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Michael Cohen

  1. trump tapes
    Michael Cohen Denies Giving Tom Arnold Any Dirt on Trump for His Vice ShowAh, what might have been.
  2. National Enquirer Allegedly Ran Stories by Trump Camp Before PublishingSources say Michael Cohen would tweak the tabloid’s stories about Trump, suggest topics, and get previews of reports on the candidate’s rivals.
  3. Michael Cohen Quits Post, Citing Family Separations at BorderTrump’s former lawyer said in letter of resignation that “children should never be used as bargaining chips.”
  4. Michael Cohen to Trump: Please Buy My SilenceCohen has leaked word that he’s willing to give investigators information on Trump — and that he wants the president to pay his legal bills.
  5. Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Loses His Legal TeamParting ways with his lawyers amid a federal investigation into his business dealings increases the chances that Cohen may flip.
  6. A Russian Weightlifter May Land Ivanka Trump in the Russia ProbeBuzzFeed reports that Ivanka Trump connected Michael Cohen to a weightlifter offering to arrange a meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
  7. Why Trump Isn’t Pardoning Allies Caught in the Mueller Probe — YetHis recent pardons may be a signal to figures like Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort, but don’t expect him to try the risky maneuver anytime soon.
  8. Listen to Michael Cohen Make Unhinged Threats to a ReporterAmong the highlights is President Trump’s lawyer saying, “What I’m going to do to you is going to be f*cking disgusting.”
  9. The Falwell–Cohen Connection, or Trumpland in a NutshellThe distance between the churchy university president and the Long Island fixer isn’t as far as you might imagine.
  10. Why Michael Cohen and Michael Avenatti Both Had a Bad Day in CourtOne got beaten down by a federal judge for being a grandstander. The other seems more and more likely to face prosecution.
  11. Photos: Remembering Trump’s Russia Probe MartyrsA fresh look at the over-idealistic Trump staffers whose “young and beautiful lives” have been shattered by that brute, Robert Mueller.
  12. Did a Russian Oligarch Funnel Money From Russia to Michael Cohen?The increasingly suspicious case of Viktor Vekselberg and Michael Cohen.
  13. BBC: Ukraine Paid Michael Cohen to Set Up Meeting With TrumpUkrainian president Petro Poroshenko could only get a photo-up with Trump. That’s when he called in Trump’s lawyer.
  14. Michael Cohen’s Shady Business Partner Just Decided to SnitchCohen’s longtime partner in the taxi trade appears poised to rat on him as part of plea deal. That could lead Cohen to do the same to Trump.
  15. In Year Two, Mueller Is Wading Into a Bottomless Pit of Trump SleazeIf Mueller hasn’t found collusion yet, can he still investigate money laundering and other potentially rampant criminality?
  16. Reports on Other ‘Suspicious’ Michael Cohen Transactions Have Gone MissingTwo bank reports about $3 million of shady Cohen transactions are missing from Treasury’s database. That’s why a leaker released the third report.
  17. Qatari Investor: Michael Cohen Asked Me for $1 MillionThen again, a mutual business partner of Steve Bannon and Ice Cube says this investor is a corrupt liar who ripped off their 3-on-3 basketball league.
  18. politics
    What Trump’s Financial Documents Reveal About His Dealings With Stormy DanielsIn his new financial disclosure form, the president appears to acknowledge that his campaign accepted an illegal loan from Cohen in 2016.
  19. Trump Admits He Reimbursed Michael Cohen for 2016 ‘Expenses’ in Financial FormIn his new financial disclosure form, the president appears to acknowledge that his campaign accepted an illegal loan from Cohen in 2016.
  20. Novartis Lawyer Quits Over $1.2 Million Deal With Michael CohenThe pharma giant is doing damage control after its $1.2 million contract with Trump’s lawyer was revealed.
  21. The Michael Cohen Bribery Scandal Is Now a Trump Bribery ScandalTurns out Cohen was not just soliciting money, but allegedly passing it on to the Trump family.
  22. state politics
    Did Trump Know About the Schneiderman Allegations Years Ago?A new development, in which the Scheiderman and Michael Cohen cases intersect.
  23. AT&T Gave Trump’s Lawyer $600,000 to Help Get Its Merger ApprovedOr, as Michael Cohen’s contract with the telecom giant put it, to assist with “regulatory policy development.”
  24. Giuliani’s Law Firm Explains Law Doesn’t Work the Way Giuliani SaysNow it’s his ex–law firm.
  25. Trumpism Is Having Its Best Week EverTrump has taken his signature agenda of racist immigration policy, naked corruption, and mindless belligerence on the world stage to new heights.
