Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer of President Donald Trump convicted of financial crimes, announced this Thursday night that he would launch a book on the president called “Disloyal” (Unfair) and published his foreword, in which he describes him as a “liar.” “racist” and “predator”, while he admits to having been her “bully”.
Cohen, sentenced in 2018 to three years in prison in New York for violating the laws of campaign finance, tax evasion and false statements to a bank, assures on the website of the book that it contains his “true story” with Trump and that “it was on the verge of not seeing the light of day because government officials tried to veto its publication.”
In a 3,700-word prologue, the attorney maintains that he “knew Trump better than anyone,” aside from his wife and children, because he was “a witness to the real man at strip clubs, shady business meetings, and at the unsuspecting moments in that revealed who he really was: a cheater, a liar, a fraud, a bully, a racist, a predator, a con man. “
” Trump’s theory of life, business and politics revolved around threats and the prospect of destruction – financial, electoral, personal, physical – as a weapon. I know how he worked because I have often been the one who shouted threats in his name, as Trump’s fixer and bully, “adds Cohen.
Regarding the electoral campaign, it states that the president ” conspired with the Russians, but not in the sophisticated ways imagined by his detractors,” he considers that the investigation of the plot promoted by special prosecutor Robert Mueller “was not a witch hunt” and says the president “flagrantly lied” to Americans.
Cohen, 53, had been under house arrest since May to avoid exposure to COVID-19 at Otisville Prison (upstate New York) when he was arrested again early last month for an alleged violation of liberty. Conditional, shortly after publicly revealing that he was writing a book on Trump, and was sent back to prison.
He was released two weeks later by order of a federal judge, who called Cohen’s imprisonment “retaliation” for refusing to sign an agreement with prosecutors in which he pledged not to publish the manuscript as one of the conditions for his stay. Under house arrest for the remainder of his three-year sentence.