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F.B.I. Raids Office of Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Michael Cohen
New York Times. ^ | April 9,2018 | MATT APUZZO

Posted on 04/09/2018 1:12:01 PM PDT by Hojczyk

The F.B.I. on Monday raided the office of President Trump’s 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. Cohen’s lawyer, who called the search “completely inappropriate and unnecessary.” The search does not appear to be directly related to Mr. Mueller’s investigation, but likely resulted from information he had uncovered and gave to prosecutors in New York. “Today the U.S. Attorney’s 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 counsel’s 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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To: kiryandil

Ok with what? No elections?

I only posted to you regarding your absurd statement that there will never be any more elections. Correct that statement and we might have a conversation. Maybe.

301 posted on 04/09/2018 4:02:28 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: Fantasywriter

Let the House/Senate impeach Pres Trump.

Maybe then the American people will unleash hell on Washington DC.


302 posted on 04/09/2018 4:03:14 PM PDT by roses of sharon ("Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise." Luke 23:43)
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To: All
FBI Notifies Judicial Watch It Needs At Least THREE YEARS To Turn Over Strzok-Page Communications

Utterly corrupt.

303 posted on 04/09/2018 4:03:19 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: lodi90

Yes...Sessions is a laughing stock...
Where is he today?
Where is he hiding out at?


(SESSIONS has always appeared to be wimpish and a pussy, sissy type dude...and Mueller looks physically ill at 75...bye bye frauds) Just my opinion...

304 posted on 04/09/2018 4:04:46 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

Where are the session defenders now? Sleepy needs fired now.

305 posted on 04/09/2018 4:04:55 PM PDT by for-q-clinton
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To: outpostinmass2

>>Only if illegal votes are taken into account.<<

Yep, no doubt you’re right about that.

306 posted on 04/09/2018 4:05:40 PM PDT by fortes fortuna juvat ( Who are the idiots who elected this dreadful Pope? They need to unelect him. He is a disgrace.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

You guys are confusing “subject” and “target”.

I have been the “subject” of a Federal Grand Jury investigation, which started on a sunny spring day with a surprise FBI visit, and, let me tell you, remaining a “subject” so that you do not become a “target” is a complicated and expensive proposition.

Donald Trump is UNQUESTIONABLY the “subject” of the Mueller investigation. For Mueller to issue a Target Letter, he must need more than he has now.

Mueller has been begging to be fired for more than a year. I presume his GOAL is to be fired, and he must have an arrangement with Ryan (Romney) and McConnell (Bush) that impeachment and removal will follow swiftly if and when Trump pulls the trigger.

307 posted on 04/09/2018 4:06:06 PM PDT by Jim Noble (Single payer is coming. Which kind do you like?)
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To: Electric Graffiti; plain talk
You’re delusional. We’re way way past ballot box remedies in our ‘relationship’ with our corrupt stasi state.

I seriously want to ask "plain talk" just exactly what he or she would be "voting" for in a future "election".

Just for the laughs when he or she quacks out an answer...

ROFL faceROFL faceROFL faceROFL face

308 posted on 04/09/2018 4:06:42 PM PDT by kiryandil (Never pick a fight with an angry beehive)
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To: TallahasseeConservative

There are other ways to ‘call them at their bluff’ than doing exactly what they want you do so they can hang you.
You surely know that is exactly what they are trying to get him to do.

309 posted on 04/09/2018 4:06:46 PM PDT by TianaHighrider
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To: Hojczyk

Another unconstitutional move by an unconstitutional dept. We don’t need the CIA, FBI, ect.

310 posted on 04/09/2018 4:06:56 PM PDT by Carry me back (Cut the feds by 90%)
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To: RinaseaofDs

Nothing “is about to hit”. The DOJ and FBI are just too powerful and corrupt to do battle with.

No one will be prosecuted, (except Republicans). As I said way back before the famous Memo, that has brought ZERO criminal accountability.

Pres Trump is being framed and hounded out of office, so what we gonna do about it?

311 posted on 04/09/2018 4:08:34 PM PDT by roses of sharon ("Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise." Luke 23:43)
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To: roses of sharon

‘the American people unleash hell on Washington DC’ Bwahahaha!!!
Non’Progressives’ shoot their wounded.

312 posted on 04/09/2018 4:08:38 PM PDT by griswold3 (Just another unlicensed nonconformist in am dangerous Liberal world.)
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To: TallahasseeConservative

So you’ll keep supporting someone who’ll get pushed around? Just fire Mueller and let the chips fall.

I’m certainly not going to be a pantywaist quitter who runs away crying that ‘I’m not going to fight for him.....whaaaah.....I’m gonna pull up stakes, stock up and quit the political process.....whaaah!!!!!”

I’m going to take my marbles and go somewhere where I can find a fighter!!! A real fighter like WHO?????????

Trump has fought harder than ANY of the recent pubbie Presidents and certainly MORE than any of the milquetoast, DS and/or RINO R candidates he ran against.

Thanks for showing your true colors, ‘conservative’.

313 posted on 04/09/2018 4:08:48 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: Hojczyk


314 posted on 04/09/2018 4:09:39 PM PDT by Pajamajan ( Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: TallahasseeConservative

Agree. Fire Mueller, better yet lock him up. This is against client, attorney privacy.

315 posted on 04/09/2018 4:09:58 PM PDT by Carry me back (Cut the feds by 90%)
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To: Fantasywriter
"They’ve had Trump in a box since turncoat Sessions recused. They’re just waiting for Trump to make a move, so they can scream Watergate."

They are going to impeach anyway. This is dramatically showing that Trump is not in charge of the whole government and every day, the coup plotters are spending more and more to find or assemble whatever case they want and persecute those who work for the President. Trump has to pick his poison. All courses are bad, but IMO, if he does nothing, they will cripple his Administration and make sure that the Uniparty is never challenged again. A raid that seized all of Mueller's and his team's records would, at least, give Trump a chance to expose the treasonous conspiracy.

316 posted on 04/09/2018 4:10:05 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Wallace T.

Giuliani wouldn’t accept AG — he wanted Secretary of State or nothing, so he got nothing.

Christie??? He could have proved to be a shifty and dangerous AG. I’m not at all confident that he would have been the right guy.

As you say, Clarke and Arpaio never would have been confirmed.

It’s tough to say who, then or now, would be a good enough AG. Most of the legal types with enough requisite “experience” are strongly implicated in the Uniparty and Deep State b.s.

POTUS Trump needs to comb the Federalist Society membership, maybe including the types who are mentioned as possible Supreme Court nominees. There has got to be someone a lot more suitable than Sessions or Rosenweasel, if it’s not already too late.

317 posted on 04/09/2018 4:11:07 PM PDT by Enchante (FusionGPS "dirty dossier" scandal links Hillary, FBI, CIA, Dept of Justice... "Deep State" is real)
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To: Jim Noble

Therein lies the rub.

Excellent post.

318 posted on 04/09/2018 4:11:14 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: kiryandil

If they take down Trump, elections in the future won’t matter.

319 posted on 04/09/2018 4:11:34 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SE Mom
I’m finally beginning to actually believe equal justice under the law is truly dead.

To our eternal shame, that's been the case for quite some time now.


320 posted on 04/09/2018 4:12:22 PM PDT by tomkat
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