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Criminal Cohen Admits to Stealing from Trump During Trial

Not only is Michael Cohen a liar, he is now solidified as a greedy thief. This revelation further exemplifies how the trial is a sham.

In a recent twist in the ongoing spectacle of the Trump trial, Michael Cohen, the former attorney for Donald Trump, has once again taken the stand, this time admitting to misappropriating funds from the Trump Organization. His testimony laid bare the manipulations and deceptions he engaged in, from inflating payments to a tech company to pocketing cash intended for business expenses. This revelation should, under normal circumstances, cast serious doubts about the credibility of his testimony. Yet, here we are, with Cohen being paraded as a key witness in a high-profile case against a former President.

Cohen’s admission that he effectively stole tens of thousands of dollars by lying about expenses is not just a footnote; it’s a glaring indication of his character and reliability—or lack thereof. He even justified his thievery as a form of “self-help” in response to a cut in his bonus, a rationale that speaks volumes about his ethical compass, or the absence of one. Yet, the prosecution seems all too willing to overlook these serious character flaws, focusing instead on leveraging his testimony to mount a case against Trump.

The current trial, which revolves around allegations linked to payments made to Stormy Daniels, has transformed into a theater of the absurd, where the truth seems malleable, and ethical lines are blurred. Trump, for his part, has vehemently denied any wrongdoing, painting the trial as a politically motivated witch hunt—an assertion that gains some credence in light of the questionable integrity of key witnesses like Cohen.

This situation isn’t just troubling; it’s a mockery of the American judicial system. The fact that someone who has openly admitted to lying and stealing is still considered a viable witness in a trial against a former president points to a deeper malaise within our legal and political systems. It raises critical questions about the fairness of the proceedings and whether justice is truly being served or if we are merely witnessing a strategic manipulation of the system to settle political scores.

Moreover, the trial highlights a disturbing trend of eroding ethical standards and accountability in American politics and business. If our judicial system allows such compromised individuals to play pivotal roles in the legal outcomes of prominent figures, how can the average American have any faith in the fairness and integrity of our courts? This isn’t just a trial of Donald Trump; it’s a test of our nation’s commitment to justice and the rule of law.

The erosion of legal integrity and the weaponization of the judicial system against political adversaries threaten the very foundations of our republic. We need to demand higher standards and greater accountability, not just from our leaders but also from those within the judicial system. The American public deserves a legal process that is fair, transparent, and above the petty vendettas of political warfare. Anything less is a betrayal of the constitutional principles upon which this country was built.

Robert Chernin

Robert Chernin

Robert B. Chernin has brought his years of political consulting and commentary back to radio. As a longtime entrepreneur, business leader, fundraiser and political confidant, Robert has a unique perspective with insights not heard anyway else. Robert has consulted on federal and statewide campaigns at the gubernatorial, congressional, senatorial, and presidential level. He served in leadership roles in the presidential campaigns of President George W. Bush as well as McCain for President. He led Florida’s Victory 2004’s national Jewish outreach operations as Executive Director. In addition, he served on the President’s Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Robert co-founded and served as president of the Electoral Science Institute, a non-profit organization that utilizes behavioral science to increase voter participation and awareness. Robert can be heard on multiple radio stations and viewed on the “Of the People” podcast where you get your podcasts.