Michael Cohen says Donald Trump told him that one of his children had to go to jail to “confirm” that he was Donald Jr., not Ivanka.

Michael Cohen (L), Donald Trump and his children Donald Jr. and Ivanka (R).

Michael Cohen (L), Donald Trump and his children Donald Jr. and Ivanka (R).Eduardomnos Alvarez / Getty Images (L), Bilton Pukins / Getty Images (R)

  • Former Donald Trump lawyer claimed that Trump had told him that Donald Trump should go to jail instead of Ivanka.

  • Michael Cohen said his ex-boss gave instructions when his children were on the verge of being prosecuted in 2012.

  • Cohen was talking to MSNBC about investigating the Trump organization and the Capitol riots.

Former Donald Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen argued that if one of his children had to go to jail for a family business, it would be Donald Jr., not Ivanka.

Talk to MSNBC On Saturday, Cohen had his children On the verge of being prosecuted By the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in 2012.

Cohen told MSNBC’s Alex Witt, “Here, as a result of Trump Soho’s district attorney lying about the number of units sold, either Don or Ivanka had a very big problem. You may remember that. “

“And Donald said it to me-I wouldn’t say it if it wasn’t told directly to me-he goes” If either has to go to jail, it’s because Don can Make sure you don’t handle it. “”

Cohen told MSNBC about the growing pressure on the Trump family during an investigation into the Trump organization’s financial transactions and the January 6 riots.

Attorney General of New York Letitia James Said Her investigation into the Trump organization revealed “significant evidence” of fraudulent and misleading asset valuations.

James Enforce the summons Published to Donald Trump and his children Donald Jr. and Ivanka. “I was closely involved in the transaction in question,” she said.

Meanwhile, the January 6 committee investigating the riots Ivanka Trump asked Voluntarily cooperate with their investigation.

Cohen said he believes the former president “has no chance” to offer to cooperate in the investigation to protect his daughter from legal issues.

“Donald cares more about Donald than his children,” Cohen told MSNBC.

Mr. Trump’s former lawyer also said he believes that Mr. Trump’s children are unlikely to cooperate in either investigation “from slim to anyone.”

Michael Cohen served as Trump’s private attorney for over a decade before being targeted as part of a federal investigation into hash money payments on women who claimed to have had a relationship with Trump in the 2000s. rice field.

In 2018, Cohen was convicted of several crimes committed while employed by Trump and sentenced to three years in federal prison.

Since then, Cohen has worked with prosecutors on several investigations into Donald Trump and the Trump Organization.

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