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Will wonders never cease? The latest news out of the investigation into Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen is truly like the plot of a bad television show, and comes about a week after Cohen’s office was raided by the FBI. [CNN / Kara Scannell and Shimon Prokupecz]
Cohen had to attend a court hearing in New York today. Over the course of the afternoon’s hearing, we learned that in addition to Donald Trump, he’s had none other than Fox News host and noted Trump fanboy Sean Hannity as a secret client. [Vox / Zachary Fryer-Biggs]
We don’t know yet the nature of the legal work Cohen was doing for Hannity; the right-wing talk show host tweeted today a claim that he had “brief discussions with [Cohen] about legal questions” but never retained him as an attorney. [Sean Hannity via Twitter]
The whole reason Cohen and his lawyers (as well as lawyers for Trump) were in the courtroom today was to hammer out what exactly can be done with the evidence the feds seized in those raids last week. Let’s not forget this all started because of the news that Cohen paid off porn actress Stormy Daniels to not reveal her alleged affair with Trump before the …read more
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