Trump’s Former Fixer Throws DOJ Under The Bus In New Court Filings: They Acted Out Of ‘Blind Loyalty’
According to new court filings, Donald Trump’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen threw the Department of Justice under the bus in an attempt to seek a sentence reduction.
In the filings, Cohen admits that he “sold his soul” to Trump in exchange for fame and fortune. He claims that he regrets it.
In addition to his regret, Cohen also claimed that the Justice Department acted out of “blind loyalty” to Trump.
NEW: Michael Cohen, seeking a sentence reduction, says he's been disbarred, financially crushed and personally embarassed and humiliated. He says he "thought being Donald Trump's lawyer made him a 'big man.'" Says he "now realizes…that he, in fact "sold his soul."
— Benjamin Weiser (@BenWeiserNYT) December 11, 2019
New: Michael Cohen filed a motion in federal court seeking a review of his prison sentence, citing his cooperation with Congress and investigations. Cohen’s lawyers contend that AG Barr and DOJ didn’t act in “good faith” out of “a pattern of bling loyalty to a Trump”
— Emily Jane Fox (@emilyjanefox) December 11, 2019
Michael Cohen files for a review in court of his 3 year sentence pic.twitter.com/vnDSlhoGau
— Alana Abramson (@aabramson) December 11, 2019
NEW: Former Trump lawyer/fixer Michael Cohen is asking a federal judge to consider reducing the 3-year prison sentence he started serving back in May. pic.twitter.com/juZ31PgPAa
— Darren Samuelsohn (@dsamuelsohn) December 11, 2019
In which Michael Cohen likens himself to both Dr. Faustus and ex-White House counsel John Dean, pushing the former analogy in a way that appears to cast President Trump as the Devil. pic.twitter.com/8tt3HuDxjd
— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) December 11, 2019