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Michael Cohen today: "I'd rather jump out of a building than turn on Donald Trump." (Original Post) bearsfootball516 Apr 2018 OP
Better have 24-7 watch on this guy... pbmus Apr 2018 #1
For suicide or suicided? keithbvadu2 Apr 2018 #78
How fucking tall? What a snake. n/t rzemanfl Apr 2018 #2
First floor, could get . . . HuskyOffset Apr 2018 #74
Not if he knows how to land. n/t rzemanfl Apr 2018 #113
And trump* would rather push him out of a building, than to risk him turning Siwsan Apr 2018 #3
Amen. Trumps loyalty is about an inch deep. Why do these assholes commit to this guy? anneboleyn Apr 2018 #34
That's a question for the ages. Siwsan Apr 2018 #36
He is saying that he will suicide himself first. nt Blue_true Apr 2018 #99
Just wait until the consequences are square in his face Siwsan Apr 2018 #102
Simple. They're all mobbed up together. thegoose Apr 2018 #77
Ha.. thats the best! and sooo true Thekaspervote Apr 2018 #54
Cohen Is Going To Go The Manafort Route SoCalMusicLover Apr 2018 #4
Same result either way. dameatball Apr 2018 #5
I'm cool with either choice eom Maeve Apr 2018 #6
Does he think he'll get a pardon MontanaMama Apr 2018 #7
That's the only reason I think he's saying this. smirkymonkey Apr 2018 #107
Trump may arrange the opportunity there, Michael Cohen rurallib Apr 2018 #8
No need to jump, just move into one of his buildings... Behind the Aegis Apr 2018 #9
"I'd rather drink urine than turn on Donald Trump." trueblue2007 Apr 2018 #16
That could be a twofer. Donald is weird. Just sayin' n/t rzemanfl Apr 2018 #33
"I'd rather replace my Nutella with his poo." SummerSnow Apr 2018 #52
he could not see the difference on his morning toast. HE IS TOO STUPID to see it was poop. trueblue2007 Apr 2018 #60
He'd probably sell it on eBay like a holy relic dalton99a Apr 2018 #130
Oooh! PJMcK Apr 2018 #25
No need to get all fired up Cohen! nt ProudLib72 Apr 2018 #43
Living in a Trump building has been known to cause death. keithbvadu2 Apr 2018 #80
"I'd rather eat worms than turn on Donald Trump." trueblue2007 Apr 2018 #10
"I'd rather eat dog poop than turn on Donald Trump." trueblue2007 Apr 2018 #12
Jump mutha fukka we can do it Apr 2018 #11
The only... Mike Nelson Apr 2018 #13
And if he did jump MyOwnPeace Apr 2018 #14
Adios, Cohen Cha Apr 2018 #15
😂 sheshe2 Apr 2018 #91
+1 BootinUp Apr 2018 #121
Might equate to the same thing. nt. NCTraveler Apr 2018 #17
IMHO, you can take that two different ways. Tommy_Carcetti Apr 2018 #18
If it's two, it's the latter half. BlueStater Apr 2018 #57
Sounds like your basic mobster lawyer. n/t pnwmom Apr 2018 #19
Allow me to show you to the window. JDC Apr 2018 #20
Is it wrong to ask him to "prove it!"? Behind the Aegis Apr 2018 #21
Translation: "I'll buckle in 3 weeks, get me a good offer" (nt) apnu Apr 2018 #22
Does he have a wife or children? That's got to make them feel loved. rainin Apr 2018 #23
Yes. Donny Duetsch talked to him about this. Ilsa Apr 2018 #45
Lawrence had a woman on last night SonofDonald Apr 2018 #50
Yup, Cohen's a real sweetheart Poiuyt Apr 2018 #103
I wouldn't walk on the same side of the street with cohen. Ilsa Apr 2018 #125
Here's your sign: ret5hd Apr 2018 #24
In a movie this would be considered foreshadowing lame54 Apr 2018 #26
LOL volstork Apr 2018 #75
Lol! I keep trying to post another word but autocorrect changes it. yardwork Apr 2018 #104
Spoken like a true criminal C_U_L8R Apr 2018 #27
He's more afraid of concrete shoes if it looks like he will snitch...... ollie10 Apr 2018 #28
He may get to test that thought out if Trump makes a little phone call to Clyde... Frustratedlady Apr 2018 #29
Probably worried about getting the Putin Treatment Reader Rabbit Apr 2018 #30
If he turned on Donald Trump, 3Hotdogs Apr 2018 #31
OK, but take him with you, please. nt MANative Apr 2018 #32
Blind loyalty? Or Abject fear? NurseJackie Apr 2018 #35
Omerta. nt Maven Apr 2018 #37
Done KansasKali Apr 2018 #38
Well that would be an interesting turn of events....jumping out of a building. BoneyardDem Apr 2018 #39
Please do you have a favorite window? Here bluestarone Apr 2018 #40
i hear trump tower due to the fire has an apt with a window missing....hey mike be my guest dembotoz Apr 2018 #41
Trump Tower? malaise Apr 2018 #42
