Skip to comments.F.B.I. Raids Office of Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Michael Cohen
Posted on 04/09/2018 1:12:01 PM PDT by Hojczyk
The F.B.I. on Monday raided the office of President Trumps longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, seizing records related to several topics including payments to a pornographic-film actress. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan obtained the search warrant after receiving a referral from the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, according to Mr. Cohens lawyer, who called the search completely inappropriate and unnecessary. The search does not appear to be directly related to Mr. Muellers investigation, but likely resulted from information he had uncovered and gave to prosecutors in New York. Today the U.S. Attorneys Office for the Southern District of New York executed a series of search warrants and seized the privileged communications between my client, Michael Cohen, and his clients, said Stephen Ryan, his lawyer. I have been advised by federal prosecutors that the New York action is, in part, a referral by the Office of Special Counsel, Robert Mueller. Mr. Cohen plays a role in aspects of the special counsels investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He also recently said he paid $130,000 to a pornographic-film actress, Stephanie Clifford, who said she had an affair with Mr. Trump. Ms. Clifford is known as Stormy Daniels. Mr. Ryan said Mr. Cohen has cooperated with authorities and turned over thousands of documents to congressional investigators looking into Russian election meddling. The payments to Ms. Clifford are only one of many topics being investigated, according to a person briefed on the search. The F.B.I. also seized emails, tax documents and business records, the person said.
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I think this came because last Friday Trump said he didn’t know about the payment and he didn’t have an affair. Boom, now his attorney’s office got raided. Trump should have said nothing. But he took the bait from the reporters.
No FBI raids on Hillary’s files at her house, Clinton Foundation, her attorney, the DNC but let’s raid an attorney who paid a hooker 130K.
God help Trump. These scumbags are going for his throat.
This is war - and they’re not even bothering to disguise what they’re doing anymore. Trump needs to actually wake up, get pro-active and start firing people. This “investigation” over a non-crime has gone on about 15 months too long.
Totally stupid for Trump to say anything. The timing is not surprising.
This is outrageous.
>>Half the country IS that stupid.<<
According to the popular vote count, several million MORE than half are that stupid.
I'm sick and tired of the FBI's SELECTIVE OUTRAGE. They totally IGNORED Hillary's numerous crimes and even complied with the DNC when they told the FBI that they didn't want to be raided.
UTTER BULLSHIITE and Mueller, Wray, Rosenstein and Sessions are ENEMIES of the people.
“There won’t be any elections ever again “
Somehow I suspect there will be elections. Life will go on. Good grief.
Has there been ONE repub congress or senator in front of a microphone YET to express their anger and disgust?
FBI has files on them as well.
Boldness paid off in the past for Trump. Were it not for his turning convention on its head, he would still be just a real estate mogul and reality TV star. Boldness on his part brought North Korea to the bargaining table.
We have zero right to criticize the former USSR any more.
It deserves to be finished.
several million MORE than half are that stupid.
Only if illegal votes are taken into account.
Yep, hit’m hard, tit for tat x10.
If Trump goes down, the Republican party is finished. The MFers dont understand that.
Indeed, they really, really, really don’t understand that they’re DONE. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say I’m NEVER voting for one of those establishment idiots again EVER. Saving the world from the Democrats isn’t good enough anymore because the Republicans haven’t proven to be any DIFFERENT from the Democrats - to hell with the lot of them.
I am loyal to our President and anyone who’s loyal to him. Everyone else in Washington - which is the vast majority of them, can pound sand.
The FBI has proven, over and over again, to be an outright seditious organization that’s wholly driven by their leftist / anti-American ideology and doesn’t give a damn about law, justice or anything else. They are disgustingly corrupt and the country would be better if they were simply disbanded.
Meat hooks for tyrants.
That's not a thing any more.
If you can’t see that the Deep State’s strategy is to goad Trump into emulating Nixon’s Saturday Night Massacre, I can’t help you. All of DC is salivating at the hope of replaying their successful Watergate playbook.
Even if he did not know about the 120k+ NDA to the porn acress, it's with near certainty that an fbi search of Cohen's records will find something to bring charges.
Nearly 100% of any citizen out there has broken at least 1 criminal law, most without knowing it. You are probably breaking the law right now!
This constant attack on Trump is nothing short of a Coup on the duly, Constitutionally elected President of the United States.
I'm sure the composite sketch will of someone who works with Cohen or Trump in an investigative or security position
Not hard to find
Same with “ descriptions of anatomy” .
No secret Trump was a billionaire playboy with quite a few notches on his bed post and word gets around so that proves nothing
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