Michael Cohen: I pray Michelle Obama’s words will unite country again

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President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen on Sunday tweeted that he prays former first lady Michelle Obama’s “words bring back unity to our country.” 

It is the latest in a series of remarks by Cohen that indicate he has firmly flipped against Trump. 

“Watching Becoming @MichelleObama on #abc2020 and pray that her words bring back unity to our country,” Cohen tweeted on Sunday night, referring to an ABC special about Obama’s upcoming memoir “Becoming.”  

{mosads}During the ABC interview aired on Sunday night, Obama candidly discussed her desire to empower and uplift young people during a divided moment in U.S. politics.

Obama discussed the election of Trump, which she said was difficult for her to accept.

“Being the commander in chief is a hard job,” Obama said. “And you need to have discipline and you need to read and you need to be knowledgeable. You need to know history. You need to be careful with your words.”

“But voters make those decisions,” she added. “And once the voters have spoken, you know, we live with what we live with.”

Obama during the special read an excerpt from her book in which she says she “stopped trying to smile” during Trump’s inauguration in 2017, noting she felt the “diversity” of the previous two inaugurations was gone.

Cohen over the summer pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan to bank and tax fraud, as well as campaign finance law violations relating to payments to buy the silence of two women claiming they had affairs with Trump in 2006. Cohen implicated Trump in the plea, telling the court he violated campaign finance laws at the direction of a federal candidate who later became president.

Since then, Cohen has spoken out against the GOP and Trump, confirming he re-registered as a Democrat and calling the midterm elections “the most important vote in our lifetime.” 

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