Rev. Al Sharpton teases sit-down with former Trump attorney and 'fixer' Michael Cohen
The man who once said he’d take a bullet for President Trump is buddying up to one of his former boss’ most vocal critics.
Michael Cohen, the president’s erstwhile personal lawyer, has renewed his friendship with another larger-than-life New Yorker: Rev. Al Sharpton.
The pair tweeted about a recent get-together on Friday but shared scant details about what they discussed.
“I bet you're wondering what we could be talking about! Stay tuned,” wrote Sharpton, the host of MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation.”
Cohen responded by tweeting the there was “no one better” to share his story with.
“I have known Rev for almost 20 years,” Cohen wrote. “No one better to talk to!”
The self-proclaimed “fixer” worked for Trump for more than a decade is currently under investigation by federal prosecutors in New York over his business dealings. His home, office and hotel room were raided in April.
It was revealed Friday that the FBI obtained a recording from Cohen in which he and Trump discuss a payment to a former Playboy model who has alleged she had an affair with the president a decade ago.
Cohen has not been charged with a crime, leading to speculation that he is cooperating with prosecutors.
Sharpton said he will be “sharing more details” about his conversation with Cohen on his show Sunday.
Rachel Noerdlinger, a longtime Sharpton spokeswoman, told the Associated Press that it was Cohen who contacted the civil rights activist. The duo met at a Manhattan hotel for about an hour, she said.
Sharpton praised Cohen as someone who always attempted to smooth things over when he had issues with Trump in the past.
“He wanted me to know that he was going to be loyal to the country, loyal to his family. He also said he was very disappointed in the President and his attacks on the media,” Sharpton said during a brief afternoon appearance on MSNBC.
Cohen said last year he "would take a bullet" for the president, but has since found himself at the heart of several scandals circling Trump.
Cohen admitted earlier this year that he paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000 as part of a nondisclosure agreement linked to her claims that she had slept with Trump in 2006.
The president has since admitted to paying Cohen back the funds but denied the affair.