Trump Attorney Cohen Is Subject Of Months-Long Federal Criminal Investigation

The Monday raid on Cohen's home and office took Trump by surprise and added to the stress of the Mueller investigation, which is looking into whether Trump committed obstruction of justice and whether his campaign cooperated with Russian Federation to interfere in the 2016 USA election. The source added that Trump is upset beyond anything he has witnessed so far in the administration, and that the Cohen raid was a tipping point.

On Friday, Cohen was seen spending time with a group of friends and smoking cigars.

Despite being the subject of a criminal investigation surrounding his business dealings, Michael Cohen appeared casual and composed while being photographed around NY this week.

They involve burying stories about Trump in connection with adult actress Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal, said McCarthy, and on reports that a former Trump building doorman was paid $30,000 to stay quiet about an unverified claim that Trump, 30 years ago, allegedly fathered a child with a Trump Organization employee.

"Although Cohen is an attorney, he also has several other business interests and sources of income", prosecutors wrote.

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Cohen's lawyers will need to turn over the requested material by 10 a.m. Monday, and court will reconvene at 2 p.m. -with Cohen himself seated at the counsel's table. "It might be less than a thousand".

"His attorney-client privilege is no stronger than anyone else who seeks legal advice", McKay told Wood.

Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who now represents Daniels, responded to the CNN report in a tweet on Friday. Cohen's team, he said, was "delaying a government investigation because they can't come up with the facts to justify their case".

Wood requested the attorneys to reconvene in the future Friday.

Stormy Daniels previously filed a lawsuit against President Trump and Cohen in order to overturn her alleged "hush" agreement to not speak about her affair with Trump.

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For you, sometimes, it is a small or simple thing and they become bigger and bigger and bigger and bigger and you can not stop it. He has done great, he has had an incredible season and has gone ahead, so we will see. "We don't need to judge that".

Just because the prosecution appears to believe Trump and Cohen are co-conspirators, that doesn't necessarily mean that will be proven, but that scenario is "clearly being scrutinized", McCarthy said.

Stephen Ryan, an attorney for Cohen, said in a statement this week that the searches of Cohen's office and residences were unnecessary and that the materials seized are protected by the attorney-client privilege.

The search warrants against Cohen sought all documents related to Cohen's efforts to suppress negative publicity during the election, according to the New York Times.

Federal authorities did not specify exactly what they're investigating, but reports after his hotel, office, and home were raided suggest authorities are looking at potential bank fraud, wire fraud, and campaign finance violations.

In Friday's filing, prosecutors said it would be "unprecedented" to allow Cohen's lawyers to decide what it is privileged, and that the government should be allowed to use its own "taint team", or "filter team", to do the job.

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