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Michael Cohen's 'hatred' for Trump will be 'bonanza' for defense: CNN analyst

CNN legal analyst Elie Honig took aim at Michael Cohen on Tuesday and suggested his outward dislike for presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump would be a "bonanza" for the defense team.

"The fact that Michael Cohen so obviously and over-the-top is consumed by hatred for Donald Trump, and wants him in prison, is celebrating and is selling t-shirts is outrageous. We sort of take it for granted because this has just been Michael Cohen‘s public persona for the last five, six years. This should be a bonanza for cross-examination," Honig said, after CNN's John Berman read the Trump team's questions for Cohen on Tuesday.

Honig suggested the prosecution would have to "think hard about dismissing the case" after finding out that Cohen had sold t-shirts depicting Trump in prison.

Trump's defense team cross-examined Cohen on Tuesday and focused much of the questioning on his anti-Trump merchandise as well as his negative statements about the former president.


"Laughing about a defendant going to jail, I think it's offensive to the jury," Honig continued. "That's not for Michael Cohen to say and fantasize about."

Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Toobin said it was one thing for Cohen to express dislike for Trump, but that discussing the potential results of the hush money case was bad for the prosecution.

"If you are talking about the results of this case, I mean, that’s what this case is about, whether Donald Trump is eligible to go to prison or not. And you have Cohen campaigning for that. That’s a very negative, negative thing," Toobin said.

Toobin, a former CNN legal analyst, said the jury was unlikely to forget the Trump team's

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