Trump’s reported tirade resurfaced the decades-old relationship between an infamous shark and the man who became president.
Trump& Mobbed Up, McCarthyite Mentor Roy Cohn - The Daily Beast
Some say Cohn was Trump's mentor, or even his surrogate father. This much is clear: Cohn was Trump's model in the handling of public relationships and media warfare.
Roy Cohn, the Red-baiting Senate adviser and fearsome lawyer, counseled a young Mr. Trump for many years, nurturing a style of bluster and smears.
How Joseph McCarthy henchman Roy Cohn became Donald Trump’s mentor.