Both Cases Against Trump Are Falling Apart In Real Time
President Donald Trump is fending off an increasingly ridiculous two-pronged legal attack from Robert Mueller, who has found no Russian collusion, and Preet Bharara-linked prosecutors in New York who are still trying to put the screws in Michael Cohen. (READ: Trump Can Get The Unmasking Records Out of the Obama Library).
Rudy Giuliani led off with the most recent Trump Team talking point:
The President is not implicated in campaign finance violations because based on Edwards case and others the payments are not campaign contributions. No responsible prosecutor would premise a criminal case on a questionable interpretation of the law.
— Rudy W. Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) December 8, 2018
I laid out Robert Mueller’s strategy for this phase weeks ago in a Periscope that should be viewed again by the White House political operators, if such people actually show up to work these days.
— Eric Alan (@StoningMaryUSA) December 10, 2018
Michael Cohen’s new attorney Guy Petrillo — part of a team with Amy Lester — represents Cohen as he gives information over to New York prosecutors as part of his cooperation related to his crime of lying to investigators. Those prosecutors are still loyal to anti-Trump activist Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney fired by the Trump administration. (CONFLICT: Cohen Prosecutor’s Wife’s Firm Is Being Investigated by the Trump Administration).
“Petrillo and his wife live in Chappaqua and run in the same circles as the Clintons,” a top-level FBI source told Big League Politics on the record.
Big League Politics has confirmed that Cohen’s attorney resides less than a three-mile drive from the Hillary Clinton residence, but we have redacted all addresses.
Cohen recently changed his party registration back to Democrat and told people to vote in the midterms against President Trump.
Politico described how Petrillo’s firm represented Andrew Cuomo in his dealings: