Cohen's legal team argues that no federal prosecutors should be involved in evaluating which documents seized in last week's raids of his home and office are "privileged" (as the vernacular has it) - even prosecutors not working on Cohen's case, which is who would normally do such a review. The taint team would be allowed to object to any of the documents that the president claims privilege on. Prosecutors depend on the "clean team" to segregate evidence and divide that which might become part of a court case from that shielded by attorney-client privilege. "It nearly goes without saying, unfortunately, that none of Mr. Cohen's clients want to be associated with the government raid on his home and law office, or want to be affiliated in any way with the proceedings here and the attendant media coverage". The prosecutors also said that they had already been secretly reading Cohen's emails.
A third Cohen client is Elliott Broidy, a prominent GOP fundraiser forced to resign from the Republican National Committee after using Cohen to arrange a $1.6 million payment to another Playboy model. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who is himself a former US attorney, explained the concept in an interview on "Good Morning America" on ABC. There the legal and historical background to attorney-client privilege is factually explained.
Attorney Joanna Hendon made the request in a letter submitted late Sunday to federal Judge Kimba Wood in a Manhattan court.
"The president is very confident in the fact that he has done nothing wrong", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told ABC's "This Week" when asked whether Trump thought Cohen would make a plea agreement.
He is expected to make his first appearance at the hearing in U.S. District Court in NY, where his presence has been ordered by a judge considering a request on how to handle materials seized in the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid.
Theresa May defends Syria strikes in Commons showdown
The UK joined forces with the U.S. and France to bombard three suspected chemical weapons production facilities on Saturday. This aggression will only lead to inflaming tensions in the world and threatens worldwide security.
Mr. Trump, who in the last month has escalated his attacks on Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, said it was a "disgrace" that the FBI "broke into" his lawyer's office.
The US president reacted furiously, blasting the raid as a "witch hunt" and "an attack on our country", effectively opposing his own Justice Department and siding with his 51-year-old personal lawyer.
Lawyers for Cohen said investigators "took everything" during raids last week on his residence and office.
"It nearly goes without saying, unfortunately", Harrison wrote, "that none of Mr. Cohen's clients want to be associated with the government raid on his home and law office, or want to be affiliated in any way with the proceedings here and the attendant media coverage". Cohen's lawyer is asking for the lawyers themselves to review the material or a "special master" to decide what is relevant to the case, and Hendon is concerned about a taint team or however the material is handled.
That's when one of Cohen's lawyers said for the first time publicly that Cohen has worked for Fox News host Sean Hannity . Attorney Tom McKay asked a federal judge Monday to require Michael Cohen to reveal more information about his clients.
It said Trump had asked him to end the FBI's investigation into Michael Flynn , the former National Security Advisor. Throughout the interview, Comey stressed the importance of telling the truth, a theme in his book.
We have a feeling it won't be long before Harper takes the baseball world by storm with another highlight-reel play. Santangelo were amazed that Harper was able to hit a homer with just a few inches of the bat left in his hands.
Despite describing the intervention as "successful", Britain's foreign minister said there were now no plans for further attacks. Hours before the strikes, the French president discussed Syria in a phone call with Vladimir Putin , his Russian counterpart.
The company reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.04. Merck & Company, Inc. has a 12-month low of $51.33 and a 12-month high of $66.80. (NYSE:MRK) rating on Thursday, October 26.
The NCAA hit Ole Miss with sanctions in December following a lengthy investigation into the school under Freeze's watch. Freeze is now facing a two-game suspension if he is hired as a head coach before November 30 due to NCAA infractions.
Delpha Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Alexion Pharmaceuticals during the 4th quarter valued at about $102,000. The stock of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Standpoint Research.
The Kroger Co .'s EPS for the trailing 12 months is 1.07. ( NYSE :KR) on Monday, January 22. ( NYSE :KR) on Monday, January 29. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.01.
The wintry weather the Rockford area is experiencing is putting a halt on outdoor play or spring sports around the area. West winds will be 5 to 10 miles per hour , increasing to around 15 miles per hour in the afternoon.
It improved, as 29 investors sold ILMN shares while 161 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 611 raised stakes. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in Diebold Nixdorf in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $229,000.
Many people's initial reaction was that the airstrike was America's retaliation, but soon the finger was being pointed at Israel. Unidentified aircraft bombed Syrian military bases on Saturday night, leaving several Iranian soldiers dead.
Syrian State TV Says Air Defenses Shoot Down Missiles
Reuters cited Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon as saying that "there is no USA military activity in that area at this time". The raid in Homs countryside reportedly coincided with another missile attack against a military airbase near Damascus.
Anticipated $0.12 EPS for Zayo Group Holdings, Inc
Three Peaks Capital Ltd Liability reported 1.29% stake. 59,876 were reported by Boyd Watterson Asset Ltd Liability Oh. (NYSE:KAR). It dropped, as 153 investors sold GE shares while 921 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes.
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Netflix subscriber growth beats on strong original content
Caprock has invested 0.04% of its capital in Netflix, Inc . ( NFLX ) has been moved; whether it performed well or not. According to the Analysts, the Low Estimate Earnings of the current Quarter is $0.16 whereas, High Estimate is $0.22.
Russian Federation not tampering with Syria attack site
What else is happening today? On Monday, EU foreign ministers met in Luxembourg to discuss the latest developments in Syria. But soon after Mr Macron's comments, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said an early exit was still desirable.
China to allow Irish beef access to country
This opens up a market of nearly 1.5 billion people, of which even a fraction could help offset uncertainties arising from Brexit. Although annual per capita beef consumption in China is now 4-6kg, compared to 19kg in Ireland.
Theresa May faces Parliament over Syria strikes
"We have seen the individual stories, and they have been, some of them, awful to hear, and that is why I have acted", Rudd said. May was taking questions in Parliament about her decision to authorize the joint strikes.