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  • BREAKING: Source Reveals The Charges Behind Cohen Raid And It’s HUGE (DETAILS)

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    On Monday, it was nothing but bad news for Donald Trump and his longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, in the ongoing saga of not just Stormy Daniels, but Cohen’s assistance to Trump, related to the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

    First, the New York Times broke the story that the FBI had raided Cohen’s offices, seizing tax documents, business records, and even text messages between Cohen and Trump. Then, NBC’s Katy Tur revealed that the FBI was also stationed at the hotel room where Cohen has been staying.

    Now the Washington Post says that its sources can exclusively reveal that Cohen is officially being investigated for possible bank fraud and campaign finance violations, likely a product of the $130,000 “hush money” payment made to the adult film star whose affair with Donald Trump in 2006 Cohen improperly attempted to cover up — a payment that Trump now says he knew nothing about.

    From the Post article:

    Among the documents seized were privileged communications between Cohen and his clients — including those with Trump, according to a person familiar with the investigators’ work. Investigators took Cohen’s computer, phone and personal financial records as part of the search of his office at Rockefeller Center, the person said.

    NBC’s Robert Costa has been reporting for the last hour on the unfolding drama, and it appears that the White House has no idea how to respond to what’s happened:

    This is a breaking story and will be updated as necessary.

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