Attorneys for Trump lawyer Cohen to end representation

Michael Cohen President Donald Trump's personal attorney walks along a sidewalk in New York

The WSJ reports Cohen's attorneys had been reviewing more than 3.7 million documents seized from Cohen, ahead of a Friday deadline set by Judge Kimba Wood of the Southern District of NY.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhat you need to know about Tuesday's elections Danny Tarkanian wins Nevada GOP congressional primary Laxalt, Sisolak to face off in Nevada governor's race MORE's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen is likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors in New York, ABC News reported Wednesday, citing sources.

"Attorney-client privilege is dead!"

When asked by one of her followers if Cohen was leaking this news as a way to signal to Trump that he needs a pardon, Haberman simply replied, "No". Mr. Cohen wants to hire a lawyer with close ties to the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office, the people said.

It's unclear if who will represent Cohen moving forward. (Reached for comment, Cohen wrote in a text message, "Your alleged source is wrong!") The specter of Cohen flipping has Trump advisers on edge.

White House officials in turn are reportedly concerned that the possibility of an arrest will cause Cohen to flip on Trump. Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who claims she had sex with Trump in 2006 and was then paid $130,000 to keep quiet about it, has also asked to join the case.

Stephen Ryan and Todd Harrison of the law firm McDermott, Will & Emery LLP were representing Cohen during a legal battle regarding the seizure of Cohen's files in Federal Bureau of Investigation raids of his home, hotel room, and office.

The AP reports federal prosecutors in NY have publicly said they are investigating alleged fraud in Cohen's business dealings, but haven't disclosed details.

The unnamed source who spoke to the NYDN characterized Cohen as "very stressed out" about the possibility of an indictment.

Cohen sued April 13 to try to block prosecutors from looking at communications protected by attorney-client privilege.

"Not a good look and a disaster for Mr. Cohen and Mr. Trump", he said.

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