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    Michael Cohen to Plead Fifth Amendment in Stormy Daniels Case

    President Trump’s personal attorney told a federal judge he would exercise his right to avoid self-incrimination in a civil suit brought against Trump by the adult film star. Cohen said his silence was related to the ongoing criminal investigation into his affairs by the FBI and federal prosecutors, who seized electronic devices and personal documents related to the case in a raid earlier this month. Pleading the Fifth in the civil case lets Cohen avoid revealing information that could be incriminating in the criminal case.

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