Trump's personal lawyer attempts to prove he isn't racist by posting pictures of his black friends

Michael Cohen.
(Image credit: Getty Images)

President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has black friends — lots of them! So many, in fact, that on Wednesday he decided to post a collage of photos with people like Omarosa Manigault and Diamond and Silk, just in case anyone thinks his association with Trump makes him "a racist."

See more

New York's Olivia Nuzzi reached out to Cohen to confirm he had "seriously just [made] a collage of pictures of you with black people to prove you're not racist":

See more

Pushed by Nuzzi, Cohen added: "I know President Trump and his heart. He is a good man and doesn't have a racist bone in his body. All morning I am receiving horrific comments about being anti-black, racist, etc … for supporting Trump. Wrong!"

Subscribe to The Week

Escape your echo chamber. Get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/flexiimages/jacafc5zvs1692883516.jpg

Sign up for The Week's Free Newsletters

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

Sign up

After all, Trump has black friends too.

To continue reading this article...
Continue reading this article and get limited website access each month.
Get unlimited website access, exclusive newsletters plus much more.
Cancel or pause at any time.
Already a subscriber to The Week?
Not sure which email you used for your subscription? Contact us