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Trump lawyer names Sean Hannity as client

Trump lawyer names Sean Hannity as client”

Just before 3 p.m. Monday, while hosting his nationally syndicated radio show, Hannity posted a message on Twitter: "Michael Cohen has never represented me in any matter". I never received an invoice.

Cohen quickly entered the national spotlight when it was reported that Trump allegedly attempted to keep adult film star Stormy Daniels from talking about her affair with the president and the lawyer brokered the deal between the two. "You could have said just that you asked him for advice or whatever, but I think it would have been much much better had you disclosed that". Tucker Carlson said Hannity had a right to try and defend his privacy.

Cohen's lawyers disclosed in a court filing on Monday that the lawyer had at least 10 clients in 2017 and 2018, and that he did "traditional legal tasks" for three of them, including Trump, Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy and a third who asked not to be named.

Noting that Hannity had come under pressure from left-wing groups - Media Matters, for one, targeted Hannity's advertisers over the Seth Rich story - Sherman said he was told that Hannity "got paranoid" and hired Cohen to look into those groups.

"My questions, exclusively nearly, focused on real estate".

Kimmel slammed Hannity's claim that his legal discussions with Cohen never involved a third party. To get the search warrant in the first place, the government had to have convinced the court that Cohen and his so-called clients were not actually in an attorney-client relationship, and therefore their conversations were not privileged. Hannity also has criticized the raid on Cohen's office and home, never saying anything to his viewers about a personal, legal or business relationship with Cohen.

Noah urged his audiences to consider "just how unethical" it is that Hannity continuously reported on the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid without mentioning his own legal dealings with Cohen.

(Hannity denied the claim that Cohen represented him, saying he only had brief discussions with him about legal questions.).

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In a political world of legal semantics and lawerly answers that hedge more than they clarify, some things are unmistakably clear: if a client doesn't think you are his attorney, you're not. The lawyers did not say what legal work Cohen had performed for Hannity.

Many in the White House view the aftershocks of the Cohen raid as potentially more threatening than Mueller's Russian Federation probe, fearful of what skeletons may be in the lawyer's closets, according to five officials and outside allies who all spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.

"I have faith in the Southern District U.S. attorney's office that their integrity is unimpeachable", the judge said, though she added that naming a special master could also work.

The judge late Monday said she would not withhold the seized records from prosecutors but left undecided what limits might be imposed, possibly including appointing a special court officer to oversee how the evidence is viewed and handled.

"Hannity's producers are working to contact him", Mr. Smith said.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, and her lawyer attended Monday's hearing, setting off a media frenzy outside the Manhattan courtroom.

Wood seemed sympathetic to the prosecution view, saying she had faith in the USA attorney's office in Manhattan.



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