Trump Lawyer's Records Are Seized as Hush Money Questions Swirl

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Both the office and home of Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's longtime attorney was raided Monday, according to reports.

In a meeting with military leadership, a reporter asked Trump about Mueller, whose referral led to an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, on Monday. "We'll see what happens", he said. "No person, not even the President, is above the law".

Trump is offering a critical take on the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the election, saying the probe is a distraction.

On Monday, investigators working for the U.S. attorney's office at the Southern District of NY raided Cohen's offices in NY after obtaining a search warrant, and seized records on various topics, such as the $130,000 nondisclosure payment Cohen made the adult-film actress, Stormy Daniels, shortly before the 2016 USA presidential election.

"It's an attack on our country in a true sense", Trump said. We are getting some very good clarity on who is responsible for the attack.

The foundation said the donation was "a specific request of Mr. Trump Foundation in September of 2015 when there were multiple candidates for the Republican nomination for president and it was by no means assured that Mr. Trump would be the Republican nominee in 2016".

When radicals like Holder say they want peaceful protests, they are lying.

A source close to the Trump legal team told Fox News' Catherine Herridge that the raid on Cohen was "aggressive" and created to "squeeze the president".

Michael Cohen, Trump's personal attorney, facilitated Pinchuk's payment. This is a serious development.

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Hannity also followed up on Trump's latest Jeff Sessions criticisms by laying the blame for Mueller on Rod Rosenstein.

Trump also criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation: "H$3 e made what I consider to be a very awful mistake for the country".

Trump's namesake foundation came under severe scrutiny during the 2016 campaign after it was revealed that he used it to pay off legal settlements as opposed to living up to stated charity pledges. Democrats all, just about all, ' Trump said, although Mueller himself is a Republican. Mueller's team subpoenaed the Trump Organization this year for documents about business dealings with foreigners. Rosenstein then would decide whether or not to permit Mueller to proceed or to assign the matter to a different US legal professional or one other a part of the Justice Division.

On Syria, Mr. Trump said, "We're going to make a decision tonight, and you'll be hearing the decision", though probably "after the fact", He also suggested that we can't let atrocities like chemical attacks happen - "because of the power of our country we're able to stop that", he said.

One of the things they said: "I fired Comey".

There have been few signs that Mueller was interested in investigating the payment, though.

And then the president seemed to go on to attack those carrying out the Russian Federation investigation, calling them "the most biased group of people" with "the biggest conflicts of interest I've ever seen".

They spent several hours in the room, and the raid resulted in an "unnecessary seizure of protected attorney-client communications between a lawyer and his clients", Cohen's lawyer, Stephen Ryan, said.

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