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Michael Cohen says he may file countersuit in Trump’s $500 million case: ‘I can’t believe how stupid he was’


Michael Cohen advised to file a countersuit against Donald Trumpwho said they should have listened to lawyers who told them it would be “a mistake” to do so.

former president had filed a $500 million lawsuit on Wednesday Alleging breach of their attorney-client relationship and unjust enrichment, among other claims, against their former attorney, Mr. Cohen.

On Thursday’s Political Breakdown podcast, Mr. Cohen reflected on the ongoing lawsuit against him.

“This is probably one of the most important cases for our democracy. I can’t believe how stupid he was to actually file it,” Mr. Cohen said.

“He should have listened to the lawyers who told him ‘this is a mistake’. He has now opened himself up to everything he denies.

If Mr Trump is asked to testify in the matter, Mr Cohen argues, “he can’t take a fifth”.

“This would be a civil lawsuit brought by him with a countersuit. So, can you imagine that in a case in which you are the plaintiff, despite the fact that you would technically be a defendant in the countersuit, that you would now be able to answer questions Will not answer?

“It’s fantastic,” Mr. Cohen said sarcastically.

Mr Cohen dubbed the former president’s lawyers “the clown show, crackerjack lawyers” and the new case as a “David and Goliath” story.

Trump calls Michael Cohen a liar after televised testimony

The lawyer referred to himself as David and “the big, 3,000-pound gorilla over there” as Goliath.

“At the end of the day, I’m going to hit her forehead again with another stone, because the documents are stupid. They don’t mean anything,” Mr. Cohen said.

“He’s going to be inverted, there’s no doubt that’s what he’s doing.”

Mr. Trump’s lawsuit in federal court in Miami, accusing Mr. Cohen of failing to keep confidential attorney-client privileges quiet Mr. Cohen appeared on a podcast and talked about the president’s one-time stint in the White House was filed later.

Mr Cohen’s lawyer Lanny Davis told Reuters the lawsuit was “frivolous”.

“Mr. Trump is once again using and abusing the judicial system as a form of harassment and intimidation against Michael Cohen,” Mr. Davis said.

mr cohen confessed his crime Publicizing finance violations in 2018 regarding tax evasion, lying to Congress and payment of hush money to adult film actor stormy daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougall.

Mr. Cohen said he did this under the guidance of an “unnamed candidate” in the 2016 presidential election.

manhattan The grand civil jury has since indicted Mr Trump over the hush money payments, making him First President to face criminal charges,

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