Skip to comments.CNN's Gloria Borger: Source close to Cohen says he has 'the goods'
Posted on 11/29/2018 6:39:49 PM PST by yesthatjallen
CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger on Thursday said a source close to Michael Cohen told her that Cohen has "the goods" on his former boss, President Trump.
"'Michael has the goods,'" Borger said on CNN, reading her source's quote. "'He has extremely valuable information.'"
Cohen, Trump's longtime fixer and attorney, pleaded guilty Thursday for misstatements he made to Congress while testifying about his contacts with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Cohen appeared in a federal court in Manhattan after reaching a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia. According to court documents, Cohen pleaded guilty to making a false statement about the effort to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential campaign. He also said that he made false statements about the timing of the project.
"And so this clearly goes beyond the Trump Tower Moscow ... although that is crucial and important," Borger said on CNN. "But if Michael Cohen is talking, and we know how close he was to Trump at certain points, how loyal he has been to Donald Trump, and we also know the things that were being asked in the grand jury."
"I think Michael Cohen, who was the man who said he would take a bullet for the president, has now become Brutus to the president," Borger said. "Because he has this need now to - his people say - tell the truth and come clean and is no longer in the business of protecting Donald Trump, which is what he did for all those years."
Cohen has reportedly spent more than 70 hours in interviews with Muellers office since he pleaded guilty to multiple federal crimes in August. He indicated in court that he had violated campaign finance laws at the direction of then-candidate Trump.
The violation stemmed from a $130,000 "hush money" payment to adult film star and director Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about an alleged 2016 affair with Tump.
Mueller's team is reportedly working on its long-awaited final report.
Another sleazy p0rn lieyah.
You just love “The Hill” and CNN “sources.” Why?
Why create thread after thread after thread with “The Hill” garbage?
Valuable to whom? Those with an agenda that contains a fervent desire to destroy a sitting president and split this country down the middle? Feh.
So, is Gloria Borger being conned or is she part of the con?
He has whatever Mueller tells him to have. Mueller found someone to compose, well, read from the script, actually.
Were they saving it hoping the Dems would win back the House, they would have leaked it 1 minute after hearing it ,LOL
The liberals are sooooo hoping for anything to spank Trump with.
I make it to be ordinary stuff.
A weasel who claims to know....whatever....thinking that as long as everyone else thinks he has very important secret information, he is safe.
Like an old grade “B” western....if you kill me, you will never know where the secret gold mine is.
Let me guess: RUSSIA!
The goods on what? President Trump was a private citizen during the Trump Tower negotiations in Moscow.
If they had anything, we would already know about it, ergo, they got nuthin.
CNN has a quota system. They have to assure their few viewers at least once per hour that Trump is on his way out for some reason or another. It’s been like this since the day he took office. This is just the latest version.
More innuendo and smears.
Meanwhile the actual evidence against Obama’s DOJ/FBI, Hillary etc, is covered up by the media.
It’s times like these that I wish to God D.C. would burn the hell down! Along with all the media buildings! Bastards don’t deserve to breathe the air of hard-working honest American patriots!
Funny thing is last year Cohen said repeatedly that Trump had NOTHING to with Russia yet now he will say differently LOL..its all on twitter what Cohen said, Trump can use that to show what an absolute LIAR Cohen is
Cohen admits lying but is telling the truth now. Riiiiiiight.
Soon to be exposed.
IOW, he has no credibility. Cohen would say President Trump was responsible for 9-11 and the Challenger Disaster if that's what Mueller wanted him to say.
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