Alan Dershowitz Chides Sean Hannity to His Face Over Michael Cohen Connection

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Hannity was trying to host one of those segments on Monday night when guest Alan Dershowitz brought up the Cohen predicament. He wrote, 'Michael Cohen has never represented me in any matter.

After a montage of reporters mentioning his name regarding Cohen, he said his association with Cohen was based on his real estate dealings.

Case closed, right?! Not so fast.

And Hannity was taking withering criticism for not disclosing his relationship with Cohen to viewers even while using his show to repeatedly and vehemently criticize the federal raid on Cohen's office and home, as The Post's Paul Farhi reported. Cohen said he had three clients: Trump; Elliott Broidy, the former deputy finance chairman of the Republican National Committee, who impregnated and then paid a woman with whom he had an affair; and a third party that Cohen said did not want to be identified. The client? None other than Sean Hannity! However, Hannity's name had been revealed as the result of a judge's order after federal prosecutors argued that the identity of an anonymous Cohen client (Hannity) should be made known for the sake of transparency. And shockingly, that client turned out to be my pal Sean Hannity.

"It seems that there's no limit at all into the fishing expedition that Mueller is now engaged in", Hannity said. "I'm wondering what attorney-client privilege means to anybody". "I never retained him, received an invoice, or paid legal fees".

"Why doesn't @FoxNews have a conflict of interest policy requiring Hannity to disclose his personal interest in the Cohen search when commenting on it?" tweeted Walter Shaub, the former director of the independent Office of Government Ethics.

On Hannity's primetime show on Fox News, Dershowitz told the host he should have disclosed his relationship with Cohen during his frequent discussions about Cohen in recent weeks.

Kimmel also criticized Hannity's response to the news, in which he said Cohen has "never represented" him. Attorney-client privilege can be invoked even if no money is exchanged.

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This isn't the first time Carrey has illustrated the right-wing host.

Take it out of the political context. Every third appearance I find a way to work in the fact that Potbelly makes a really delicious sandwich.

And if you are trying to steer clear of a scandal, it's best if your legal thinking does not echo the "Breaking Bad" character, who later became the protagonist of the prequel, "Better Call Saul".

"So for years, Mr. Cohen has acted like he is above the law".

He repeated what he said on the radio, adding that it "never rose to any level that I needed to tell anyone". That doesn't suggest someone who is awash in cash.

Given that seeming financial disparity between the two men, why would Hannity never pay Cohen a dime for his services? Instead, the television host claims he sought his advice for real estate matters. A lawyer's communications with a client are not covered by the privilege if they did not involve legal advice or were used to further a crime or fraud.

Already unable to comprehend Cohen's confession, Colbert raised another question that could potentially lead to a new revelation.