Ted Knight in Caddyshack.... louis-t Apr 2018 #44
nt SoCalMusicLover Apr 2018 #55
!!! louis-t Apr 2018 #59
Keep it fair, keep it fair. LS_Editor Apr 2018 #63
So he'd rather spend GallopingGhost Apr 2018 #46
Im thinking PunksMom Apr 2018 #93
David Lee Roth has a little advice for Cohen ProudLib72 Apr 2018 #47
Mmm hmm, and Sam Nunberg was willing to go to prison for Roger Stone. herding cats Apr 2018 #48
trump tower has a few broken windows around the 50th floor kacekwl Apr 2018 #49
Nothing a little ammonia and elbow grease wouldn't remove from the pavement in a jiffy Mr. Ected Apr 2018 #51
Please proceed Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Apr 2018 #53
+1 BootinUp Apr 2018 #122
Okay Hekate Apr 2018 #56
Can we show you Mr.Bill Apr 2018 #58
He may get that chance. nt shanny Apr 2018 #61
Mikey, it might be hard to do when the building windows have bars on them spanone Apr 2018 #62
either way, I'm good with it. n/t krispos42 Apr 2018 #64
Nicolle Wallace had a great response to this: EffieBlack Apr 2018 #65
Exactly how many floors are we talking? lindysalsagal Apr 2018 #66
Am I supposed to be impressed? Solly Mack Apr 2018 #67
Umm... he should be careful. I'm sure many other criminals ecstatic Apr 2018 #68
This Could Get Confusing.... global1 Apr 2018 #69
If he falls out of a window moving a bathtub, we'll know who pushed him Hassler Apr 2018 #70
Just remember, it's not the fall that kills ya. . . DinahMoeHum Apr 2018 #71
Why is he still talking? Corgigal Apr 2018 #72
I'm sure with the company they keep, that something like that would be a worry. n/t woodsprite Apr 2018 #73
Thats what she said... hopeforchange2008 Apr 2018 #76
Hey, Mike: Don't jump. It's never too late to put a pistol NCjack Apr 2018 #79
I'm sure Mr. Putin can have that arranged Sedona Apr 2018 #81
They're both good options... meadowlander Apr 2018 #82
We'll try them both.. magicarpet Apr 2018 #86
Nikolai Gorokhov "fell" from a 4th floor window. Golden Raisin Apr 2018 #83
Cohen is not a master lawyer, despite what the tRumpLickers say Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #84
Isn't that just admitting he knows dt has committed a crime? docgee Apr 2018 #85
it absolutely is. Kurt V. Apr 2018 #88
Nope..,neither...you rot your corrupt ass in jail. There is enough evidence that we don't need his Kirk Lover Apr 2018 #87
A little off topic but... Crutchez_CuiBono Apr 2018 #89
He does have an office in Trump Tower. LiberalFighter Apr 2018 #90
He may want to avoid that and the Russian Embassy. Blue_true Apr 2018 #109
We'll see...when those jail bars close in front of your face, and you're standing there alone.... Honeycombe8 Apr 2018 #92
Have it Your Way... dlk Apr 2018 #94
Jump out of my house Bob Loblaw Apr 2018 #95
If he is offered a choice between 12 years in prison and 2 years in prison? kentuck Apr 2018 #96
"But in light of the 50 year sentence I'm facing, I feel as if I have no choice" Azathoth Apr 2018 #97
Hopefully soon he gets to make that choice. nt Blue_true Apr 2018 #98
Good. Cuz Putin is good at arranging for people blake2012 Apr 2018 #100
Beat me to it! orangecrush Apr 2018 #114
I'd rather have ice cream for dinner... JenniferJuniper Apr 2018 #101
Counsel, you may proceed. (n/t) forgotmylogin Apr 2018 #105
Hi Bearsfootball516 syringis Apr 2018 #106
. RandySF Apr 2018 #108
He's signaling the mob that he won't snitch. He must be sacred. jalan48 Apr 2018 #110
My bet is he's just blowing smoke NastyRiffraff Apr 2018 #111
The ANSWER HAS to be ONE or the OTHER !! HEY, IT'S HIS EQUATION !! vkkv Apr 2018 #112
+1 BootinUp Apr 2018 #123
Than turn on Putin njhoneybadger Apr 2018 #115
As if Trump would ever put any money on his commissary MrScorpio Apr 2018 #116
Wow. tavernier Apr 2018 #117
Putin prefers the Polonium Cocktail ThoughtCriminal Apr 2018 #118
can't he do both? mnmoderatedem Apr 2018 #119
Then rot in prison for the rest of your scummy life, Cohen. roamer65 Apr 2018 #120
He's scared. Trump must have a lot on him. Tatiana Apr 2018 #124
That would probably be the end result. CentralMass Apr 2018 #126
If they got the incriminating documents on Trump first, knock yourself out! chuckstevens Apr 2018 #127
Hahahahaha KTM Apr 2018 #128
what does he mean - ". . . . than turn on Donald Trump" DrDan Apr 2018 #129
LOL klook Apr 2018 #131

