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Sacha Baron Cohen teases new project 'mocking' Trump

Sacha Baron Cohen teases new project 'mocking' Trump

Trump once boasted: 'I never fall for scams.

Cohen and Trump have had a rocky past. The FBI raided Cohen's home, office and hotel room in April, and investigators are reportedly eyeing him for campaign finance violations, bank fraud, and illegal lobbying. Cohen is under investigation for a host of financial crimes in a case referred by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of NY.

The Borat and Bruno star posted a video of the President, purporting to be a July 4 message, saying that the comedian deserves to be severely beaten.

A second friend who is in frequent touch with Cohen also told CNN that they have discussed the possibility of a pardon, and that it is clear that Cohen is not "counting on it".

Melendez added that he'd even passed a phone interview with the president's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner to suss out what he was calling about (he claimed it was about separating immigrant families at the US-Mexico border).

Davis joins lawyer Guy Petrillo in representing Cohen amid possible charges from federal prosecutors. Petrillo, a partner at Petrillo Klein & Boxer, has extensive experience in the Southern District of NY, which is something Cohen reportedly sought.




"His mindset is of someone who is operating under the assumption that he is not getting that, though of course he doesn't know one way or the other", the second friend said. CNN reported later in May that following Trump's election victory, Cohen pitched himself to major companies as a point man for access to Trump.

In the past few weeks, Cohen seemed to be sending Trump signals regarding whether he planned to cooperate with authorities. Trump has also said he is not anxious about Cohen giving the government anything damaging on him because he hasn't done anything wrong. As you've never seen him before.

While Trump continues to rant, Isla Fisha's husband is shown in a smart suit with a further caption advising: "Sacha graduates".

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider; Alex Wong/Getty; Jonathan Ernst/ReutersSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Trump election campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation.

Davis's team did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill.