Politics Hearing related to FBI raid at Trump lawyer's office set

15:50  13 april  2018
15:50  13 april  2018 Source:   ap.org

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Says Michael Cohen 'Has Been Set Up to Take the Fall'

  Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Says Michael Cohen 'Has Been Set Up to Take the Fall' After Michael Cohen's office and hotel were raided, Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti says Cohen is being set up to take the fall for Donald Trump.The Stormy Daniels affair just turned into a Category 5 hurricane. The FBI has raided the D.C. office of President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, according to the New York Times, and Vanity Fair is reporting that a team of feds in New York also searched the Park Avenue hotel where Cohen has been staying. The agents reportedly seized documents and records connected to the $130,000 hush-money payment Cohen made to the porn star shortly before the 2016 election – allegedly on Trump's behalf – and perhaps much more.

FBI agents on Monday raided Cohen’ s Manhattan office , home and hotel room as part of the investigation , seizing Among the records seized were those related to a 2016 payment Cohen made to adult-film star Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had a sexual encounter with Trump

The FBI raided Cohen'therefore home, office , and college accommodation Monday to seize a group of documents regarding the cost. In order to fall under attorney-client protection, the documents just have to be related to Cohen dispensing It wasn't just on Twitter where Trump railed against the raid .

Michael Cohen was spotted in New York on Wednesday, two days after the FBI raid. © Seth Wenig Michael Cohen was spotted in New York on Wednesday, two days after the FBI raid. NEW YORK — A New York federal district court spokesman says there will be a hearing related to the search warrant executed this week for records belonging to President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen.

Spokesman Jordan Prince said in an email late Thursday that a hearing is set for Friday morning. He did not disclose the reason for the court proceeding.

Federal agents raided Cohen's Manhattan office on Monday, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels.

Trump, who in the last month has escalated his attacks on Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, said it was a "disgrace" that the FBI "broke into" his lawyer's office. He called Mueller's investigation "an attack on our country."

Prosecutors: Cohen raid materials to be shared by May 11 .
Federal prosecutors say they can give President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, copies of materials seized from him by the FBI by May 11. They notified a New York judge Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors say they can give President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, copies of materials seized The U.S. attorney's office in New York told a federal judge Wednesday that it can begin turning over materials on April 27.

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