Dear Mr. Trump,
It’s no surprise at all that you directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. As an inveterate liar yourself — please see my earlier letter about your hundreds of Pinocchios – it would make perfect sense that you’d direct others to lie, particularly others that had been doing your dirty work for years.
Nor does it surprise me that you directed Cohen to lie to Congress, because you clearly have no respect for the rule of law or the role of the other branches of government.
Nor does it surprise me that your telling Cohen to lie was intended to hide your involvement with Russia. It’s the same reason so many others who have worked for you – who have presumably also followed your orders — have admitted lying.
Yes, I know you and your lawyer are saying that Cohen is not credible. But, come on. Do you think such a story would leak if there wasn’t tons of documentary evidence to back it up? Apparently, there are interviews with multiple people from your organization, emails, text messages, and other documents. See CNN.com summarizing the Buzz-Feed report.
All this documentary evidence is why Cohen is now apparently willing to tell the truth about your subornation of perjury. He can’t do anything else with the documents staring him in the face.
What’s next? Is Rudy going to say that all the emails, text messages, etc., are fabricated? Are you going to tell your rabid fans – rabid in the sense of virus-deranged – that they should ignore the documents? That it’s all “fake”?
Nixon resigned in shame when there was a lot less out there against him. You now are – or soon will be – shown to have aided and abetted in a serious act of perjury, clearly the kind of crime that merits impeachment.
Bruce J. Berger