• MICHAEL COHEN May 21, 2020

    Former Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Released From Prison

    Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney and ‘fixer’ for President Donald Trump, was released two years early from prison over coronavirus concerns. He will serve the remainder of his three-year sentence at home.

  • Donald Trump Aug 2, 2019

    Manhattan DA Subpoenas Trump Org Over Hush Money Payments

    Just weeks after federal prosecutors revealed they were through investigating hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump from allegations of adultery, the probe has been picked back up by state prosecutors in New York City. The president’s family business, the Trump Organization, received a subpoena Thursday from the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., according to...

  • Donald Trump Jul 19, 2019

    Records Detail Frenetic Effort to Bury Stories About Trump

    Court records released Thursday show that President Donald Trump took part in a flurry of phone calls in the weeks before the 2016 election as his close aides and allies scrambled to pay porn star Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about an alleged affair. The documents detailing calls and text messages were made public as federal prosecutors closed their investigation...

  • Donald Trump Jul 18, 2019

    Judge Orders Release of Documents Tied to Cohen's Hush-Money Payments After Investigation Concludes

    Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York they have concluded their investigation into campaign finance crimes committed by President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen. U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III made the disclosure in a court filing Wednesday as part of a legal fight over whether to unseal search warrant materials dealing with the investigation. For...

  • Donald Trump May 22, 2019

    Search Warrants Tied to Former Trump Lawyer Cohen Released

    It was Michael Cohen’s numerous contacts with a Russia-linked company and a sudden flow of foreign money into a bank account he controlled that led federal investigators to look into whether the money might be part of a plan to lift U.S. sanctions on Russia, according to court filings unsealed Wednesday. Five search warrant applications, from the early stages of...

  • Donald Trump May 16, 2019

    Trump to Provide Rare Look of Finances in Disclosure Report

    President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report, which is filed with the Office of Government Ethics and set for release Thursday, will be closely studied for changes in revenue at key properties...

  • Congress May 6, 2019

    Michael Cohen Reports to Prison

    Former Donald Trump fixer and lawyer Michael Cohen arrived at the Federal Correctional Institution in Otisville, New York, to serve his three-year prison sentence—but not before taking a few slaps at Trump and his administration.

  • Donald Trump May 4, 2019

    Prosecutors Refuse Final Meeting With Cohen as Prison Looms

    For months, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen tried — but failed — to position himself as a whistleblower in the vein of Watergate hero John Dean. As the time ticked down toward his deadline to report to prison, Cohen also lost the interest of the one group of people who could help him out: the federal prosecutors he...

  • Donald Trump Mar 25, 2019

    Trump Declares Victory Now But Legal Perils Far From Over

    President Donald Trump may be reveling in what he sees as “complete and total exoneration” from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, but his legal perils are far from over. Federal and state investigators in New York are deep into investigations of their own into Trump and those in his orbit, probes that some observers have long viewed as every bit...

  • Donald Trump Mar 12, 2019

    Michael Avenatti Says He No Longer Represents Stormy Daniels

    Michael Avenatti, who became famous as the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, said Tuesday that he no longer represents the porn actress who alleged she had an affair with President Donald Trump. In the last year, the duo rose to become household names in their fight against Trump, dominating cable news shows for months and taunting the president in interviews. As...

  • Donald Trump Mar 7, 2019

    Michael Cohen Sues Trump Organization, Says It Owes Him Nearly $2M

    President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming the Trump Organization broke a promise to pay his legal bills and owes at least $1.9 million to cover the cost of his defense. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in New York state court, claims the Trump Organization stopped paying Cohen’s mounting legal fees after he began cooperating with...

  • Donald Trump Mar 1, 2019

    Cohen: ‘Everyone's Job at the Trump Organization Is to Protect Trump'

    President Donald Trump was not joking when he uttered his infamous line, “I can shoot somebody on 5th Avenue and get away with it,” according to Michael Cohen during his hours-long testimony at Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

  • Donald Trump Sep 25, 2018

    Judge Appears Likely to Toss Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit

    A federal judge appeared poised Monday to toss out a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump by porn actress Stormy Daniels. Judge S. James Otero said in U.S. District Court that a tweet the president wrote in April appears to be “rhetorical hyperbole” and speech protected under the First Amendment. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, sued Trump in...

  • Donald Trump Sep 9, 2018

    Lawyer: Trump Doesn't Think Stormy Daniels' Deal is Valid

    President Donald Trump does not believe porn actress Stormy Daniels’ hush-money deal, which his former personal lawyer said was done to influence the 2016 presidential election, is valid and will not carry out threats to sue her for breaking the agreement by discussing details of their alleged affair, Trump’s attorney said in a court filing Saturday. Hours earlier an attorney...

  • Donald Trump Aug 24, 2018

    Trump Gets Low Marks, Except on the Economy: Poll

    President Donald Trump continues to receive poor marks from a majority of Americans on his overall job performance, even as he enjoys relatively good assessments of his handling of the economy. A new poll released Friday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds 60 percent of Americans disapprove of Trump’s work as president, compared with 38 percent...

  • Donald Trump Aug 24, 2018

    NY Attorney General Looks to Open Probe Into Whether Cohen Violated Tax Law: Source

    New York’s attorney general is looking to open a criminal investigation into whether Michael Cohen violated state tax law. A person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Thursday that Attorney General Barbara Underwood recently requested a criminal referral from the state tax department to investigate and potentially file charges against Cohen, the former personal attorney for Donald...

  • Donald Trump Aug 22, 2018

    Tuesday's Convictions Could Impact President Trump

    President Trump struck back hard Wednesday after suffering a serious one-two punch to his presidency. First, his former lawyer pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations— then his former campaign manager was convicted of tax fraud. We take a look at how both guilty pleas could impact the president.

  • Donald Trump Aug 22, 2018

    Q&A: What Manafort's Verdict and Cohen's Plea May Mean for Trump

    A bad day in court for former associates of President Donald Trump could foreshadow hard days ahead for the president. In a New York courtroom, Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer,” Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations. Cohen said Trump directed him to arrange the payment of hush money to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump,...

  • Donald Trump Aug 22, 2018

    Michael Cohen Willing to Share ‘All That He Knows' With Mueller, Lawyer Says

    Michael Cohen — the former personal attorney to President Donald Trump who pleaded guilty to tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations — will not accept a pardon from Trump and is willing to share “all that he knows” about his former boss with the special counsel’s team, his lawyer said. “Not only is he not hoping for it,...

  • California Aug 21, 2018

    Paul Manafort Guilty on 8 Fraud Counts

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty of eight counts of bank and tax fraud on Tuesday. A federal jury deadlocked on the 10 other charges.

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