Alan Dershowitz Says He's Suing Michael Cohen Over Epstein Claims

Passionate defender of former President Donald Trump and famed legal professional Alan Dershowitz threatened former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen with a defamation lawsuit on Thursday night time after Cohen referenced Dershowitz’s relationship with deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Showing on Fox Information host and longtime Trump confidant Sean Hannity’s present Thursday night, Dershowitz was ostensibly tapped to debate the prison indictments towards Trump which middle on the ex-president’s hush cash scheme to silence a porn star throughout his profitable 2016 presidential marketing campaign.

As a substitute, Dershowitz determined to make use of his Fox Information platform to announce that he was suing Cohen for accusing him of participating in Epstein’s alleged crimes.

After claiming the New York prosecutor “intentionally violated the statute of limitations” with its Trump indictments, Dershowitz then claimed the prosecutor’s workplace had extra issues by counting on Cohen’s testimony as a result of ex-Trump lawyer’s credibility points. Then the Harvard regulation professor personally laid into Cohen.

“Let me let you know one thing about Michael Cohen!” Dershowitz exclaimed. “He’s not by means of along with his issues. He simply tweeted about me—saying as a result of I had attacked his credibility that I used to be concerned with underage women on Epstein’s Island—I’m about to sue him now for defamation.”

He continued: “As you already know, the lady who falsely accused me acknowledged that she could have made a mistake in misidentifying me. Now I’d usually not sue somebody for writing that sort of nonsense however that is Michael Cohen, who’s about to stop Donald Trump from working for president of the USA, and I’m going to sue him for defamation!”

Dershowitz went on to say that his lawsuit towards Cohen will show the previous Trump legal professional’s “repeated lies” as a result of Cohen might be unable to refuse to testify in a civil case.

“His issues are simply starting. I’ll make it simpler for Joe Tacopina to cross-examine him,” Dershowtiz concluded, invoking Trump’s present protection legal professional.

Earlier on Thursday, Cohen—who was sentenced to 3 years in jail over his function within the unlawful hush-money scheme—accused Dershowitz of participating in Epstein’s alleged sexual assaults.

“Says the man who frolicked with Jeffrey Epstein on Underage Intercourse Island. @AlanDersh, like Rudy Colludy,⁩ has turn out to be an entire joke representing a much bigger joke,” Cohen tweeted, linking to a Newsmax phase that includes Dershowitz criticizing the ex-Trump legal professional.

A sufferer of Epstein, who purportedly dedicated suicide whereas awaiting trial over allegations of sexual abuse of minors, settled a lawsuit towards Dershowitz final November over claims the Harvard professor sexually assaulted her. In an announcement, Virginia Giuffre stated she “could have made a mistake in figuring out Mr. Dershowitz” as one in every of her abusers.

Shortly after the go well with was settled, although, Giuffre stated that Dershowitz was not “exonerated,” no matter his claims in any other case.

“Whether or not or not Mr. Dershowitz’s admissions undermine his earlier denials of the fees made towards him is for others to say,” she asserted. “The settlement settlement limits what I can say and I’ll abide by it until and till I’m launched from it. Nonetheless, these admissions usually are not per ‘exoneration.’”

Giuffre added: “Stopping the false fees towards me, and securing Mr. Dershowitz’s public acknowledgment of my good religion was essential to me and my household. Nonetheless, I didn’t, and would by no means, ‘exonerate’ Mr. Dershowitz in return.”

Moreover, one other Epstein sufferer insisted in a 2017 deposition that the multimillionaire intercourse trafficker pressured her to participate in a threesome with Dershowitz—an allegation that the celebrated legal professional has adamantly denied.