Michael Cohen, the former attorney to Donald Trump was taken to the federal prison in Otisville on Monday where he will start his three years sentence on the charges of tax evasion and unlawful corporate contributions.
Michael Cohen was the lawyer of the current president of The United States for 12 years from 2006 to 2018. He was also the vice-president of The Trump Organization. He was sentenced to jail for three years in December 2018 after he pleaded guilty of several crimes.
Michael Cohen, also known as Trump’s “fixer” pleaded guilty in August 2018 to several charges including tax fraud, making false statements to an institution, and excessive campaign contributions.
Michael Cohen ended his relationship with Donald Trump last year and said without taking Donald’s Trump name that he is responsible for his imprisonment. He also took full responsibility for the crimes; his personal crimes as well as those related to President Donald Trump. He also accepted that it all happened due to his blind loyalty to Donald Trump.
Michael Cohen was taken from his Manhattan apartment for prison; talking to the reporters he said: “I hope that when I rejoin my family and friends that the country will be in a place without xenophobia, injustice and lies at the helm of our country”. He also indicated that there is still a lot of truth left that he has not told yet and is waiting for the right day to share it.
Michael Cohen reached the Federal Correctional Institution at 11.40 a.m., the prison is also referred to as the fancy prison and it was ranked as one of America’s 10 cushiest prisons by the Forbes. It has tennis courts, cardio equipment, and lockers for storing personal items. But he will have to do the typical prison job i.e., washing the dishes or mowing the lawns.