An anti-Trump billboard was put up in New Jersey one day after President TrumpDonald John TrumpEsper sidesteps question on whether he aligns more with Mattis or Trump Warren embraces Thiel label: 'Good' As tensions escalate, US must intensify pressure on Iran and the IAEA MORE’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts of fraud and campaign finance violations and implicated the president in a felony.

Neil Harrison, an activist from New York City, told News 12 New Jersey on Wednesday that he paid nearly $1,000 out of pocket to erect the billboard that refers to Trump as “Our leader, the idiot.”

Harrison said the billboard also loosely promotes a documentary he is producing, though he said the sign's main intent is to protest the president. 

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“[Former Trump campaign chairman Paul] Manafort was convicted. Cohen’s giving up everything he can, and we’re hoping that Trump is next,” Harrison told the local outlet. “Basically that's what we are out here for. I’m an activist and that's what I do. And we're trying to drum up some real support here.”

The move comes a day after Cohen entered a guilty plea in which he said he broke campaign finance laws "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office," indirectly referencing Trump without explicitly stating his name.

The development surrounding Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, who once said he would “take a bullet” for the president, came minutes before Manafort was found guilty on eight charges of bank and tax fraud by a jury in Virginia.