michael cohen raided
Cohen’s attorney, Lanny Davis, told VICE News in August that his client did a lot of stuff “he’s not proud of” during the decade he spent at Trump’s side, and that he’s willing to share all of it.
“For the first time, prosecutors have a case that touches Trump personally rather than just his inner circle.”
Asked how far back Cohen is willing to go, Davis replied: all the way.
Few are reputed to know as much about Trump’s businesses’ inner workings as Allen Weisselberg, chief financial officer at the Trump Organization.
“Of all the individuals on the planet that could potentially do significant harm to Mr. Trump, there’s little question that Michael Cohen is at, or very near, the top of that list.”
The Times’ bombshell comes at a pivotal time for Cohen, who spent a decade at Trump’s side and once styled himself as Trump’s most loyal lieutenant.
“They’re going after Michael Cohen the businessman, not Michael Cohen the lawyer. And this really bears that out.”
“The legal fees were suffocating.”
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“Like a bank loans money to borrowers, he simply loaned me money years ago”
They reportedly seized records relating to Stormy Daniels, among others.