Trump is going to get more bad news as his former lawyer, Michael Cohen could be criminally charged by the end of August.
The New York Times reported:
Federal authorities investigating whether President Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen, committed bank and tax fraud have zeroed in on well over $20 million in loans obtained by taxi businesses that he and his family own, according to people familiar with the matter.
Investigators are also examining whether Mr. Cohen violated campaign finance or other laws by helping to arrange financial deals to secure the silence of women who said they had affairs with Mr. Trump. The inquiry has entered the final stage and prosecutors are considering filing charges by the end of August, two of the people said.
While Trump is Obsessing About Mueller, a Michael Cohen Bomb Is Getting Set To Drop
Trump is obsessed with Mueller and the Russia investigation, but the shoes are set to start dropping in the Michael Cohen case. It could be only a matter of days before Cohen is criminally charged and formally flips on the president. Many in the Trump White House are more afraid of the Michael Cohen case than the Mueller investigation because Cohen is a direct link to all of Trump’s business dealings.
Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are in Trump’s closet, and if it will keep him out of prison, or get him a reduced sentence, he is going to tell federal prosecutors everything that they need to know about Trump and his business dealings. A bad situation is about to get a whole lot worse for Trump, and it is all going to start going down before Labor Day.
Once Michael Cohen flips, the clock will be ticking on Donald Trump.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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