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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“Well we dont know anything about what may or may not be in said files and computers.”
Possibly, false docs have already been prepared to insert in the files once they’re in FBI’s possession.
This is it for Mueller. We are at the end of the game. Mueller outed himself as playing politics, once and for all.
He either has to come up with some kind of kill shot (a political kill shot), or he is done. Disgraced, humiliated and...destroyed. This is the end of his game, his last gambit.
Reportedly there were actual warrants, which would indicate that some judge(s) signed off. How and why any judge would allow this, I don’t know (I’m not in the legal world). But it’s more than just Mueller wakes up one day and does this. Now attorneys for Cohen (and POTUS Trump) should be trying to challenge these actions, right up to the Supreme Court if possible. But Mueller has gotten one or more judges (plus Rosenweasel) to support him to this point.
Comey’s book and book tour are due in just 2-3 weeks. It would not be surprising if Mueller (the rat) has timed this to enable Comey to go on the warpath. Unless this blows up in Mueller’s face really soon, the coming months are going to get ugly.
They ve been stealing Virginia elections for the past 12 years. If people continue voting against the swamp. They ‘ll start a war. They need to be brought down at any cost. If that’s what it takes. The US has been this corrupt for a long time.
Where are the people that think Mueller is secretly working for Trump?
“No, the law is serious business. Break one and see what happens. :-)”
The Law it seems is only serious business if it concerns Republicans. This can’t stand.
Thats right !
Funny, you talk like our President actually has full support of the GOPe. Surely you are joking.
>> “The US has been this corrupt for a long time.” <<
Longer than anyone here has been alive.
You have no idea what I will do. You however, have openly admitted you are a quitter.
We’re in the middle of a Civil War, all right...and YOU have proven unworthy of any fighter’s foxhole.
Take care and good luck.
If Trump makes it thru this, Sessions is definitely history...And rightfully so...
“No the law is serious business. Break one and see what happens. :-)”
Ted Kennedy broke numerous laws in the Chappaquiddick event, one of them being driving (drunk) while his license was suspended.
What happened to him?
Didn’t Cohen’s payment come out of his own (Cohen’s) personal account/funds?
They want the excuse to do nothing. They hate being the majority. They are not conservatives.
Progressives control both parties. Couldn’t be more clear. Trump has exposed the careerist GOP kabuki and they hate him for it.
No the law is serious business. Break one and see what happens. :-)
Unless you’re HELLary or a Dim.
Trump knows this
Therefore he will just let it play out and let the people decide
They already voted for him
This will turn people to his defense and trust me Dershowitz is no fool when he says this will destroy the democrats who support this witch hunt
Furthmore Cohen knew this was coming
After the Manafrotrt raid lots of stuff was moved out of offices and to more secure locations
I believe trumps forces and people are waaaaaay smarter that mueller et al
Dems could care less about Trump having sex with Stormy.
They care about Trump using campaign funds to pay her off.
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