That’s pretty tough stuff. It’s enough to rattle even the toughest New York City lawyer.
Wasn’t Muller supposed to be investigating Russian collusion though?
In a court filing last week, the acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York explained the FBI raid was “the result of a months-long investigation” into the president’s lawyer and that prosecutors were looking for evidence of crimes related to his business dealings.
Trump and his allies fear that documents and recordings that the FBI swept up from Cohen’s home and office could come back to haunt the president, whose lawyers have joined Cohen’s in New York in asserting attorney-client privilege and are asking a federal judge to approve an independent review of the material.
“Who knows what Cohen has in those files,” said a person close to the White House.