“The worst day in the life of trump”
The former lawyer of the President has admitted to committing crimes on his behalf.
Worse day in the life of the President of the United States Donald trump was not. Writes about Tuesday, August 21, the Washington Post commentator Jennifer Rubin. Similar assessments were made by other American media: “the worst hour” (CNN), “a terrible day” (Bloomberg), “very bad day” (Chicago Tribune).
On Tuesday two supporters of trump has been in the courts. In new York the former personal counsel to trump Michael Cohen, signed a deal with the investigation, has given grateful evidences on eight charges, including violations during the presidential election campaign 2016 In particular, Cohen told the court that during the campaign, paid $130 000 a porn actress Stephanie Clifford, known as Stormy Daniels, and $150 000 model Playboy Karen Mcdougal for their silence about the intimate ties with trump, writes The Wall Street Journal.
The name of the trump Cohen in his testimony did not mention, saying only that “worked with the applicant and on his orders”. Instead of Cohen’s name was called, his lawyer lanny Davis. After the trial he wrote on Twitter that his principal “testified under oath that Donald trump has instructed him to commit the crime, paying two women with the primary purpose to influence elections.”
“If these payments was a crime for Michael Cohen, why they were not a crime for Donald trump?” — this question was asked Davis.From four to five. Former lawyer trump has also been charged with fraud and fraud. He could face four to five years in prison and a fine of $20 000 to $1 million Until that 51-year-old lawyer released on bail of $500,000
Lawyer trump Rudolph Giuliani, in turn, said that “the charges against Cohen, there are no allegations of offences of the President.” The trump had previously insisted that he knew nothing about paid Clifford and Daniels money. Cohen under oath testified that he acted on behalf of his boss, Reuters reports. According to The New York Times, early advocates of the trump in private conversations acknowledged that the case of Cohen can bring the Trump more problems than the case of alleged Russian interference in the elections of 2016, Professor of law at the University of California-Irvine’s Rick Hasen told the WSJ that the actions of the priest may be grounds for impeachment of the President.