President Donald Trump has declared “attorney–client privilege is dead” the morning after the FBI raided the offices of his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
Officials in New York are said to have seized documents relating to a payout in a raid the president has called a “disgrace” and an “attack on our country.”
Tweeting this morning, the president said the raid marked the end of attorney-client privilege—which keeps communications between an attorney and clients secret—and said that it was an unfair targeting of his personal lawyer. “A TOTAL WITCH HUNT!!!” blasted the president in a second tweet. Read it here.