  26. How Michael Cohen Profited Off His Meager Trump Administration ExpertiseBeing shut out by the White House led to Cohen selling himself to corporations as the ultimate Trump insider.
  27. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at Michael Cohen’s Slush FundA news story involving the president of the United States and a porn star somehow keeps getting juicier.
  28. Drug Firm Paid Michael Cohen $1.2 Million for Insight Into Trump’s Policy ViewsAfter one meeting with Cohen, Novartis realized that he had no knowledge of Trump’s health-care plans. It had to pay him $100,000 a month, anyway.
  29. Stormy Daniels’s Lawyer Claims Russian Oligarch Reimbursed Michael CohenHe suggested that the money could have been related to Cohen’s Stormy Daniels payoff.
  30. Theory: Playboy Model Who Got $1.6 Million Had Affair With Trump, Not BroidyMichael Cohen arranged a $1.6 million payout to a model allegedly impregnated by GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy. But was Broidy covering for Trump?
  31. Trump Worried Aging, Loudmouth New Yorker Can’t Stay on MessageTrump is starting to wonder if a narcissistic New York celebrity can be trusted with a job as vital as lawyer to the president of the United States.
  32. Why Mueller Has to Expose Trump’s Crooked Business EmpireIf Trump is laundering money, and he probably is, the Russians know about it. So do Michael Cohen’s gangster friends.
  33. Report: Cohen Set Up $774,000 Credit Line During Trump CampaignAnd if the money was used to pay off porn stars who had affairs with President Trump, Cohen may have committed bank fraud.
  34. Report: Trump Knew About Stormy Daniels Payment for MonthsThis directly contradicts what he told reporters last month.
  35. Giuliani Walks Back Confusing Comments on Trump, Comey — Creates More ConfusionTrump’s new lead lawyer tried to undo some of the damage he did to his client in earlier comments, but left a lot of questions unresolved.
  36. Trump’s Faith-Based PR StrategyThe president announced a faith-based initiative that seems more aggressive and politically important than those of his predecessors.
  37. Feds Tracked Michael Cohen’s Phone Calls for Weeks Before RaidAt least one phone call between a line associated with Trump’s fixer and the White House was logged by authorities, according to NBC News.
  38. From Michael Cohen to Michael Clayton: A Look at the FixerMichael Cohen reminds us that the fictional fixer archetype is a lot of fun — and a lot of bullshit.
  39. Giuliani Accidentally Confirms That Stormy Payment Was IllegalRudy argues that the hush payment couldn’t have been a campaign finance violation because it wasn’t politically motivated; then, reveals that it was.
  40. power
    Trump Reportedly Repaid Michael Cohen $130,000 for Stormy Daniels PayoutRudy Giuliani revealed on Fox News.
  41. Has Michael Cohen Already Flipped on Donald Trump?The president’s sleaziest media hatchet man attacks his sleaziest fixer. It’s hard to think of another explanation except that Cohen turned.
  42. phoning it in
    Why Does Michael Cohen Have More Than a Dozen Cell Phones?So many possibilities!
  43. Trump Humiliated Michael Cohen at His Son’s Bar MitzvahA cringe-inducing story from a psychodrama that has attained world-historical importance.
  44. Michael Cohen to Plead Fifth, Though Trump Once Said That’s for MobstersBack in 2016, before his longtime fixer had been raided by the FBI, Trump asked, “If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?”
  45. Why Should Hannity Have to Disclose His HUD-Backed Real Estate Empire?Do viewers have a right to know he benefitted from a HUD program and guest Ben Carson is now in a position to help him financially? Nah.
  46. Trump Attorney: Cohen Will Snitch Because ‘Prison Has a Racial Overtone’One of the president’s legal advisers suggests that Michael Cohen will turn on Trump because he’s afraid of being raped by a nonwhite man in prison.
  47. Giuliani Joins Trump’s Legal Team, Predicts Quick Settlement With MuellerHizzoner’s accession to his friend’s legal team probably won’t change anything other than getting the spotlight off Michael Cohen.
  48. Sean Hannity Will Remain Trump’s Shadow Chief of StaffEven while posing as an honest broker on Fox News.
  49. It’s Kind of Weird How Trump’s Lawyer Forgets to Pretend Trump Is InnocentAlso, Trump might be like a mafia boss, but his lawyer probably shouldn’t say that to reporters.
  50. power
    Stormy Daniels Plans to Donate to Planned Parenthood In Trump and Cohen’s NamesThe entire amount she was paid to stay quiet about Donald Trump affair.
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