Siwsan

(26,345 posts)
36. That's a question for the ages.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:21 PM
Apr 2018

However, I'm betting the threat of an extended prison sentence might change his tune.

Siwsan

(26,345 posts)
102. Just wait until the consequences are square in his face
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:55 PM
Apr 2018

The Mueller team seems to be very proficient at flipping people. And if he is so stupid as to take the bullet, lose his license and do prison time, thinking trump* will take care of him and his family, he's a fool.

 

thegoose

(3,115 posts)
77. Simple. They're all mobbed up together.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:18 PM
Apr 2018

Nothing to do with loyalty. Just keeping their throats from being slit from ear to ear.

 

SoCalMusicLover

(3,194 posts)
4. Cohen Is Going To Go The Manafort Route
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 04:48 PM
Apr 2018

All of those who actually believe there is a chance he's going to turn on Drumpf, have no clue what they're thinking. Cohen is part of the cult, and cult members don't turn on one another.

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
107. That's the only reason I think he's saying this.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 07:08 PM
Apr 2018

A pardon is his only chance because he's definitely going down. I doubt very much he is swearing loyalty to Trump out of the good of his heart.

Tommy_Carcetti

(43,235 posts)
18. IMHO, you can take that two different ways.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 04:58 PM
Apr 2018

1. Michael Cohen is an extremely, extremely loyal guy to Donald Trump, a la Doug Stamper in House of Cards.

or

2. Prison is a far better fate than crossing Donald Trump and/or the people he does business with.

Ilsa

(61,721 posts)
45. Yes. Donny Duetsch talked to him about this.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:35 PM
Apr 2018

Told him it might all eventually boil down to Cohen doing 20 years and not seeing his kids grow up, or turning on the man who created this mess.

Donny Duetsch said Cohen is really a likeable person, in spite of the nasty persona he shows on TV.

SonofDonald

(2,050 posts)
50. Lawrence had a woman on last night
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:44 PM
Apr 2018

That sure seemed like his biggest fan, Cohen that is, not one bad word or thought about cohen, I don't know why he had her on because she wasn't reporting on an interview she had with cohen, she was literally defending him.

