Donald Trump’s disgraced former lawyer Michael Cohen continues to make the front news.
The Wall Street Journal revealed how Cohen hired an IT firm to try and “rig online polls” in Donald Trump’s favour during the election campaign.
According to the article, during the presidential campaign back in 2016, Cohen hired John Gauger, the chief technology officer at the Liberty University – an evangelical institution - to rig top polls in Trumps favour.
Bizarrely however, Gauger says Cohen also hired him to set up a fan Twitter account that posts about how hot he is.
During the presidential race, Mr. Cohen also asked Mr. Gauger to create a Twitter account called @WomenForCohen.
The account, created in May 2016 and run by a female friend of Mr. Gauger, described Mr. Cohen as a “sex symbol,” praised his looks and character, and promoted his appearances and statements boosting Mr. Trump’s candidacy.
Yep, @WomenForCohen was created on the instructions of Cohen himself, apparently.
This is the Twitter account’s bio:
Women who love and support Michael Cohen. Strong, pit bull, sex symbol, no nonsense, business oriented, and ready to make a difference!
There haven’t been any posts since December 2016, but you can view the plethora of ego-stroking posts here:
The account portrayed him as a stand up guy.
Man Crush Monday
"Look at that smile"
He's a "real man"
According to the contractor, he was promised $50,000 (£38,611.)for his efforts but was only given a fraction of it.
He said he was paid with a “blue Walmart bag containing between $12,000 and $13,000(£10,038) in cash and, randomly, a boxing glove that Cohen said had been worn by a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter.”
Cohen confirmed the poll-rigging, saying he did it “at the direction of and for the sole benefit of @realDonaldTrump.”
He didn’t mention the fangirl Twitter account.