Michael Cohen drops Trump attorney label on social media
Washington( CNN ) Michael Cohen fell the reference “personal attorney to President Donald J. Trump” from his Twitter and LinkedIn biographies on Wednesday, days after he spoke to ABC News about his legal situation.
Cohen has admitted to facilitating a hush pay to the porn superstar Stormy Daniels to keep her silent about her claims of a decade-old affair with Trump, and the President’s attorney Rudy Giuliani said in Maythat Trump had reimbursed Cohen. CNN reported afterward in Maythat following Trump’s election victory, Cohen pitched himself to major companies as a point man for access to Trump .
Cohen has famously said he would take a bullet for Trump and he has fashioned himself as Trump’s “fixer, ” willing to help manage situations quietly. But the ABC interview raised new questions about his allegiance to Trump amid his legal difficulties and subsequent isolation from the President’s inner circle .
CNN previously reported that Cohen has signaled to friends he is “willing to give” information on Trump to attorneys, and the lawyer told ABC News in the interview published Monday that he puts his “family and country” before his loyalty to Trump .
He likewise violated with Trump’s criticism of federal examiners .