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Corey Lewandowski: ‘I warned everybody’ Michael Cohen ‘was going to become a problem’

Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former 2016 campaign manager, on Sunday said he put out warnings that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen was “going to become a problem” and that Mr. Cohen was never part of the campaign when he was there.

“I didn’t like to work with Michael. I didn’t like to interact with Michael, and that’s why he had no role in the campaign even though he wanted one,” Mr. Lewandowski said on “Fox News Sunday.”

Mr. Cohen last week pleaded guilty to eight felonies of bank fraud, tax evasion, and campaign finance violations, including charges tied to payments he made to porn actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal, two women with whom Mr. Trump allegedly had affairs.

“I warned everybody at the organization that Michael was going to become a problem,” Mr. Lewandowski said. “I spent as little time with Michael Cohen as humanly possible. He was never part of the campaign when I was there.”

Asked why Mr. Trump trusted Mr. Cohen as long as he did given such warnings, Mr. Lewandowski said Mr. Cohen was “very good” at “intimidating people.”

Like Mr. Trump did last week, Mr. Lewandowski also claimed that Mr. Cohen’s charges didn’t have to do with the  Read more

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Corey Lewandowski: ‘I warned everybody’ Michael Cohen ‘was going to become a problem’

Corey Lewandowski: ‘I warned everybody’ Michael Cohen ‘was going to become a problem’

Corey Lewandowski: ‘I warned everybody’ Michael Cohen ‘was going to become a problem’

Corey Lewandowski: ‘I warned everybody’ Michael Cohen ‘was going to become a problem’

Corey Lewandowski: ‘I warned everybody’ Michael Cohen ‘was going to become a problem’

Corey Lewandowski: ‘I warned everybody’ Michael Cohen ‘was going to become a problem’