Comedian and actress Kathy Griffin, a frequent critic of President TrumpDonald TrumpHarris stumps for McAuliffe in Virginia On The Money — Sussing out what Sinema wants Hillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — The Facebook Oversight Board is not pleased MORE, on Tuesday highlighted an old tweet from his former attorney, Michael Cohen, about 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMeghan McCain: 'SNL' parodies made me feel like 'laughing stock of the country' Hill: Trump reelection would spur 'one constitutional crisis after another' Trump defends indicted GOP congressman MORE going to prison.
Griffin quoted the tweet just hours after ABC News reported on Cohen's plea deal with federal prosecutors over his alleged campaign finance and tax fraud violations.
Hi Michael https://t.co/Gblkt1Df8s— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) August 21, 2018
Other Trump critics and media observers also drew attention to Cohen's old tweet.
Love ya, man. https://t.co/DGPcxSceyy— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) August 21, 2018
December 19, 2015 https://t.co/0kJ75sKYi3— Liam Stack (@liamstack) August 21, 2018
I swear to you that for a moment I wanted to give Michael Cohen credit on this one for at least spelling 'your' correctly. https://t.co/0olPHeLD3V— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) August 21, 2018
Cohen, who was formerly Trump's longtime personal attorney, is reportedly entering into a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in New York.
The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York’s office is running the probe, which came after a referral from special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE's investigation. It remains unclear if Cohen's cooperation in this case will extend to other other federal investigations.