Michael Cohen Quits RNC Post, Swipes at Trump Separation Policy


President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and close ally Michael Cohen resigned from his Republican National Committee post Wednesday and denounced the administration’s family separation policy in his resignation letter, reports ABC News. Cohen blamed the time-consuming Mueller investigation as a major reason for his resignation, ABC reports, but he took a surprising stance against the administration by criticizing the forced separation of migrant families. “As the son of a Polish holocaust survivor, the images and sounds of this family separation policy is heart wrenching,” Cohen wrote in the letter, cited by ABC. “While I strongly support measures that will secure our porous borders, children should never be used as bargaining chips.” Cohen used to serve as the deputy finance chair of the RNC’s Finance Committee.

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