Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen
Craig Ruttle/AP
December 14, 2018 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 election because the then-candidate was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election." Michael...
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Michael Flynn
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP, file
December 14, 2018 - 6:52 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame. People close to him tell The Associated Press that as the possibility of prison looms, Flynn is relaxed and hopeful, eager to get...
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Michael Cohen, right, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, accompanied by his children and wife, arrive at federal court for his sentencing for dodging taxes, lying to Congress and violating campaign finance laws in New York on Dec. 12, 2018.
Craig Ruttle/AP
December 12, 2018 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after telling a federal judge that his "blind loyalty" to his boss led him to cover up Trump's "dirty deeds." Standing alone at the defense table, Cohen...
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In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, House Judiciary Committee ranking member Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., talks to media during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
December 10, 2018 - 9:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Democrats have raised the prospect of impeachment or the real possibility of prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
December 10, 2018 - 9:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending the hush money payments made by his former lawyer to two women during his 2016 campaign as "a simple private transaction." He tweeted Monday that if there was wrongdoing, it's lawyer Michael Cohen's "liability" and not his. Federal prosecutors...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 07, 2018 - 10:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Friday that President Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of two women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign, the first time prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime. In a court filing...
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Michael Cohen
AP Photo/Richard Drew
December 07, 2018 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, deserves a substantial prison sentence despite his cooperation in a hush money payment case that implicated the president, federal prosecutors said Friday. Court filings by prosecutors from both New York and the Trump-Russia...
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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn departs following a court appearance.
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December 04, 2018 - 12:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to give the first public insight into how much information President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has shared with prosecutors in the Russia investigation. The special counsel is facing a Tuesday deadline in Michael Flynn's...
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Michael Cohen, left, walks out of federal court with his attorney Guy Petrillo, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York.
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson
November 30, 2018 - 9:44 am
By Eric Tucker, Larru Neumeister and Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The surprise plea agreement with President Donald Trump's former lawyer made clear that prosecutors believe Michael Cohen was continuing to pursue the Trump Tower Moscow project weeks after his boss had clinched the...
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Michael Cohen walks out of federal court, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York.
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson
November 29, 2018 - 9:14 am
By Larry Neumeister, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, admitted Thursday he lied to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal he had pursued on Trump's behalf during the heat of the 2016 Republican campaign. He said he...
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