‘F**k Mandela’: Trump trashed black leaders, says ex-lawyer

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‘F**k Mandela’: Trump trashed black leaders, says ex-lawyer

The president said countries run by black people ‘are all complete f***ing toilets’, Michael Cohen claims in book

Jason Lange

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, is alleging in a new book that Trump made disparaging remarks about black world leaders including Nelson Mandela, as well as about US minorities in general, the Washington Post reported at the weekend.

Cohen worked closely with Trump for years before turning against him, most publicly in testimony to Congress in 2019 before Trump’s impeachment.

Now Cohen is serving a three-year sentence for, among other things, making false statements to Congress. In a book due to be published next week, Cohen alleges that Trump described Mandela as a poor leader, according to the newspaper, which said it obtained a copy of the book...

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