Donald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen released the foreword for his explosive tell-all book on Thursday and let’s just say golden showers in a Vegas hotel room is the least of our worries.
In the foreword of the book, “Disloyal: A Memoir. The true story of the former personal attorney to President Donald J. Trump.” slated to be released on October 6, according to Amazon, Cohen writes:
“From golden showers in a sex club in Vegas, to tax fraud, to deals with corrupt officials from the former Soviet Union, to catch and kill conspiracies to silence Trump’s clandestine lovers, I wasn’t just a witness to the president’s rise—I was an active and eager participant.”
Cohen also claimed that Trump wanted him dead before he could tell the world what he knew because outside of his immediate family, he was the one who knew Trump best.
“Driving south from New York City to Washington, DC on 1-95 on the cold, gray winter morning of February 24th, 2019, en route to testify against President Trump before both Houses of Congress, I knew he wanted me gone before I could tell the nation what I know about him,” Cohen wrote.
Trump’s former fixer recalled his testimony before the House Oversight Committee, where he revealed damaging information about Trump’s business practices and his 2016 presidential campaign.
“Sitting in the green room on the morning of my testimony before the House Oversight Committee, I began to feel the enormous weight of what was about to happen,” Cohen wrote. “For some reason, after all that I’d been through, and all I’d put my family and the country through, waiting in that room was the moment when the gravity of what was about to happen truly hit home.”
He continued: “The United States was being torn apart, its political and cultural and mental well-being threatened by a clear and present danger named Donald Trump, and I had played a central role in creating this new reality. To half of Americans, it seemed like Trump was effectively a Russian-controlled fraud who had lied and cheated his way to the White House; to the other half of Americans, to Trump’s supporters, the entire Russian scandal was a witch hunt invented by Democrats still unable to accept the fact that Hillary Clinton had lost fair and square in the most surprising upset in the history of American presidential elections.”
“Both sides were wrong. I knew that the reality was much more complicated and dangerous. Trump had colluded with the Russians, but not in the sophisticated ways imagined by his detractors.”
Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison after he pleaded guilty to tax fraud, campaign finance violations and lying to Congress in 2018. He admitted to facilitating hush-money payments to adult film actress, Stormy Daniels, and Playboy model, Karen McDougal. Both women alleged past affairs with Donald Trump.
He was released in April to serve the remainder of his sentence under home confinement due to the coronavirus pandemic.
He was rearrested in July after failing to reach an agreement on the conditions of his home confinement which included never engaging with the media through any medium, including books. This would essentially prevent Cohen from releasing his book before the November elections as he had planned.
He was released back to home confinement after suing the Bill Barr led Justice Department alleging that he was taken back into custody in retaliation for publishing his book. U.S District Judge Alvin Hellerstein agreed thus enabling Cohen to communicate with the media.