Former President Donald Trump made a legal move on Thursday that his former attorney Michael Cohen called “one of the dumbest moves I can imagine.”
Cohen told MSNBC on Thursday that a litigation server hired by Trump’s legal team served a subpoena on him the day before.
The attorney said he initially thought the subpoena came from the New York Attorney General Letitia James, who he said he found strange because “I’d love to come in and give any testimony they want.
But after reading the document, Cohen realized that the subpoena was actually from Trump’s lawyers ask him to make a statement, which he called ‘a’ of the dumbest moves I can imagine they would want.
“Obviously the information I’m giving is based on documentation, you know, on documented evidence, and as much as they think they’re going to bully me, it’s not going to happen. They will not benefit from it,” he said.
Cohen did not specify exactly what Trump lawyers wanted to impeach him during his MSNBC interview. HuffPost reached out to him on social media, but he didn’t immediately respond.
The attorney said he plans to see another attorney to determine whether to file a motion to quash the subpoena “and in fact, show Donald the same consideration he showed the American people.
Cohen said he had his 15th interview with investigators at the Manhattan district attorney’s office last week, when prosecutors presented evidence to a grand jury about the former president’s alleged involvement in a hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels. Daniels says she had an affair with Trump.
You can see Cohen discussing the subpoena at 7:35 in the segment below.