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Former Trump financial adviser says he’s ‘anti-protest’ over former president’s potential arrest


Mar 19, 2023

Former Trump financial advisor Gary Cohn stated he’s “anti-protest” in response to former President Trump calling for his supporters to show in opposition to what he stated was his looming arrest in connection to a New York state investigation.

“I’m anti-protest, so I don’t suppose we needs to be protesting something,” Cohn stated in an interview with CBS’s “Face The Nation.” “I hope that America has realized from what has occurred up to now and I hope no matter occurs subsequent week, we simply have a really peaceable set of occasions.”

Cohn, who additionally was once the top of Goldman Sachs, was responding to Trump’s feedback that he could be arrested this week within the Manhattan probe into hush funds to Stormy Daniels forward of the 2016 election. 

Trump blasted the investigation as corrupt, with different Republicans saying any arrest could be a politically motivated transfer, framing it as an try to intrude within the former president’s 2024 White Home bid. Others have stated the attainable arrest reveals that nobody within the U.S. is above the regulation. Cohn stated he thinks each often is the case.

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“On the subject of this, nobody is above the regulation,” Cohn stated. “However there additionally could also be some politics concerned, so each of these issues could also be true.”

Trump calling for his supporters to protest the attainable arrest sparked fears of violence, as Trump’s name for his supporters to protest the certification of the 2020 election got here earlier than the lethal Capitol riot on Jan. 6. 

Different Republicans, reminiscent of former Vice President Mike Pence, joined Cohn in calling for peace amid a attainable indictment of Trump, with Pence saying “violence is not going to be tolerated.”

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