Michael Cohen to plead the 5th in the Stormy Daniels case

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s long-time personal attorney, is asserting his Fifth Amendment Right against self-incrimination, according to a filing in federal court on Wednesday.

The filing is in a case against Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who allegedly breached a contract when she spoke about having an affair with Trump.

“Based on the advice of counsel, I will assert my 5th Amendment rights in connection with all proceedings in this case due to the ongoing criminal investigation by the FBI and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York,” Cohen declared, under penalty of perjury.

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32 Responses to Michael Cohen to plead the 5th in the Stormy Daniels case

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  12. Good. Let him keep running his big loud mouth.

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  16. Just send him to prison and get it over with. The country may not recover from the likes of this fraud.

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  18. vitaminlover says:

    Not saying that Mueller would do this but (someone) could leak all of Cohen’s info….

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  19. nedhamson says:

    ROTFLMAO – If this was a centrist or leftist lawyer – he’d be slammed by right for taking 5th. Taking the Fifth Amendment is a protection everyone has – but it is funny. I hope I am never in a situation where taking 5th would be the right thing to do. The Right has made taking the 5th a bad thing since the days of the Red Scare. Always makes me think of My Cousin Vinny line when kid says “I shot the clerk!” and police and law can make of that what they want. When put into Bill of Rights it was to protect from law and elites who could and would use anything you say against you.

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  21. rikyrah says:

    Well well well😒😒😒

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  25. Ametia says:

    BWA HA HA HA Of course, Mikie’s pleading the 5th. That FBI RAID got all the skeletons.

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