Michael Cohen's tweet
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A personal lawyer for President Donald Trump who posted a picture of his daughter wearing lingerie from a modeling shoot is firing back at critics on Twitter.

Michael Cohen posted the picture Sunday night of daughter Samantha Blake Cohen wearing a black bra and tights. He wrote: “So proud of my Ivy League daughter … brains and beauty channeling her Edie Sedgwick,” a reference to the pioneering model and actress.

Some Twitter users responded to the post by calling it inappropriate. Cohen fired back by calling one user a “hater” and explaining that his daughter was recreating a famous Sedgwick pose. He asked another critic if she was jealous.

Cohen, a former partner at Phillips Nizer in Manhattan, is a former Trump Organization executive who served as a cable television surrogate for the Republican during the presidential campaign.

Michael D. Cohen & Associates was registered as a business with the New York State Department of State on March 21. Its main address is at 502 Park Avenue, a building in midtown Manhattan known as Trump Park Avenue where the president’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, also has an apartment.

Shortly after forming his own firm, Cohen formed a strategic alliance with global legal giant Squire Patton Boggs. The deal, announced Monday evening, makes official a link between the president and foreign and corporate interests, many of whom rely on Squire Patton Boggs for legal and lobbying counsel.