- Michael Cohen said SCOTUS will expose its corruption if it takes Trump’s case.
- Trump asked SCOTUS to intervene in his dispute with the FBI over documents seized from Mar-a-Lago.
- Cohen added that if the Supreme Court intervenes, the judges on the bench “have to go.”
Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s onetime lawyer and editor, hopes the Supreme Court’s involvement in the former president’s legal battle with the FBI over top-secret documents found at Mar-a-Lago will expose corruption.
Cohen made the comment about Trump in a TikTok video on Tuesday Asking the Supreme Court to intervene in his dispute with the FBI More than 11,000 records were captured from Mar-a-Lago. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit suspended their use in criminal trials after overturning Judge Eileen Cannon’s decision to include about 100 classified documents in a special master’s review.
Trump is now trying to get the Supreme Court to keep these documents under the control of a special master.
“Delay, delay, delay, that’s what he’s going to do,” Cohen said of Trump. “That’s what he does with every case. He pulls it off now as long as he can.”
In September, Cohen admitted to helping Trump Create a “playbook.” This includes delaying cases as a tactic to avoid prosecution in order to deal with legal issues.
Cohen said Trump’s request to the Supreme Court was his “only course of action,” but also weighed in on what could happen with the court’s decision.
“If the Supreme Court hears this vandalism, it is true that this thug may have confidential documents in violation of the Presidential Records Act and the National Archives. “When we get the documents back, we know the Supreme Court is corrupt,” Cohen said on Tuesday.
He added that if the Supreme Court intervenes and sides with Trump, all the justices on the bench “would have to go.”
A spokeswoman for Trump’s post-presidential office did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
In 2018, Cohen He confessed to the crime For crimes including tax evasion, campaign finance violations and bank fraud. He Sentenced in December He was sentenced to three years in prison that year and was dismissed in February 2019 New York Supreme Court.
Since his release, Cohen has become an outspoken Trump critic, and is happy Weight too Regarding the former president’s numerous legal troubles. In September, he also announced that he would sell T-shirts depicting Trump behind bars. “Mussolini to Celebrate the Fall of the Mango”
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