Michael Cohen on Proud Boys: In Trump's mind, this is his army
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen about the President's remarks during the first 2020 presidential debate when he told right-wing extremist group the Proud Boys to "stand back and stand by."
Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, gives his first UK TV interview with Newsnight to discuss working for the president and the US election. During a dark and angry debate, Trump refused to denounce white supremacists, refused to tell his supporters not to use violence, and told the alt-right group the Proud Boys, 'stand back, stand by.' Aired on 09/29/2020. President Trump refused to denounce white supremacy during an intense debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden Tuesday night. Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, called in to discuss the implications of the president's newly reported tax returns. He said the president could be "facing a potential bankruptcy" but that he would find "some corrupt foreign entity" to bail him out. Aired on 09/28/2020.