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Trump Fired A 'Faux-Bama,' Cohen Reveals in Memoir

Trump Fired A 'Faux-Bama,' Michael Cohen Says In Tell-All Memoir


Long before he came into office, Donald Trump was so preoccupied with then-President Barack Obama that he hired a look-alike actor — a "faux-Bama" — to castigate and then pretend to fire on video.


That's just one of many episodes recounted and accusations levied by Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, in his new book Disloyal: A Memoir, which is being published Tuesday and which NPR obtained before its publication.


Cohen includes a photograph of the "faux-Bama" episode, in which Trump is seated at a desk across from a man who looks vaguely like the 44th American president. In the middle of Trump's desk are two books, one of which has "Barack Obama" emblazoned across the front. (If true, the incident is a remarkable ouroboros of a reality TV star cosplaying political power, who then comes to hold exactly that political power.)


In Disloyal, Cohen describes the many years he says he spent as a faithful soldier, first as a teenager who read and reread Trump's book The Art of the Deal, later as a successful taxi-medallion owner and personal-injury lawyer who bought his dream home in a Trump-branded property on Manhattan's Upper East Side, then as a loyal lieutenant in Trump's inner circle for many years, and finally as a spurned figure whom the president cast aside.


Over Disloyal's 400-plus pages, Cohen rips through accounts of dozens of incidents, ranging from Trump allegedly cheating mom-and-pop vendors for services rendered at Trump properties to incidents of the president making racist remarks to his own involvement in trying to make a deal for a Trump Tower in Moscow. That's in addition to Cohen's narrative of the payoff that Trump made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels shortly before the 2016 presidential election — which was made via Cohen.


According to Cohen, Trump told his former lawyer that Black and Latino voters were "too stupid" to vote for him, and said that any country run by Black leaders was a "sh**hole." On another occasion, after the death of South African President Nelson Mandela, Cohen says that Trump told him that apartheid-era South Africa had been "beautiful," and that Mandela had "f***** the whole country up."


Trump Fired A 'Faux-Bama,' Michael Cohen Says In Tell-All Memoir 

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Centristsin2010:   Long before he came into office, Donald Trump was so preoccupied with then-President Barack Obama that he hired a look-alike actor — a "faux-Bama" — to castigate and then pretend to fire on video.




I may be wrong, but personally I think Trump's hatred of President Obama took off like a rocket in 2011 when Obama thoroughly humiliated him at the WH Correspondents Dinner when Trump was peddling the birtherism lie.

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that I have seen as mentioned before as well. I will always dislike Trump immensely for pushing that crap, which caused a shooter to take it upon himself to take pot shots at the White House I think sometime back around that time frame.
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Another example of Trump using his black face hatred to get the tighty whitey vote.

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now that, is just bizzarre, but given what we know about Trump and his love affair with Obama, not all that shocking.
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