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Michael Cohen may have given Democrats everything they wanted, but it’s not like he’s going to get any help from them now.

That’s at least the message being sent by Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, who says he’s not going to help President Donald Trump’s former lawyer delay his jail sentence after Cohen said he had found a hard drive with millions of files that could be of use.

“I don’t get involved in sentencing matters as a practice. I never have in Congress and that’s been my policy,” Schiff, a California Democrat, told CNN on Monday.

That’s the first official response from Democrats regarding a letter from Cohen’s legal team, which was circulated last week among a number of congressional Democrats, according to CNN.

According to The Associated Press, the letter was sent to Schiff, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md.

On May 6, Cohen is scheduled to begin a three-year sentence on campaign finance violations, financial misdeeds and lying to Congress.

However, he now says that he has access to new information that might be of use to Congress.

“Michael Cohen’s recent public and closed-door testimony to Congressional committees has triggered additional areas for investigation by law enforcement authorities and the Congress,” Cohen lawyer Lanny Davis said in a statement last week, according to Axios.

“In fact, Mr. Cohen has recently obtained a hard drive with 14 million files from his computers and phones over the past 10 years, which we believe has significant value to the various congressional oversight and investigation committees.

“Yet Michael Cohen is the only person in the Trump organization who has been prosecuted. The actions against Mr. Cohen appears to be selective prosecution and the sentence imposed is a disproportionate one. For him to surrender in 30 days would be a detriment to committees search for truth, as well as a miscarriage of justice.”

In the letter, Cohen’s attorneys state that in order to properly present the new data, he needs time before he reports to prison.

“We hope that this memorandum demonstrates that Mr. Cohen needs to be readily accessible and immediately available to provide ongoing assistance to Congress in order for it to fulfill its executive branch oversight responsibilities,” the letter states, according to CNN.

“However, with 30 days left before he surrenders to prison, time is no longer a luxury he is capable of.”

To be fair, this rather reeks of desperation at this point. So has pretty much everything Cohen has done of late, however, so how this is any different than before is confusing to me.

Rep. Schiff still says he wants the information on the hard drives, mind you, he’s just not going to do anything to delay Cohen’s prison sentence to get it.

“We continue to encourage Mr. Cohen to provide us any materials that he has that are relevant to our investigation,” he said.

“We will continue to do so and hope that he has additional information to offer.”

Perhaps Cohen can get some Democrats to sign onto getting his sentence delayed.

However, for most liberals, Cohen is probably old news now.

Yes, he gave the Democrats everything they wanted by accusing the president of financial misdeeds and hush-money payments, but what has he done for them lately?

The Mueller report fell flat, Democratic leadership seems to have little appetite for impeachment and Cohen could be facing a new perjury probe because of the inconsistencies in his recent congressional testimony.

Any sort of consideration the Democrats were going to give a proven liar, therefore, is done for. He’s obsolete.

If he thinks he’s going to get any help avoiding reporting to prison on May 6, he likely has another thing coming.

It sure doesn’t sound like Adam Schiff is going to help.

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9 Comments

9 Comments

  1. RIC CARTER

    April 10, 2019 at 9:44 am

    That is just democrats being democrats. Use people, then throw them away to be trampled after they have bled them dry.

  2. Milissa

    April 10, 2019 at 10:16 am

    This seems to be what he deserves. He was the most disloyal attorney I have ever heard of, and that he is represented by Lanny Davis says everything. Enjoy prison, jackass.

  3. abolishliberalism

    April 10, 2019 at 10:29 am

    why does he have 30 days before he goes to do his time? why isnt he in prison already like any one else would be? did they give him all this time to split the country before going to prison and he was too stupid to realize it? he should have been sent to his cell on the day his guilty verdict came back! That F***ing lying POS!

  4. Matt

    April 10, 2019 at 10:50 am

    Unless Trump could play a blinder and give Cohen a Presidential Pardon?

    That would make Schiff blow a gasket.

  5. Silas Longshot

    April 10, 2019 at 10:52 am

    Adam Schitt just shows what a real democRAT does to you / for you if he can get some Schitt on you that he thinks he can use against a foe like Trump. Squeeze you dry, dig through all the Schitt that turns up. In this case ‘nothing’ that he could use against Trump. So he’s done with ya pal, have a nice government paid vacation

  6. Joseph Kempski

    April 10, 2019 at 11:22 am

    Dems prove what liars they Are

  7. GEORGE EADY

    April 10, 2019 at 12:56 pm

    KARMA IS A BITCH . HE SAID JEST WHAT THEY WONTED. DID HE NOT KNOW THAT ALL DEMCO-RATES WAS TRAINED BY HILLARY CLINTON. AND THIS IS THE NORM

  8. Polly

    April 10, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    Play with the pups you get bitten with the fleas

  9. FAST EDDIE

    April 18, 2019 at 9:40 am

    What the hell did he expect?

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