Fox News’ Hannity named as third Michael Cohen client

Michael Cohen

An attorney for Michael Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer, said in court on Monday that Cohen also represents Fox News commentator Sean Hannity, who regularly and fiercely defends Trump on his show. Cohen’s lawyers, who were challenging an FBI search of Cohen’s office last week, tried to avoid identifying a “prominent” client who would be “embarrassed” to be publicly associated with Cohen. After a courtroom exchange, U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood ordered Cohen’s team to name the client, who turned out to be Hannity, a hardline conservative. Wood also denied an attempt by Trump and Cohen to block prosecutors from reviewing files seized by the FBI until they could review them. Wood indicated she was considering appointing a special master to help weed through the material.

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