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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 2 years ago

Why did Michael Cohen take the fall for Donald Trump?

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    In his courtroom statement today, Cohen said his "blind loyalty" to Trump led him to cover for Trump's "dirty deeds." As a few of us recall, Cohen had originally lied and said Trump knew nothing about the payments to Trump's whores. Later the paper trail proved Trump knew and approved the payments.

    Cohen had been extremely loyal to Trump for over ten years. Most likely, the real reason Cohen lied to Mueller for Trump because Trump offered a pardon. Plus, it s always good to have a friend in the oval office.

    However, Cohen also violated New York State laws, and Trump can only pardon federal crimes. So after lying for Trump, Cohen flipped because it was the only way to save himself from even more serious prosecution in NY.

  • P
    Lv 7
    2 years ago

    Cohen got caught with tax evasion and he did what he thought was going to get him a reduced sentence. Regardless people usually hire attorney's to do things for them because they trust that they know the law and will get it done legally.

  • L.N.
    Lv 7
    2 years ago

    He didn't, Mueller coerced him into giving the testimony he wanted by threatening to put him away for life unless he signed the papers.

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    Cohen was who Trump went to for legal advice. Cohen made legal decisions. If they were illegal Cohen is guilty.

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  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    Most likely Trump has something worse on him.

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    Cohen has implicated Trump in his criminal proceedings. That's not the definition of "taking a fall".

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    he didn't. he's a fvkking crook.

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