Michael Cohen has announced that his lawyers turned up at the house of former Attorney General Bill Barr to serve him with a lawsuit – claiming that Donald Trump retaliated against him.
In the lawsuit, filed on Thursday, Cohen, who was once Mr Trump’s private lawyer, alleges that the former president retrospectively enacted revenge against him for writing a tell-all memoir.
Cohen took to Twitter to reveal the news, signing off his Tweet by saying “Happy New year a*****e” to the former Attorney General.
As was first reported by The Daily Mail, the suit was filed in Manhattan’s federal court, and it sees Cohen seek damages for “extreme physical and emotional harm” caused by Mr Trump.
It is claimed that much of the animosity between the men stems from Cohen’s explosive book: Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump – which…