President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, called him a “cult leader” and racist during an interview ahead of the release of his forthcoming book; plus, more of today’s top stories in conservative politics.
Cohen’s forthcoming book makes numerous scandalous accusations about Trump
Michael Cohen called president Trump a “cult leader” in an interview with NBC prior to the release of his forthcoming book detailing his time working for as his personal attorney.
Cohen’s book, “Disloyal: a Memoir,” was released on Tuesday and immediately shot up to the #1 spot in books on Amazon.
“In the book, obviously, I describe Mr. Trump as a cult leader, and I was in this cult,” Cohen he told NBC’s Lester Holt during the interview. “I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again: Open your eyes as I have. And I want you to appreciate that Donald Trump cares for no one or anything other than himself.”
Cohen went on to infer Trump was a racist, saying that he had hatred for Obama for being a Black president, disparaged Black people while driving through a Chicago neighborhood, as well as said all Black-led countries are essentially a “s–thole.”
White House responds
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany referred to Cohen as a “disgraced felon, and disbarred lawyer, who has lied to Congress” and has “lost all credibility” while trying “to profit off lies” with his book, Fox reported
When President Trump testified against Cohen to Congress, he referred to his former attorney as a “fraudster.”
Trump calls BLM protesters who harassed diners in Pittsburgh “thugs”
Video emerged showing BLM protesters harassing elderly diners in Pittsburgh, taunting them and taking one diner’s beverage and drinking it. President Trump used the opportunity to speak out against Biden for not criticizing the anarchists, as the former Vice President and the Democratic Party continue to say that the protests are “mostly peaceful.”
Trump tweeted: “BLM Protesters horribly harass elderly Pittsburgh diners, scaring them with loud taunts while taking their food right off their plate. These Anarchists, not protesters, are Biden voters, but he has no control and nothing to say. Disgraceful. Never seen anything like it. Thugs!”
Trump added: “….And because of weak and pathetic Democrat leadership, this thuggery is happening in other Democrat run cities and states. Must shut them down fast. Biden and his most Liberal in Senate running mate, Kamala, won’t even talk about it. They won’t utter the words, LAW & ORDER!”
Romney mocks Pelosi by tweeting his own haircut photo
Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) took the opportunity to mock House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Labor Day, taking a jab at her visiting a hair salon despite going against shutdown ordinances in her home state, by tweeting a picture of himself getting a haircut from his wife at his home.
Romney tweeted: “Getting cleaned up for resumption of the Senate. Better salon than Pelosi’s!”