telling the truth
During an interview with CNN's Don Lemon on Tuesday evening, President Trump's personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, said that having FBI agents raiding his Manhattan home, office, and hotel room on Monday was "upsetting to say the least."
Cohen was "unhappy" that the raids took place, but the agents were "all extremely professional, courteous, and respectful, and I thanked them at the conclusion," he said. It's been reported that agents were looking for evidence of possible bank and wire fraud and campaign finance violations, as well as documents related to the $130,000 payment Cohen made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels right before the 2016 presidential election.
When asked if he was worried, Cohen responded, "I would be lying to you if I told you that I am not. Do I need this in my life? No. Do I want to be involved in this? No." Both the payment and nondisclosure agreement he arranged with Daniels were perfectly legal, Cohen said, but the entire situation has had a negative impact on his family and he would rethink doing this over again. He reiterated that he is loyal to Trump, who was visibly angry after the raids on Monday, and said he wants the investigation to be over as soon as possible.