I would do it except for these people up there.
"See, it was a little different in the old days", Trump continued. "I would do it except for these people up there".
The downfall of their relationship was marked by porn star Stormy Daniels suing Cohen and Trump over a secret agreement in which she agreed to stay silent about an affair she had with the president for $130,000. "Did you hear what he said?" he said imitating reporters.
"So, there is an expression, but we'll change the expression". Pennsylvania was always the person that got away.
"That's pretty good, right?" he asked. The move fits a pattern of Cohen publicly breaking from the man for whom he once said he'd take "a bullet".
In 2012, a week after Hurricane Sandy hit the NY area, Obama appeared at a campaign rally alongside Jay-Z and Bruce Springsteen in OH on the eve of the presidential election.
"Yesterday Obama campaigned with JayZ & Springsteen while Hurricane Sandy victims across NY & NJ are still decimated by Sandy". He did so while simultaneously mocking Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA and saying that should she win the Democratic nomination in 2020 and they were to debate, he would toss an ancestry test to her and dare her to take it. You can do anything.
After his comments about the hurricane, Trump pivoted to the midterms, celebrating Kavanaugh's appointment despite Democratic opposition and sexual misconduct allegations against him.