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Executive Power

Donald Trump, Twitter and Presidential Power to Interpret the Law for the Executive Branch

The president’s former attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty Tuesday to several federal criminal violations, including making certain unlawful campaign contributions. The case was brought by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. That office is part of the executive branch, and the president is the head of that branch.

Donald Trump

Documents: Michael Cohen Litigation

Following an FBI raid on his home, hotel room and office, President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen filed for a temporary restraining order from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to prevent federal investigators from reviewing material seized in the raid. Cohen is also requesting that the court allow his attorneys to review the seized material prior to investigators to ensure that the government does not review material covered by attorney-client privilege. The government has filed an opposition to Cohen's motion.

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