Michael Cohen On CNN Hours After Release: ‘I Will Not Be The Only One’

Michael Cohen, former President Donald Trump’s onetime private lawyer and fixer, appeared Monday on CNN simply hours after he was launched from home arrest.

“Been waiting for this day for a long time,” Cohen advised host Alisyn Camerota as he joined her within the studio for “CNN Newsroom.”

Cohen was sentenced to 3 years in jail in December 2018 after pleading responsible to crimes together with marketing campaign finance violations, tax evasion and mendacity to Congress.

The marketing campaign finance violations had been tied to his position in arranging hush cash funds to 2 girls ― grownup movie star Stormy Daniels and mannequin Karen McDougal ― to maintain them from making public statements in the course of the 2016 presidential race about alleged extramarital affairs with Trump. Cohen has mentioned he did this on the course of Trump.

“I do want to make this promise to you and to all of your viewers: I may have been prosecuted, and right now I am the only one, but I will not be the only one” to be prosecuted over the hush cash funds and for different crimes associated to Trump, Cohen advised Camerota.

He mentioned that Trump’s three eldest kids performed a job, in addition to Allen Weisselberg, the longtime chief monetary officer of the Trump Organization, who was arrested and charged with tax crimes in July.

“There were quite a few people [involved],” Cohen mentioned. “Eric Trump was involved, obviously Allen Weisselberg, who is already under indictment, Don Jr., Ivanka. There were a slew of people that were involved in this. I was certainly not alone. This wasn’t a one-on-one conversation with Donald. It was a much bigger group. Let’s just leave it at that.”

Cohen mentioned Monday that he’ll proceed to provide his full cooperation to ongoing investigations, together with the Manhattan district lawyer’s probe of the Trump Organization and Weisselberg.

Cohen has made comparable predictions about Trump’s eldest kids previously. Asked why no additional indictments have been handed down, he mentioned, “the wheels of justice turn slowly, but at the end of the day they do ultimately turn full circle.”

Watch the interview beneath.

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