Friday, July 27, 2018
The Rat: Cohen claims POTUS knew...
Donald Trump denied on Friday that he had any advance knowledge of a now-infamous 2016 meeting attended by his son, his son-in-law, his campaign chairman and a Russian lawyer with Kremlin ties.
Reports based on unnamed sources swirled Thursday night that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is prepared to tell Special Counsel Robert Mueller that the president knew about the meeting ahead of time and approved of it.
Cohen, under the thumb of a federal investigation springing from a payoff to a porn actress who claimed before the 2016 election that she had bedded Trump, has become a reluctant apostate. He has turned on his former longtime boss in an effort to appease Mueller, hiring longtime Bill and Hillary Clinton lawyer Lanny Davis to plead his case.
'NO, I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr.,' Trump said Friday in a series of tweets. 'Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam (Taxi cabs maybe?). He even retained Bill and Crooked Hillary’s lawyer. Gee, I wonder if they helped him make the choice!'
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