Tag Archives: Michael Cohen

Tuesday Open Thread | Michael Cohen: Jay Sekulow urged false testimony

President Trump’s former fixer and personal attorney Michael Cohen told lawmakers during closed-door testimony earlier this year that Mr. Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow instructed him to lie to Congress about the timing of negotiations to build a “Trump Tower” in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Republican congressman Matt Gaetz sends apparent threat to Michael Cohen

WASHINGTON – One of President Donald Trump’s fiercest allies in the House of Representatives posted a tweet Tuesday that many are calling a direct threat to Michael Cohen ahead of his public testimony before Congress on Wednesday. Florida Republican Rep. … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Chuck Rosenberg: ‘The Core’ Of BuzzFeed’s Cohen Story ‘Is Accurate’

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Breaking News: lawyer releases tape of Trump & Cohen talking model payoff

(CNN) Presidential candidate Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model’s story about an alleged affair Trump had with her years earlier, according to the audio … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Michael Cohen’s Business Partner Agrees to Cooperate as Part of Plea Deal

Michael Cohen’s Business Partner Agrees to Cooperate as Part of Plea Deal By Danny Hakim, William K. Rashbaum and Vivian Wang May 22, 2018 A significant business partner of Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer, has quietly agreed to … Continue reading

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Trump and Michael Cohen had knowledge of allegations against Eric Schneiderman

Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was informed about allegations of sexual misconduct by then-New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman around 2013, according to a letter filed in Manhattan federal court on Friday. An attorney, Peter Gleason, submitted a letter … Continue reading

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Michael Cohen to plead the 5th in the Stormy Daniels case

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s long-time personal attorney, is asserting his Fifth Amendment Right against self-incrimination, according to a filing in federal court on Wednesday. The filing is in a case against Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who allegedly … Continue reading

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FBI raided the office of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

The FBI’s raid today of Michael Cohen’s office and residence was a big enough deal on its face that it’s sent shockwaves across the landscape. Cohen is arguably closer to Donald Trump than anyone outside of Trump’s own family, meaning … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Senate panel calls for open hearing with Trump lawyer

(CNN) The leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday they want President Donald Trump’s personal attorney and longtime associate to testify in public after Michael Cohen released to the media his opening statement he planned to give at a … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Report: Trump’s lawyer hand-delivered Michael Flynn a secret plan to lift sanctions on Russia

Trump Organization lawyer Michel Cohen hand-delivered a “peace” plan for Russia and Ukraine to former national security adviser Michael Flynn before Flynn was asked to resign, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The plan, which involved lifting sanctions on … Continue reading

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