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Former Federal Prosecutor Doug Burns describes the former trump lawyer Michael Cohen to speak with special counsel Robert Müller.
President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen discussed Trump and his businesses in Russia, with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the investigators, according to a report.
Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, previously said his client would be to speak openly with the Miller team, has reportedly met several times with investigators, including in the last month, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The specific advice is the investigation of the alleged collusion between the Russian and the trump campaign. The investigation is to determine whether to bother the campaign conspired in the 2016 presidential elections, in which Trump, Hillary Clinton defeated.
Davis praised Cohen for meeting with investigators, said his client “provided important information to the #Mueller investigation without a cooperation agreement.”
“No one should question his honesty, truthfulness and faithfulness to his #family and #country on @potus @real Donald trump,” he added in a tweet.
Good for @michaelcohen212 in the provision of critical information to the #Mueller investigation without a cooperation agreement. No one should question his honesty, truthfulness and faithfulness to his #family and #country on @potus @realdonaldtrump
— Lanny Davis (@LannyDavis) September 21, 2018
The former trump attorney’s cooperation with the special Council, gone the relationship between the investigators and the White house to worsen in the offensive and called the probe a “witch hunt.”
The report comes amid a possibility for a potential Müller interview with Trump. The President’s legal adviser, is “pleased with the progress made” in talks with Muller about a possible interview, a source familiar with the process told Fox News on Thursday.
It remained unclear, what is the effect of Cohen’s collaboration with Müller’s team about the prospects in a possible interview with Trump. Each interview is unlikely to take place before the November elections, the source said.
Cohen is ten years long partnership with trump could be valuable for the investigators Last month, Cohen pleaded guilty to eight criminal charges, including campaign-Finance-violations. He told a Federal judge that Trump directed, to buy him during the presidential campaign, the silence of two women who claimed they had sexual encounters with him.
According to the journal, a particular area of interest for the special counsel could be Cohen’s push to the conclusion of an agreement for a Trump Tower in Moscow, in the election of 2016. The former lawyer for Trump, told the newspaper that in the past year, he discussed the deal with trump three times during the campaign, but it gave the project in January 2016.
Cohen told the Senate Intelligence Committee last year that the project was possible, the “only a real estate deal and nothing more” and that it was scrapped “before the Iowa caucus, and months before the first primary.”
Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.