Documents make clear Trump's personal lawyer squarely under investigation

The personal lawyer of President Donald Trump will be in a federal court in New York on Monday, as his lawyers - with the backing of the President - try to stop federal prosecutors from going through materials seized in a surprise raid last week that involved documents and electronic devices from the long time legal and personal ally of Mr. Trump.

"Attorney client privilege is now a thing of the past," the President declared in a Sunday morning tweet.

"I have many (too many!) lawyers and they are probably wondering when their offices, and even homes, are going to be raided with everything, including their phones and computers, taken," the President added.

In a submission to a federal judge in New York on Sunday night, the President's legal team said that investigators shouldn't have access to anything that was taken in last week's raid.

"However, to the extent the government seized privileged information, it is not entitled to have that information, much less review it," Mr. Trump's lawyers wrote.

As for Cohen, a review of documents submitted by federal prosecutors in New York shows that Cohen has been under investigation for some time, with the feds previously getting warrants for his emails, and possibly other communications.

Here's more details on why federal authorities acted last week on Cohen.

While that court hearing is going on Monday afternoon, the President will be in Miami, Florida, doing an event on his tax cut plan, and then going to his Mar-a-Lago estate, where he will receive the Japanese Prime Minister for a two-day meeting.

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