Poiuyt

(18,137 posts)
103. Yup, Cohen's a real sweetheart
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:58 PM
Apr 2018

“You write a story that has Mr. Trump’s name in it, with the word ‘rape,’ and I’m going to mess your life up…for as long as you’re on this frickin’ planet … you’re going to have judgments against you, so much money, you’ll never know how to get out from underneath it,” Michael Cohen, special counsel to Trump, told The Daily Beast reporter Tim Mak.

“I will make sure that you and I meet one day while we’re in the courthouse. And I will take you for every penny you still don’t have. And I will come after your Daily Beast and everybody else that you possibly know,” Cohen said. “So I’m warning you, tread very f****ing lightly, because what I’m going to do to you is going to be f***ing disgusting. You understand me?”

Ilsa

(61,721 posts)
125. I wouldn't walk on the same side of the street with cohen.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 09:31 PM
Apr 2018

I wouldn't trust him to not trip me into traffic just for grins.

 

ollie10

(2,091 posts)
28. He's more afraid of concrete shoes if it looks like he will snitch......
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:15 PM
Apr 2018

I think most people would prefer falling off a building to drowning.....

Frustratedlady

(16,254 posts)
29. He may get to test that thought out if Trump makes a little phone call to Clyde...
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:15 PM
Apr 2018

and asks him to pay a friendly visit to his faithful and loyal pal, Cohen.

NurseJackie

(42,862 posts)
35. Blind loyalty? Or Abject fear?
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:20 PM
Apr 2018

What I'm hearing is "suicide by falling 50 floors is preferable to what Trump and the Russians might do to me and my family".

 

BoneyardDem

(1,202 posts)
39. Well that would be an interesting turn of events....jumping out of a building.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:29 PM
Apr 2018

of course he didn't say which floor, and he is an attorney, so take that for what it's worth.

dembotoz

(16,867 posts)
41. i hear trump tower due to the fire has an apt with a window missing....hey mike be my guest
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:31 PM
Apr 2018

just be sure to let fox know so that they can film it and trump can blame it on obama

GallopingGhost

(2,404 posts)
46. So he'd rather spend
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:36 PM
Apr 2018

the rest of his life in prison rather than turn on a guy who wouldn't hesitate a snake's second to throw him under the bus. Interesting.

herding cats

(19,569 posts)
48. Mmm hmm, and Sam Nunberg was willing to go to prison for Roger Stone.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:37 PM
Apr 2018

Instead he complied with the subpoena for communications and testified as requested.

What's is with all these nutty grandiose claims of loyalty?

Mr. Ected

(9,675 posts)
51. Nothing a little ammonia and elbow grease wouldn't remove from the pavement in a jiffy
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 05:49 PM
Apr 2018

We've got our "fixer", too. He works for NYC Public Services. A mop, a squeegee, and a little TLC and we'll be rid of Michael Cohen in no time.

 

EffieBlack

(14,249 posts)
65. Nicolle Wallace had a great response to this:
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:10 PM
Apr 2018

“Where does ‘Telling the truth to the feds” on his list?

ecstatic

(32,816 posts)
68. Umm... he should be careful. I'm sure many other criminals
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:11 PM
Apr 2018

(besides trump) want to prevent him from talking as well. Don't give them any ideas, Cohen! We need you alive to serve your prison sentence!

Corgigal

(9,291 posts)
72. Why is he still talking?
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:15 PM
Apr 2018

Shut up, you fool. What kind of attorney would talk after a federal raid? This one.

NCjack

(10,279 posts)
79. Hey, Mike: Don't jump. It's never too late to put a pistol
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:21 PM
Apr 2018

to your head and blow your brains out. But first, write a full, detailed confession before Trump's new fixer comes to visit you.

meadowlander

(4,413 posts)
82. They're both good options...
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:23 PM
Apr 2018

but I think the second one has the benefit of at least partially making up for some of the damage you've caused in your worthless life.

magicarpet

(14,236 posts)
86. We'll try them both..
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:31 PM
Apr 2018

Today we start with you jump from the 25th floor to the pavement.

Tomorrow we can give the other idea a whirl.

Then compare the two results and see which one works best for ya.

