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Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

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Even hardened criminals flip. If Cohen is looking down the barrel of a hefty sentence he'll babble like a mountain stream.

What's Trump hiding?

He sure goes on like the guiltiest man to walk the face of the earth. The drama to end all dramas continues....

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Even though Cohen has been arrested, attorney/client privilege still exists, and anything covered by it will not be permissable in court. It’s a privilege for the client, but an obligation for the attorney

So the real question here is what exists that Cohen could flip on? The fact that Trump is expressing that it won’t happen makes it troubling to think about what exactly would make him even comment on the possibility one way or the other. There would have to be some pretty serious stuff there for Cohen to even be able to have something to flip on.

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Flip?

What on earth would an honest straight lawyer like Cohen have to reveal?

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Why is Trump so afraid of the investigations? Why hasn't he released his tax info? (Not the partials he scammed Maddow with)

'Flip'? Isn't that organized crime talk? But then the Don has been linked to criminal activities throughout the world, throughout his life.

Lock him up! Break up the Trump-Kushner syndicate!

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Flip?

What on earth would an honest straight lawyer like Cohen have to reveal?

IKR? If Trump actually said it it's an admission that things are not all kosher and he is worried about what is going to be revealed.

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Trump has said the equivalent of “snitches get stitches” to his personal fixer.

Be mindful - lawyers who get raided by the FBI usually go away for decades.

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Ummm...could someone please explain to me why Trump would be worried about Cohen "flipping" if there is no wrongdoing at all to hide?

Please explain it to me without using any forms of the words "Hillary, Obama, E-mails, #Benghazi, or Deep State." Thank you....I'll wait.

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“Flip” is my new word of the day.

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Sounds like Trump is worried. His staff need to sit him in front of Fox and Friends with a promise of cheeseburgers and golf to calm his nerves.

Keep an eye on the odds on Trump not completing a full term...

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This nasty little bagman just drips Russia, Russians, Russian-speaking mobster business and Russian properties from every pore. No wonder Trump is petrified.

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"Most people will flip if the Government lets them out of trouble," even if "it means lying or making up stories," Trump said,

Seed planted.

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He isn’t worried about Cohen “flipping”. This is in response to all the liberal media articles gleefully exclaiming “Cohen gonna flip” cause prosecutors will somehow try to say he deserves life in prison for anything they think he did.

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Flynn gonna flip!

Wait uh no...Manafort..no....wait...Gates...

ummm Carter Page? roger Stone? Kuschner? Sessions? That Papa guy?

Actually none of them. But you know who IS gonna flip? Mccabe or Comey. On each other first then later on the Dems, starting with Lynch.

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Headline says it all

"Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'"

If Trump has nothing to worry about why he be so concerned and formed a new legal team. Why did his former lawyer quit.

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A/C privilege does not cover current or future frauds or crimes, so if anyone asked or advised on how to break the law... It is not privileged. Attorneys are supposed to keep secrets, but more importantly, they are sworn to uphold the constituition of the USA.

As for the "flip" thing, truly bizarre. A rational person would simply say that there is nothing to hide, no incriminating information to bargain with. Odd word choice.

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Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

Or maybe this is just the click bait crap that the "masters of division" love to pump out.

Seems to be working

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He isn’t worried about Cohen “flipping”.

He ought to be bloody terrified.

Avenatti is convinced he'll flip, and I'd trust his judgement over - in terms of legal understanding - a hapless nincompoop like Trump. But if you think Avenatti is simply biased toward saying so just because his client is suing Cohen, try Jay Goldberg, who actually gives Trump legal advice. He discussed Cohen with Trump after the raid in these terms:

On a scale of 100 to 1, where 100 is fully protecting the president, Mr. Cohen 'isn’t even a 1'.

So after the raid, Goldberg is putting in even stronger terms what Avenatti was saying weeks ago, before he even knew there was going to be a raid.

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Even hardened criminals flip.

Susan McDougal didn’t flip and she really didn’t do anything. There are many, many people that won’t flip under heavy pressure, it all depends on what tricks the Feds will use.

If Cohen is looking down the barrel of a hefty sentence he'll babble like a mountain stream. 

How would you know that? Manafort didn’t.

What's Trump hiding? 

Probably nothing. What is Mueller looking for or supposedly again?

He sure goes on like the guiltiest man to walk the face of the earth. The drama to end all dramas continues....

Really, I don’t think he looks guilty, but I do think that Mueller needed to snag someone and the best person to go after would be Cohen, but Rosenstein said, Trump is not the focus of any criminal investigation, well, not that Giuliani is part of Trump’s team, we will know for sure it its a lie or a joke.

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What's Trump hiding? 

Probably nothing

Best to look into it and remove all doubt then.

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Best to look into it and remove all doubt then.

Yes, which now given the last few day events with Giuliani on the team it might happen sooner than we think.

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You’d like Trump’s first response would be, “Flip?” Why would any innocent guy flip?”

black: cause prosecutors will somehow try to say he deserves life in prison for anything they think he did.

Who?

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