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Watch: Fox News discusses fact that Michael Cohen now faces serious prison time and could flip

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Rudy Giuliani’s big Wednesday night reveal of the fact that Trump knew about the hush-money payoff to Stormy Daniels and reimbursed his attorney has analysts scrambling to figure out why.

Did Giuliani get confused and make a mistake, or is this him ripping the band-aid off on something he knows is going to come out?

Axios editor Nicholas Johnston and Fox News’ Shep Smith discussed that on Thursday afternoon, adding the fact that they believe NBC News reporting on Cohen’s phones having been tapped.

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“If NBC New’s reporting is to be believed—it’s not been denied by anyone, that there was a wiretap—they clearly had to have had probable cause for the wiretap. Then then needed to have an enormous amount of probable cause to go raid Michael Cohen in all those ways,” Smith said. “And now Michael Cohen faces either a lot of prison time or he could flip. There’s a lot of suggestion today that he’s flipped.”

“There is no way that the Justice Department undertook a raid of Michael Cohen’s offices or a wiretap of his phone lightly,” Johnston said.

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‘Trump literally just confessed to the crime’: Pennsylvania Democrat

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Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA) believes President Donald Trump confessed to bribing or extorting Ukraine in an effort to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden.

The president told reporters Monday morning at the United Nations that he had withheld foreign aid from Ukraine as he discussed alleged corruption involving Biden, the Democratic presidential frontrunner.

"It's very important to talk about corruption," Trump. "If you don't talk about corruption, why would you give money to a country that you think is corrupt?...It's very important that on occasion you speak to somebody about corruption."

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Trump’s jumbled response to Ukraine scandal is a strong signal of what’s to come: columnist

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On Monday, President Donald Trump denied allegations that he extorted the president of Ukraine for information about Joe Biden. “It’s a ridiculous story,” Trump said during an appearance at the United Nations.

The controversy emerged after an anonymous whistleblower in the intelligence community logged a complaint with their agency about improper behavior by the president on a phone call with a foreign leader. “It’s a partisan whistleblower,” the president added.

Previously, the president's lawyer Rudy Giuliani had traveled to Ukraine to dig up dirt on Joe Biden. Critics worry that during a conversation with the president of Ukraine about rooting out corruption in his country, Trump suggested he offer information about Biden in exchange for funding.

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FBI arrests far-right extremist who talked about ‘bombing a major U.S. news network’: report

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The FBI has arrested a member of the United States Army who allegedly talked about plans to carry out acts of violence in the U.S.

According to ABC News' Mike Levine, the arrested man "allegedly discussed plans to bomb a major U.S. news network, discussed traveling to Ukraine to fight with violent far-right group, and allegedly distributed info online on how to build bombs."

Levine also reports that the arrested man also made mention of Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, who made headlines during a recent primary debate by saying he wanted to confiscate AR-15s and AK-47s. It is not known at this time if the man made a direct threat to O'Rourke, however.

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