White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders declines to clearly comment on speculations that US President Donald Trump might pardon his personal attorney Michael Cohen.
“It’s hard to close a door on something that hasn’t taken place. I don’t like to discuss or comment on hypothetical situations that may or may not ever happen,” Sanders said during a Monday press briefing.
She referred further questions on Cohen’s case to his and Trump’s personal attorneys. She later added that Trump has “been clear that he hasn’t done anything wrong.”
Trump on Saturday attacked The New York Times for a report that the president’s legal team is bracing for Cohen to cooperate with investigators and turn on Trump.
The president praised Cohen as a “fine person” and denied that he would “flip.”
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