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Stormy Daniels

  1. the power trip
    How Stormy Daniels Sees It EndingThe long afterlife of a forgettable fling with a reality-television personality.
  2. liveblog
    Trump Attacks Judge and His Family: Live UpdatesTrump’s relatively short speech was packed with grievance and broadsides.
  3. early and often
    Donald Trump Under ArrestThe former president faced criminal charges in court on Tuesday.
  4. donald trump’s circus
    Live From the Donald Trump Trial LineDrinking, bribery, and a little Grindr on a long night.
  5. early and often
    What Images Will We See of Trump in Court?There’s the arrival, the arraignment, and of course, the mug shot — but we’ll only get a look at parts of it.
  6. exhibit a
    Michael Cohen Is Already Undermining the Trump ProsecutionImmediately after the indictment, he says he didn’t really mean his guilty plea. Good luck on the witness stand.
  7. exhibit a
    How Michael Cohen’s Big Mouth Could Be Derailing the Trump ProsecutionCohen wants to put Trump in prison — but he keeps saying things on TV that undermine his value as a key witness.
  8. early and often
    Alvin Bragg Threatened as Trump Warns of ‘Death and Destruction’The Manhattan DA received a death threat in the mail on the same day Donald Trump predicted “death and destruction” if he’s arrested.
  9. early and often
    Trump Lawyer’s Messages With Stormy Daniels Go to Manhattan DAJoe Tacopina exchanged messages with the porn star when she was seeking out a lawyer in 2018, which could be a potential conflict in a future trial.
  10. early and often
    Trump’s Team Launches a Preemptive Strike on Michael CohenThe fixer’s former attorney Robert Costello will testify in the hush-money probe and is expected to attack Cohen’s credibility.
  11. exhibit a
    The First Case Against Trump Is … This?The first-ever criminal prosecution of a former president may be over secret payments to an adult-film star. It follows missed opportunities, too.
  12. politics
    Trump Says He Will Be Arrested Next Week in Manhattan’s Hush-Money CaseThe former president also called for his supporters to protest and “take our nation back.”
  13. early and often
    Trump Hush-Money Investigation Gets a Surprise Cameo From Stormy DanielsThe adult-film star spoke to Manhattan prosecutors investigating hush-money payments made to Daniels during the 2016 presidential campaign.
  14. politics
    Michael Cohen Heads Back for More Testimony About Trump Hush MoneyA Manhattan grand jury is currently hearing evidence related to its probe into the payments made to silence Stormy Daniels.
  15. politics
    Manhattan DA Moves Closer to Charging Trump Over Stormy Daniels Hush MoneyProsecutors have begun to present evidence to a Manhattan grand jury from their inquiry into hush payments made to Stormy Daniels on behalf of Trump.
  16. early and often
    Michael Avenatti Gets 4 Years in Prison for Stealing From Stormy DanielsThe disgraced celebrity attorney, who is already in jail for extorting Nike, will go on trial again in July for allegedly embezzling $10 million.
  17. crime
    Michael Avenatti Found Guilty of Stealing $300,000 From Stormy DanielsThe twice-convicted attorney was found guilty of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for stealing nearly half of his ex-client’s book advance.
  18. crime
    Stormy Daniels Sees a GhostMichael Avenatti, her onetime sidekick, returns to grill her in court on the supernatural.
  19. u.s. supreme court
    Supreme Court Won’t Block Turnover of Trump Tax ReturnsCyrus Vance will now be able to proceed with criminal investigations of the former president involving hush money and fraud allegations.
  20. the law
    Disgraced Lawyer Michael Avenatti Found Guilty in Nike Extortion TrialThe onetime legal celebrity and Trump adversary now faces a maximum of 20 years in prison — and more trials for other crimes.
  21. grift
    Michael Avenatti Indicted for Identity Theft, Defrauding Stormy DanielsAlready facing almost 40 charges from a March indictment, the lawyer was hit with a few more for good measure by a Manhattan grand jury on Wednesday.
