Michael Cohen scrubs mentions of Trump from Twitter bio on Independence Day

Below are screenshots taken by ABC News of Cohen’s Twitter header before July 4 and after.

Michael Cohen scrubs mentions of Trump from Twitter bio on Independence Day

Michael Cohen/TwitterA screen shot taken by ABC News of Michael Cohen’s Twitter header before July 4, 2018.

Michael Cohen scrubs mentions of Trump from Twitter bio on Independence Day

Michael Cohen/TwitterA screen shot taken by ABC News of Michael Cohen’s Twitter header as of July 4, 2018.

ABC News has reached out to Cohen for comment.

Cohen spoke with ABC News in an exclusive interview, where he told George Stephanopoulos last week that his “first loyalty” is to his family and his country — not to Trump.

“My wife, my daughter and my son have my first loyalty and always will. I put family and country first,” Cohen said.

Prosecutors in New York’s Southern District are investigating Cohen for alleged violations of election law and possible financial crimes associated with his personal business dealings after special counsel Robert Mueller’s team referred some potential legal issues related to Cohen’s personal finances and businesses.

Federal agents launched an early morning raid in April at Cohen’s home, office and the Manhattan hotel room where he was then staying, seizing millions of pages of documents, records and electronic devices.

He has not been charged with any crime.

Cohen also refused to criticize the Mueller investigation.

“I don’t like the term witch hunt,” he said, adding that he condemned Russia for interfering in the 2016 election.

Cohen recently retained a new attorney, Guy Petrillo, a highly-regarded former prosecutor who once led the criminal division of the same U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan that is conducting the criminal investigation of Cohen.

Former Clinton White House official Lanny Davis has joined Cohen’s legal team. Davis is best known for his work with Bill Clinton during his impeachment proceedings.

Sourse: abcnews.go.com

Michael Cohen scrubs mentions of Trump from Twitter bio on Independence Day

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