aside News Blockbuster: Michael Cohen May Flip On His Former Boss, President Trump

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I do NOT consider this a confirmed story. But enough media outlets have broken the news that the republican President Donald Trump’s personal attorney/ fixer may flip on him on the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller III.

There has also been reporting that the FBI’s Special Counsel Mueller has placed an order with the court for 75 more subpoenas.

If this news item turns out to be true, that Mr. Cohen plans to turn evidence against his boss to avoid serious jail time, this will be a major break in the FBI’s Trump-Russia inquiry where the GOP talking points of “witch hunt” and there was no “collusion” will no longer have any gravitas.

There is a lot of speculation as to why Michael Cohen is parting ways with his current attorneys. The law firm he hired has billed him for hours to have its legal team review 100s of thousands of documents to determine if any of the material collected in a FBI raid met the standard of the “client-attorney privilege where the FBI would not be able to have access to them. The number of documents that meet this test are less than 200 pieces. To have a law firm do this work with such dismal results to the tune of millions of dollars was not a wise investment.

Current reporting is indicating that the White House has been paying Michael Cohen’s legal bills. However, President Trump has a well deserved reputation for being frugal to where, there is no way that he wouldn’t have balked at the latest billing.

According to some reports, Michael Cohen feels abandoned and mistreated by his former boss, the president.

My opinion is that when Michael Cohen is forced to face the reality of 20 years in jail, he will flip. If I were him, I wouldn’t count on a presidential pardon as his boss is an unreliable actor.

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Here is the rest of the story…

As per the  June 13, 2018 New York Magazine report by Adam K. Raymond, “President Trump’s former lawyer and longtime fixer Michael Cohen is ready to cooperate with federal prosecutors in New York, ABC News reported Wednesday.”

“Cohen has reportedly made the decision as his lawyers race toward a Friday deadline to complete a privilege review of documents seized from his home and office in April. Following that deadline, the firm representing Cohen “is not expected to represent him going forward,” ABC News reports. With no representation, Cohen is “likely” to flip.”

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As per a June 12, 2018  Vanity Fair story, “Trump allies view the legal cloud hanging over Trump’s former attorney and fixer, Michael Cohen, as at least as ominous as the obstruction investigation. According to a source close to Cohen, Cohen has told friends that he expects to be arrested any day now. (Reached for comment, Cohen wrote in a text message, “Your alleged source is wrong!”) The specter of Cohen flipping has Trump advisers on edge. “Trump should be super worried about Michael Cohen,” a former White House official said. “If anyone can blow up Trump, it’s him.”

Note: This blog was last updated on June 14, 2018.

17 comments

    • Dear John Fioravanti,

      I’m wondering why this story was leaked. Mr. Cohen has been telling friends that he feels like he has been abandoned by his old boss.

      Currently, he is in the process of ditching his current attorneys. This is good news.

      I suspect that this leak may be a call out to the president for help which will probably not be forthcoming..

      Hugs, Gronda

  1. Gronda, it is Trump’s modus operandi to discard people. Thomas Wells, an attorney who worked with Trump, said anyone who is on Trump’s good side won’t be there for long.

    Trump has stepped his “fake news” attacks once he landed. He fears he needs to go all out in gaslighting mode. That is his way of defeating the truth. Keith

  2. Dear Keith,

    By now, President Trump has to be in a state of panic. It’s good news that this news is breaking after the president returned from the US-N Korea and the G7 summits. The news could have been worse if he had been informed at an earlier date.

    Mr. Cohen can’t count on President Trump. It is time for him to learn this hard lesson.

    Hugs, Gronda

    • Mz. Gronda,

      Chess, checkers or? Chess it is close to check mate! Checkers there are no squares left to jump to! King Donnie, has few options, and his fanz will scream for him to fire Mueller! His prior history shows not one ounce of honor, so to think that he will simply resign is difficult to accept, he will try once again in his life to bully his way out of a jam, the question is will it work now as it has in the past. With a GOP spineless congress, I suspect it will… He will fire Mueller, declare victory over the witch hunt masters and simply continue on as if nothing ever happened…

  3. Dear Mz. Gronda,

    The Dark Side is saying that a warrant has been issued for Cohen, and he will be arrested on Friday at the court house. ABC just released a story that seems to back up that rumor. Is this cast in stone, probably not but it seems that with his attorney’s dumping him it is highly possible that it is true. This will force King Donnie to make a fast decision as to allow the investigation to continue or pull a Nixon and fire Mueller… My bet is that he will attempt to fire Mueller. The real question then becomes, will the Republican Congress simply sit on their hands and allow that action, or will they grow a set and stand up to him.. My bet is on them sitting on their collective hands and whine and fuss but allow it to happen.. The average earth worm has more backbone than the entire GOP at this time…

    • Dear Crustyolemothman,

      I don’t believe that President Trump will fire the FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller. I am convinced that our president has not already fired Mr. Mueller because he has been told by the powers to be that he can’t cross this line.

      Of course, I could be wrong again.

      The US Congressional Republicans have proven to be cowards in confronting President Trump unless they are retiring, resigning, quitting or dying.

      If there is hard evidence where those in congress believe their hands are tied to where they have to act against the president, then there may enough who drum up the courage.

      Hugs, Gronda

  4. Dear Gronda, it has truly been a pleasure to have been able to read your outstanding work. I have appreciated so much your integrity, your unbiased and honest work. Most of all, I have felt enamoured of your humanity, as a person, a Mother and a relentless seeker of the facts. You do a great service to many, whom you do not know. However, due to medical reasons beyond my control, it is very likely that I may be away for a while. Chapter ten, Get it. It is on the library shelf of EVERY worthwhile Admiral…
    If you would kindly accept this humble person to say to you, Peace and love to you and yours. So long, and thanks for all the facts. G J Steele. no relation to any other Steele…
    art imitates life imitating art…

    • Dear Gary J.,

      I am so sad to learn that you are suffering from health issues. I do hope that whatever is going on will be made better.

      You will be missed as a voice on my posts. I do appreciate all your kind words of encouragement.

      Take care Mate, Hugs, Gronda

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