According to reports Economy Former Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen on Tuesday criticized the current US president for pardoning his relatives.
Former Donald Trump’s lawyer said Sputnik reported that Trump would try to extend his amnesty to Jared Kouchner (Trump’s son-in-law and adviser), Dan, Ivanka, Eric (Trump’s children), Alan Wieselberg (Sputnik). Trump’s financial managers) and anyone he thinks might be subject to federal indictment.
He added that while amnesties are good for Trump’s friends, they may not be good for him; Because once a crime is forgiven, they can no longer be convicted of that crime; This means that they cannot request the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution (which makes testimony against them compulsory).
“The main problem for Trump is that all of them may eventually lead to his downfall,” said Michael Cohen. Because they will testify against him in court.
In his latest pardon decrees, President Donald Trump’s former campaign boss Paul Manfort, Roger Stone, a former friend and former adviser, and Charles Kouchner, the father of Jared Kouchner, a real estate developer. He pardoned real estate.
Monfort was convicted during a special investigator’s investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election. Roger Stone, a close friend and former adviser to Trump, was also convicted of perjury at a congressional hearing.
Charles Kushner, the father of Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, was also convicted of tax evasion and illegal financial aid to campaigns.