Cohen Turned on Trump at Holocaust-survivor Father's Urging

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Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges. According to a new report, Cohen was compelled to turn on Trump after a conversation he had with his father earlier this year, who said he did not survive the Holocaust to have his name "sullied" by Trump.

Cohen’s  extraordinary account marks the first time that any Trump associate has gone into open court and implicated Trump himself in a crime, though whether — or when — a president can be prosecuted remains a matter of legal dispute.

Maurice Cohen, a Polish Holocaust survivor, according to the Wall Street Journal urged his son to be honest about Trump, saying that he did not survive the Holocaust for Trump to destroy his family name.

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