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Legal expert Jonathan Turley is warning President Trump that the raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen is a "trap."

Federal agents on Monday raided Cohen's home, offices and hotel room. He is reportedly under federal investigation for possible bank fraud, wire fraud and campaign finance violations.

Cohen's attorney, Stephen Ryan, said Monday's raid was conducted by the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan and was based at least partly on a referral from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Trump reacted angrily Monday, calling the action "disgraceful" and describing Mueller's investigation as "an attack on our country."

"The president has to be very careful. The greatest danger that he faces is not Michael Cohen as a defendant but Michael Cohen as bait," Turley said on "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday.

He said this move could be "as cunning as it is hostile" on the part of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who reportedly wanted Cohen investigated by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

"It [is] a real threat for the president. It expands the investigation, involves the Southern District that can prosecute it," Turley said. "If the president reacts aggressively, he could end up triggering a far more serious problem for himself and his presidency."

He explained that if Trump fires Mueller, it would only magnify the dangers he faces.

Watch more above, and see Judge Andrew Napolitano weigh in on the Cohen raid.


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