Alan Dershowitz chimes in with his thoughts about whether or not there will be ‘Cohen Cooperation’ for Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Mr. Dershowitz is a scholar of United States constitutional law and criminal law, and a noted civil libertarian. He is now a regular CNN and Fox News contributor and political analyst. His opinion is that former Trump attorney Michael Cohen is actually being turned by the Special Counsel as a witness against President Donald Trump. However, things may not be just that simple as there is an attorney-client privilege issue in play here. Here is Mr. Dershowitz’s view on the matter.
Note: There would have to be something connected for Trump for all of this to matter.
As Written and Reported By Todd Beamon for Newsmax:
Longtime Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen “is moving into cooperation as a flipped witness,” but his cooperation with Russia special counsel Robert Mueller might be limited by attorney-client privilege,” according to Alan Dershowitz on Wednesday.
Alan Dershowitz said Wednesday that longtime Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen “is moving into cooperation as a flipped witness,” but his cooperation with Russia special counsel Robert Mueller might be limited by attorney-client privilege.
“The real problem is that he can’t cooperate as much as he’d like to because he can’t disclose anything that is lawyer-client privilege,” the Harvard Law School professor emeritus told Anderson Cooper on CNN.
“He can disclose things that are outside of the lawyer-client privilege or maybe within the fraud exception of the lawyer-client privilege.
“But he can’t just walk in and say, ‘Let me tell you anything I know about my former client Donald Trump,'” Dershowitz said.
“The U.S. Attorney’s office would not, ethically, be able to accept that kind of information.
“But it looks to me that it is moving into cooperation as a flipped witness……
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