Trump’s Own Ex-Personal Attorney To Serve As Final Witness Before Manhattan Grand Jury In Last Step Before Possible Trump Indictment

This is the beginning of the end.

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According to bombshell reporting from Business Insider, scandal-ridden ex-President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and self-described “fixer,” Michael Cohen, will serve as the final witness to appear before the Manhattan grand jury this week, as part of the last stages of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s investigation into the infamous 2016 “hush money” payments, as multiple recent developments in the case indicate that an indictment against Trump is just around the cornerInsider confirmed that the grand jury is weighing the possibility of lodging felony charges related to falsifying business records against former President Trump.

The news of the bombshell development first broke from the New York Times and both reports confirm that Michael Cohen is expected to present the grand jury with a detailed chronology of the “hush money” payments that Trump ordered him to make to his ex-affair partner, adult film star Stormy Daniels, in 2016, just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, in an effort to buy Daniels’ silence regarding their alleged sexual relationship. Cohen claims that his recounting of the “hush money” incident is thoroughly corroborated by extensive documents, phone records, and email communications.

The explosive news of Cohen’s impending appearance before the Manhattan grand jury comes on the heels of recent reporting confirming that former Trump advisors Kellyanne Conway and Hope Hicks have also recently been spotted at the District Attorney’s office in connection to the ongoing felony hush money case.

Business Insider reports:

Next week’s testimony could be the last step before a possible felony indictment against Trump for an alleged scheme to impact the 2016 election by secretly funneling Daniels $130,000 to ensure she stayed silent about an affair she claimed to have with Trump a decade earlier, according to two people with knowledge of the prosecution’s intentions.

Bragg must authorize his prosecutors to request a grand jury vote before an indictment could be voted on. It’s unclear if or when that will happen.

Trump may be accused of falsely designating the payment as a ‘retainer’ to Cohen when it was really an undeclared campaign expenditure, one 0f the people told Insider, asking to stay anonymous to discuss the sensitive matter.”

This past Friday, Cohen reportedly spent the entire day meeting with Manhattan prosecutors who are working on DA Bragg’s hush money investigation, assumably as part of the former Trump attorney’s preparation for his impending grand jury appearance.

Cohen himself was found guilty of multiple charges and jailed in connection to his role in the infamous hush money scheme. Trump himself has not yet seen any personal legal ramifications for the crime.

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