Federal prosecutors are said to be looking into making a legal request for
The investigation into Donald Trump’s personal attorney is ‘very active’,
Sources tell the network prosecutors for the Southern District of New York have spoken about getting access to his electronic communications.
New York prosecutors need the approval of Washington before they can move forward with obtaining a search warrant for information potentially protected by attorney-client privilege.
It is not known whether Bill Barr’s Justice Department has granted that approval.
The Attorney General is set to leave office in days.
Trump accepted Barr’s resignation after it was revealed Barr took steps to keep a probe in Hunter Biden from being made public before the election in keeping with DOJ policy on not interfering in elections.
The feds are said to be looking into making a legal request for Rudy Giuliani ‘s emails
Giuliani, who was hospitalized earlier this month after testing positive for COVID-19, was spotted at the White House on Monday.
His attorney, Robert Costello, told NBC: ‘I have no reason to believe there’s any truth to the allegations that there is renewed interest in my client.’
Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested last year for allegedly conspiring to circumvent federal campaign finance laws in schemes to funnel foreign money to U.S. candidates running for office at the federal and state levels.
Giuliani was hospitalized earlier this month after testing positive for COVID-19. He is pictured with President Donald Trump
Former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Chuck Rosenberg said: ‘Search warrants for a subject’s personal belongings are not terribly discreet and the recipient of the warrant can talk about it.
‘That could be a legitimate concern before an election but the equation changes after an election, when you no longer need to abstain from overt investigative steps.’
Giuliani and former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell have each pitched the idea of using federal power to seize voting machines that they claim are part of a plot to switch votes away from Trump – a claim that conservative media outlets have backed away from under apparent threats of litigation.
Giuliani associates Lev Parnas, right, and Igor Fruman, left, were arrested for allegedly conspiring to circumvent federal campaign finance laws in schemes to funnel foreign money to U.S. candidates running for office at the federal and state levels