Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s ex-attorney-turned-critic who has characterized his former boss as a “conman” and “racist,” is considering a run for Congress.
Cohen said he would run as a Democrat, potentially mounting a primary challenge against U.S Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., the party’s top member on the House Judiciary Committee.
“I am interested and there’s a multitude of folks encouraging me to run,” Cohen told Semafor in a brief phone interview. Cohen said he currently lives on the East Side of Manhattan, which would neatly position him to run in New York’s 12th congressional district.
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Nadler is my rep thanks to last year’s redistricting which took out longtime Rep. Carolyn Maloney.
NY CD-12. Disbarred attorney, felon and former Trump fixer Michael Cohen (D) considering a primary run vs US Rep Jerry Nadler (D). https://t.co/WjbHgv8qiO
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