Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, recently met with prosecutors working for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., a sign that the criminal investigation of the failed, one-term former president is gaining steam and providing new information to a grand jury that was impaneled last year.
According to CNN:
Cohen is of special interest to prosecutors due to his role in hush money payments made to adult film star Stormy Daniels on behalf of Trump, who feared details of his affair with her would ruin his chances of winning the 2016 election:
Cohen’s latest sit-down with Vance’s staff is the worst possible news for Trump, as his former attorney may also have information about financial crimes committed by the Donald. Crimes such as tax and insurance fraud are reportedly a focus of the Manhattan investigation into Trump.
Cohen recently said that Trump should start getting used to the idea of wearing an orange prison jumpsuit, and could wind up being a key witness if Trump is charged and placed on trial.
For Trump, it’s yet another negative development on top of a flood of legal happenings that have been taking place since he left office in January. And there will likely be more in the days ahead.