Michael Cohen Attorney: ‘Donald Trump Directed Him To Commit A Crime’

on May 22, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 22: Lanny Davis, former special counsel to Bill Clinton, pauses for a quick portrait as he arrives for a debate with Steve Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist to U.S. President D... PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 22: Lanny Davis, former special counsel to Bill Clinton, pauses for a quick portrait as he arrives for a debate with Steve Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist to U.S. President Donald Trump, at Zofin Palace on May 22, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. The debate, moderated by former Czech ambassador to the U.S. Alexandr Vondra, was over the current course of America and was sponsored by Czechoslovak Group, a holding company of Czech and Slovak defense industry companies. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 21, 2018 6:24 p.m.

Michael Cohen’s attorney, Lanny Davis, released the following statement Tuesday:

“Michael Cohen took this step today so that his family can move on to the next chapter. This is Michael fulfilling his promise made on July 2nd to put his family and country first and tell the truth about Donald Trump. Today he stood up and testified under oath that Donald Trump directed him to commit a crime by making payments to two women for the principal purpose of influencing an election. If those payments were a crime for Michael Cohen, then why wouldn’t they be a crime for Donald Trump?”

Davis tweeted as well:

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