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Lanny Davis Says He Was A Source For CNNís Trump Tower Story
BuzzFeed ^ | August 27, 2018 | Steven Perlberg

Posted on 08/27/2018 7:03:03 PM PDT by McGruff

Attorney Lanny Davis says he was an anonymous source in a July CNN story that reported his client, Michael Cohen, had privately claimed that President Trump had advance knowledge of the infamous Trump Tower meeting between his son and Russians — contradicting Davis's own words on CNN's air last week.

In the story, Cohen was reported to claim he had personally witnessed Donald Trump Jr. informing then-candidate Trump about the June 2016 meeting. Such a claim from Cohen would directly contradict Trump’s statements about his knowledge of the meeting, where Russians were set to offer dirt on Hillary Clinton.

CNN’s July 26 story has come under fresh scrutiny in recent days after Davis acknowledged he had served as an anonymous source for multiple news outlets who were seeking to confirm the CNN article in the hours after it published. Davis has backed away from the story in recent days, telling the Washington Post that he is not certain if the claim is accurate, and that he could not independently corroborate it.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 201606; cnn; collusion; deepstate; djt; draintheswamp; fakenews; hillaryclinton; jamescomey; lannydavis; lisapage; mediabias; michaelavenetti; michaelcohen; msm; peterstrzok; robertmueller; russia; stephanieclifford; stormydaniels; trump; yellowjournalism
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1 posted on 08/27/2018 7:03:03 PM PDT by McGruff
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Attorney Lanny Davis says he was an anonymous source in a July CNN story that reported his client, Michael Cohen, had privately claimed that President Trump had advance knowledge of the infamous Trump Tower meeting between his son and Russians -- contradicting Davis's own words on CNN's air last week.

To me, this only makes sense in the context of one scenario:

Cohen fed his own lawyer a line of bullsh!t and had him run with it to the media. LOL.

2 posted on 08/27/2018 7:06:03 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("The Russians escaped while we weren't watching them ... like Russians will.")
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Then there’s this report also:

Michael Cohen’s lawyer has done real damage to the case against Trump

https://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Michael-Cohen-s-lawyer-has-done-real-damage-to-13185791.php


3 posted on 08/27/2018 7:08:02 PM PDT by McGruff
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To: Alberta's Child

What’s amazing is the fact that any human being on the planet would walk into any room Davis occupied without wearing Level 4 MOP gear.

L


4 posted on 08/27/2018 7:08:19 PM PDT by Lurker (President Trump isn't our last chance. President Trump is THEIR last chance.)
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To: McGruff

Lanny Davis doing a perp walk one day? Oh PLzzz... jerk.

( a person can sill dream, right?-)


5 posted on 08/27/2018 7:08:37 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Monthly Donors Rock!!!)
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6 posted on 08/27/2018 7:11:33 PM PDT by McGruff
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To: McGruff

His conscience started bothering him so he decided to come clean.

(Thank you, thank you very much! Be sure to catch the second show!)


7 posted on 08/27/2018 7:13:58 PM PDT by Ken H (Best election ever!)
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This seemingly bizarre narrative makes sense if you consider one even more bizarre possibility:

Trump and Cohen have both been trolling the media -- using Lanny Davis as the unwitting dupe to carry the story to them.

Imagine that. LMAO.

8 posted on 08/27/2018 7:16:24 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("The Russians escaped while we weren't watching them ... like Russians will.")
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To me, this only makes sense in the context of one scenario: Cohen fed his own lawyer a line of bullsh!t and had him run with it to the media. LOL.

I've come to that same conclusion. Cohen is a hero! He was getting the screws laid to him. He made up a bunch of stuff that he KNEW was false in order to plead guilty to some stupid stuff. The "campaign" stuff he pled to was nothing...and he never claimed Trump was the "Candidate". He just said "candidate". So the media and Lanny Davis look like a bunch of liars, Cohen is clear, and Trump ends up smelling like a rose.

9 posted on 08/27/2018 7:16:36 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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The Watergate red diaper baby damsel Carl Bernstein has been pushing this line, which turns out to be yet another lie. So, the idea that this is another Watergate that they hope will force Trump out sounds more like “History repeats itself - the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce”.


10 posted on 08/27/2018 7:20:43 PM PDT by laconic
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Guy passes bogus info.

Recipient “confirms” info with guy who made it up in the first place.


11 posted on 08/27/2018 7:23:42 PM PDT by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: McGruff

American politics is revolting.


12 posted on 08/27/2018 7:33:29 PM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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Would take at least 10 years to put this whole Russiagate story, and the tangential stories together into a book. That book would end up being 200,000 pages long. The movie would take years to make, and the movie itself would be 100 hours long, and the twists and turns and mysteries and enigmas and cast of characters, would send a lot of people to psychiatrists to help them get their minds cured from all the insanity that they had witnessed on screen.


13 posted on 08/27/2018 7:46:58 PM PDT by adorno
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Lock him up.


14 posted on 08/27/2018 7:47:19 PM PDT by conservative98
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15 posted on 08/27/2018 7:48:52 PM PDT by Beave Meister (Leave the gun. Take the cannoli....)
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To: McGruff

Lanny Davis = Clinton Crime Family


16 posted on 08/27/2018 7:54:50 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that all of this “Trump Tower meeting with The Russians” has become both
confusing and boring. I’m beginning to just tune it out.

Today’s new trade deal with Mexico, or the fact that Black Business Ownership has jumped significantly in the last year, some say as high as 400%, that is the type of news I’d say is worth thinking about.


17 posted on 08/27/2018 7:57:28 PM PDT by lee martell (AT)
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To: Alberta's Child

Just stop that stupid crap. You should have been a liberal, they this kind of blind stupidity.


18 posted on 08/27/2018 8:04:38 PM PDT by JoSixChip (He is Batman!)
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...has become both confusing and boring. I’m beginning to just tune it out.

Let’s hope the average undecided voter is also. I’m having trouble figuring out how this Russia effecting our election probe has turned morphed into this circus. Strippers and all.

This all could backfire big time come election day.


19 posted on 08/27/2018 8:05:14 PM PDT by McGruff
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To: BenLurkin

Lanny Davis = Clinton Crime Family

Perhaps Trump cashed in the chip he got from the Clintons when he didn’t investigate Hillary. They dispatched old Lanny for the head fake.


20 posted on 08/27/2018 8:29:25 PM PDT by SkunkPunk (Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffin glue!)
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