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FM123

(10,063 posts)
Wed Jun 16, 2021, 06:03 PM Jun 2021

"He can handle it": Michael Cohen recalls the time Trump offered up Don Jr. for prison before Ivanka

(Salon) In a wide-ranging interview with The Lincoln Project, former lawyer to Donald Trump, Michael Cohen responded to the recent news that Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg could be indicted as early as this summer.

Among the many things Cohen revealed, he cited an occasion in which some legal things seemed to be getting complicated and it was possible that Donald Trump Jr. or Ivanka Trump could be held accountable for it. It was something that Cohen said he included in his 2020 book "Disloyal," but appeared to go largely unnoticed. Cohen recalled Trump saying that if it comes down to Don Jr. or Ivanka going to prison that it should be Don Jr. because "he can handle it." Cohen explained that he would shoot for keeping both children out of prison.

The comment came as Lincoln Project hosts Tara Setmayer and Rick Wilson were talking about a past appearance Cohen had on MSNBC in which he predicted that Trump would flip on Weisselberg as well as his children and even his wife if necessary.

Cohen went on to talk about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and the hosts asked him what he thought Trump was thinking or feeling as he watched the U.S. Capitol falling under siege by his supporters. Cohen predicted that Trump was elated and that for him, the attack was probably "better than sex."

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"He can handle it": Michael Cohen recalls the time Trump offered up Don Jr. for prison before Ivanka (Original Post) FM123 Jun 2021 OP
Which liar am I supposed to believe? n/t hibbing Jun 2021 #1
Cohen. nt Progressive Jones Jun 2021 #9
Jeebers. I admit that Don Jr and Eric in serious, over 5yr min sentences in a Federal Prison ... marble falls Jun 2021 #2
Poor Junior. smirkymonkey Jun 2021 #3
He Can't Fool Around With Her If She's Behind Bars nt SoCalDavidS Jun 2021 #4
In Cohen's book he said that Trump constantly demeaned and degraded Don Jr. in front of JoanofArgh Jun 2021 #5
I sincerely doubt Fredo "can handle it." But, on the other hand, ... Brother Mythos Jun 2021 #6
He can handle it": Michael Cohen recalls the time Trump offered up Don Jr. for prison before Ivanka FelineOverlord Jun 2021 #7
I'm at the point for COHEN & others' testimonies to get tangible resultts!1 UTUSN Jun 2021 #8

marble falls

(59,538 posts)
2. Jeebers. I admit that Don Jr and Eric in serious, over 5yr min sentences in a Federal Prison ...
Wed Jun 16, 2021, 06:22 PM
Jun 2021

... and I could overlook Ivanka, as long as Jared was put in for a decade or so.

Throw his kids under the bus. And his wife. Just wow.

Brother Mythos

(1,442 posts)
6. I sincerely doubt Fredo "can handle it." But, on the other hand, ...
Wed Jun 16, 2021, 06:44 PM
Jun 2021

I really don't whether he can, or can not. So, let's lock him up in either case.

FelineOverlord

(3,666 posts)
7. He can handle it": Michael Cohen recalls the time Trump offered up Don Jr. for prison before Ivanka
Wed Jun 16, 2021, 06:47 PM
Jun 2021

I remember one of Trump’s book ghostwriters said he didn’t like Trump’s kids, but felt they suffered from Stockholm Syndrome.

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