My wife, my daughter and my son have my first loyalty and always will. I put family and country first.”
Source: the wrap feed