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Melania Came Up With Trump’s ‘Locker Room Talk’ Excuse, Michael Cohen Says

Posted on AllSides May 13th, 2024
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Among the weirdest revelations at Donald Trump’s ongoing criminal trial in New York was this snippet from ex-lawyer Michael Cohen: The former president’s “locker room talk” excuse for the leaked Access Hollywood footage of him talking about groping women actually came from his supportive wife, Melania.

Cohen, who appeared Monday on the witness stand, recalled being on vacation in London with his family when dealing with the potentially catastrophic fallout to Trump’s then-sputtering 2016 presidential campaign.

On television screens inside the courtroom, jurors saw how the politician’s staffers fielded questions...

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