The news is breaking right now that Sean Hannity is a client of Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen:
BREAKING: Attorney for Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says Cohen performed secret legal work for Fox News commentator Sean Hannity.— The Associated Press (@AP) April 16, 2018
BREAKING: Fox News anchor Sean Hannity is named in court hearing as 3rd client of Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen - @Tom_Winter— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 16, 2018
According to the reporting below, Cohen’s attorney wanted to keep the fact that Hannity was a client of Cohen under seal but the judge wouldn’t allow it:
BREAKING: Michael Cohen's previously unnamed third client is Sean Hannity.
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 16, 2018
It’ll be interesting to see if either Fox News or Hannity has anything to say about this in the coming hours and days.
UPDATE: Hannity has apparently already responded to the revelation:
Sean Hannity’s response to being named Michael Cohen’s third client: "We have been friends a long time. I have sought legal advice from Michael."
— Rebecca Ballhaus (@rebeccaballhaus) April 16, 2018
Source familiar w/ Hannity/Cohen legal relationship tells @GloriaBorger:
“Michael Cohen has never represented Sean Hannity in any matter involving a third party. Hannity has occasionally asked Mr Cohen questions concerning the law that Mr Cohen indicated would be privileged”
— Dianne Gallagher (@DianneG) April 16, 2018
HANNITY: "I've known Michael a long long time..let me be very clear to the media, Michael never represented me in any matter, I never retained him in the traditional sense ... I have occasionally had legal discussions where I wanted his input— Alana Abramson (@aabramson) April 16, 2018