  22. vision 2020
    Why the Story of Michael Avenatti Is a Lesson for Democrats in 2020Post-arrest, prosecutors will attempt to cast Avenatti as a grifter. But the real reason for his untrustworthiness was affirmed months ago.
  23. stormy daniels
    Michael Avenatti Is No Longer Representing Stormy DanielsThe adult-film actress announced that Avenatti would no longer represent her, though the media magnet said he “terminated the relationship.”
  24. just asking questions
    A Former Fox News Editor on What The New Yorker’s Big Exposé MissedKen LaCorte says his decision not to publish a story about Stormy Daniels’s affair with Trump had nothing to do with partisanship.
  25. politics
    Fox News Reportedly Killed the Stormy Daniels Story to Help Trump WinThe journalist working on the story was reportedly told, “Rupert wants Donald Trump to win. So just let it go.”
  26. power
    Stormy Daniels Thanks Michael Cohen for ‘Telling the Truth About What He Did’But she’s not letting him forget that he put her through hell.
  27. The Most Petty Moments During Michael Cohen’s TestimonyAll the angry Republican reactions one could ever ask for!
  28. michael cohen
    Michael Cohen Insists Trump Was Well Aware of His Criminal BehaviorTrump’s former fixer keeps strengthening the case for the president’s guilt — which isn’t hard, considering Giuliani’s incoherent defense.
  29. campaign finance law
    Trump’s 7 Mutually Contradictory Arguments for His Own InnocenceThe president trots out the old “Schrödinger’s lawyer” defense, “breaking the law is not a crime,” and much, much more.
  30. lawsuits
    Stormy Daniels Now Has to Pay Trump Almost $300,000 in Legal FeesA week and a half after she said she didn’t want her lawyer to file the suit in the first place.
  31. legal trouble
    Stormy Daniels Is Getting Really Fed Up With Her LawyerShe has accused Michael Avenatti of suing Trump against her wishes, among other things.
  32. statements
    Stormy Daniels Says She Will Reserve Judgment on Michael AvenattiIn a statement provided to New York, Daniels said the allegations against Avenatti are “very troubling” — but “only allegations.”
  33. trump scandals
    Trump Definitely Directed the (Probably Illegal) Hush Payment to Stormy DanielsAnd four other revelations from the Wall Street Journal’s investigation.
  34. select all
    Why We Love Thinking About How the President’s Penis Looks Like Toad From MarioStormy Daniels’s latest disclosure is just another part of the new normal for Mario.
  35. donald trump
    Stormy Daniels to Publish a Tell-All Book About Trump Just Before MidtermsAdding to the distractions created by Bob Woodward’s book, it could be a stormy October for the White House.
  36. scandals
    Trump Admits Stormy Daniels Hush Agreement Wasn’t Valid, Seeks to End LawsuitMichael Avenatti, Daniels’s attorney, accused Trump of “pulling a legal stunt” in an attempt to avoid giving a deposition in the case.
  37. the national interest
    5 Reasons Michael Cohen Apparently Flipping Is Extremely Bad News for TrumpThe Trump fixer has access to wide criminal exposure for the president.
  38. the law
    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.
  39. Michael Avenatti’s Law Firm Hit With $10 Million JudgmentLooks like Stormy Daniels’s lawyer has some legal troubles of his own.
  40. Here’s More Evidence Broidy May Have Been Covering for Trump in Playmate AffairA bombshell AP report establishes that there was a highly suspicious meeting between the two men.
  41. 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.
  42. 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?
  43. 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.
  44. Rudy Giuliani Says Trump May Take the FifthAnd other highlights from another eventful interview.
  45. 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.
  46. Report: Trump Knew About Stormy Daniels Payment for MonthsThis directly contradicts what he told reporters last month.
  47. 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.
  48. Trump’s Faith-Based PR StrategyThe president announced a faith-based initiative that seems more aggressive and politically important than those of his predecessors.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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