Bernardo de La Paz

(49,092 posts)
84. Cohen is not a master lawyer, despite what the tRumpLickers say
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:29 PM
Apr 2018

Michael Cohen is a very smart lawyer and person. He know how dirty this game is. It’s a good bet he anticipated this aggression from the Mueller camp.
52 posted on 4/9/2018, 5:47:22 PM by Hostage (Article V)


Actually, I think this is going to backfire on Mueller and Ms Daniels {...} I seriously doubt that Cohen and Trump are stupid enough to leave a paper trail that Mueller can use against them
213 posted on 4/9/2018, 7:46:19 PM by rdcbn


 

Kirk Lover

(3,608 posts)
87. Nope..,neither...you rot your corrupt ass in jail. There is enough evidence that we don't need his
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:33 PM
Apr 2018

pathetic testimony.

Crutchez_CuiBono

(7,725 posts)
89. A little off topic but...
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:35 PM
Apr 2018

I seem to remember a story about Dons love of recording stuff and using technical(?) equipment to do nasty stuff. Not only did he have all the rooms in Mara Lago set up to a switchboard where he could listen in on everyone, he also had a standard trick he'd use to bed someones wife. Something like hooking the mans wife up w a street walker then getting the woman in his office. he'd call the guy on speaker phone and ask how the hooker was in front of the wife. then while she was reeling(?) from the new found info...take advantage of her. Probably recording that too.This guy is a Class A piece of work, and had wayyyy too much time on his hands and too much money. His buddies like Cohen and the Nixon tattoo guy, (to name two), would encourage him and help w the gymnastics. Just to get laid, or screw over a business partner. Honestly, NOTHING is beyond dt. To think the guy QUIT using the old recording device trick etc. to blackmail people would be the height of fallacy. I'm SURE Cohen knows a LOT of really dark stuff about dt and could talk for days. I would put nothing past dt including having ties to the mob, and possibly information on some missing persons in NY and NJ over the years. The list could be long...but it's about to be finite. Mobsters throwing people out tall building windows, is standard ops.

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
109. He may want to avoid that and the Russian Embassy.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 07:13 PM
Apr 2018

The guy likely knows a lot. He could be a dead man walking. But Mueller and his team are smart, they are likely five moves ahead of that Trump gang and likely have a lot of phones tapped or have warrants ready to go.

Honeycombe8

(37,648 posts)
92. We'll see...when those jail bars close in front of your face, and you're standing there alone....
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:39 PM
Apr 2018

in a little orange jumpsuit...the world looks a little different. You may take a different view of who is your friend and who is not, and of loyalty oaths.

OTOH, it's possible that Trump IS like a mob boss, and Cohen might not be allowed to snitch. Trump, a man who wants to kill the families of terrorists as punishment, might be willing to threaten ruination of the lives of family members.

kentuck

(111,111 posts)
96. If he is offered a choice between 12 years in prison and 2 years in prison?
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:47 PM
Apr 2018

Which door would he take?

And what could he give them in return?

Azathoth

(4,611 posts)
97. "But in light of the 50 year sentence I'm facing, I feel as if I have no choice"
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:48 PM
Apr 2018

"It wasn't my fault, Don! They made me!"

 

blake2012

(1,294 posts)
100. Good. Cuz Putin is good at arranging for people
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 06:52 PM
Apr 2018

To mysteriously jump out of windows. I am sure Trump would be fond of that as well.

syringis

(5,101 posts)
106. Hi Bearsfootball516
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 07:08 PM
Apr 2018

If those words age as well as these, he will not jump out of whatever, anytime soon...






NastyRiffraff

(12,448 posts)
111. My bet is he's just blowing smoke
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 07:21 PM
Apr 2018

He doesn't strike me as the type who'd sacrifice himself for ANYONE.

AND he's always a blowhard. It's hard to believe anything he says.

Tatiana

(14,167 posts)
124. He's scared. Trump must have a lot on him.
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 09:26 PM
Apr 2018

Not sure if this could be a MAD (mutually assured destruction) or what...

DrDan

(20,411 posts)
129. what does he mean - ". . . . than turn on Donald Trump"
Wed Apr 11, 2018, 10:04 PM
Apr 2018

turn him on . . . or turn on him?

Either way - not a pleasant thought.

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