Michael Cohen Paints Frightening Picture Of What Trump’s Capable Of Now | EUROtoday

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Michael Cohen says his former boss Donald Trump is able to “absolutely anything and everything” ought to he return to the White House now that the Supreme Court has granted presidents whole immunity for official acts.

“You allow your mind to wander into the farthest level of dystopia, and then you will finally get a small glimpse into just how far that he will push this,” he mentioned Tuesday throughout an look on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House.”

“There is no limit to what he and his sycophants that will be there in 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. will be successful in at least attempting to do,” he added.

Cohen sounded the alarm over Project 2025, an excessive coverage playbook for a second Trump time period crafted by a number of former Trump White House advisers who would additionally probably be a part of a future administration. Trump has tried to distance himself from the doc in current days.

Cohen predicted that journalists and others on Trump’s “enemies list” may all be targets.

“Donald already has a blueprint of what he needs to do, and that’s weaponizing the Department of Justice, weaponizing government, which he said he was also going to do,” Cohen mentioned. “Every person that works in government will be working not for the United States government, but for him.”

Among the insurance policies within the Project 2025 proposal is a scheme to reclassify authorities employees right into a class that makes them a lot simpler to fireside. Experts have mentioned the transfer may pave the way in which for authoritarianism and that it might essentially change the character of federal authorities.

Trump has additionally brazenly vowed to hunt retribution in opposition to enemies ought to he win the election.

Cohen, Trump’s former fixer and private lawyer, testified extensively in opposition to Trump at his Manhattan hush cash trial earlier this yr. Trump was convicted on all 34 felony counts of falsifying enterprise data.

Trump additionally faces three different legal indictments. Should he return to the Oval Office earlier than they go to trial, he may order the Justice Department to dismiss the 2 federal circumstances in opposition to him.

Cohen served jail time on marketing campaign finance and different monetary expenses after he helped facilitate hush cash funds forward of the 2016 election to silence ladies who mentioned they’d extramarital affairs with Trump.