Sean Hannity was Michael Cohen’s mystery client and a possible reason why goes back to a 2017 allegation of sexual harassment against the Fox News host.
A good reason why Hannity might have been using Cohen can be found in the story of former Fox News contributor Debbie Schlussel:
He tried to get me to go back to the hotel with him after the show. Both he and Bill Shine, his executive producer, treated me horribly and basically head faked me, and told me Oh, we’re going to double team, which was a weird phrase to use, this Palestinian guy that I was up against on the show, and then every time I tried to open my mouth and say something they said, obey your host. You can’t say anything, or we’re going to shut off your microphone, and when I looked at the tape I barely said anything, and this Palestinian talked the whole time, and then after that, I wasn’t booked on his show again, and he called me and yelled at me. And it was made clear to me that I didn’t go back to him with his hotel after and all this other stuff, and I got a very weird feeling about the whole thing, and I kind of knew I wouldn’t be back on his show.
She added, “This kind of stuff is all over the place at Fox News and anything that has to do with Sean Hannity.”
Given this information, the culture of sexual harassment at Fox News, Cohen’s work in paying off women to keep them silent, it isn’t difficult to put the pieces together and come up with a plausible reason why Cohen was doing work for Hannity.
Hannity is another one of Trump’s defenders who may very well end up being dirty. The culture of corruption is everywhere, as it is clear that no one who is clean associates with Donald Trump.
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