Never one to miss an opportunity to needle both President Donald Trump and his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, the lawyer representing adult film star Stormy Daniels responded to Trump's ode to Cohen in a series of tweets Saturday morning, saying the president is kissing his lawyer's ass in effort to keep him from flipping.
Saturday morning Trump tweeted, the New York Times' Maggie Habermann was using "non-existent ‘sources’ and a drunk/drugged up loser who hates Michael, a fine person with a wonderful family. Michael is a businessman for his own account/lawyer who I have always liked & respected.”
Trump then added, "“Most people will flip if the Government lets them out of trouble, even if it means lying or making up stories. Sorry, I don’t see Michael doing that despite the horrible Witch Hunt and the dishonest media!”
According to Avenatti, Trump is trying to stay on Cohen's good side as the attorney faces the prospect of prison.
"As I predicted, panic has set in at the WH," Avenatti tweeted. "So much so, that we now have bogus tweets aimed at kissing Mr. Cohen's a** and giving him a false sense of security and friendship with the hope that he doesn't tell the truth and bring the house of cards down. Too little too late."
He later added what appeared to be a jab at Cohen's relationship with Trump, writing, "My Dear Friend: Don’t you remember how I demeaned you to others and made you look like a fool? How I always over-charged you for the real estate? How I never defended you? How I abandoned you when I won and blew you off? Now that is true love Michael, and you know it! Now shush."
You can see the tweets below:
As I predicted, panic has set in at the WH. So much so, that we now have bogus tweets aimed at kissing Mr. Cohen's… https://t.co/1hVdBvBpZl— Michael Avenatti (@Michael Avenatti)1524316391.0
My Dear Friend: Don’t you remember how I demeaned you to others and made you look like a fool? How I always over-ch… https://t.co/kRE5IvtKh5— Michael Avenatti (@Michael Avenatti)1524317913.0