'Of course' Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong

‘Of course’ Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, isn’t buying the president’s defense of his alleged role in hush-money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal. “Of course” Trump knew the payments were wrong, a morose Cohen told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in an interview that was slated to air […]

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Is the net closing in on Donald Trump? – podcast | News

Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election has seen the latest in a series of high-profile guilty pleas in recent weeks. The president’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen joined his former campaign chair Paul Manafort and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn in cooperating with the FBI. The Guardian’s […]

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Trump reportedly in the room during National Enquirer hush money meeting – as it happened | US news

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating whether President Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee misspent some of the record $107 million it raised from donations, people familiar with the matter said. The criminal probe by the Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office, which is in its early stages, also is examining whether some of the committee’s top donors gave […]

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Michael Cohen's tweet about Hillary Clinton going to prison has not aged well

Michael Cohen’s tweet about Hillary Clinton going to prison has not aged well

Donald Trump’s former lawyer once taunted Hillary Clinton on Twitter, telling her she was going to jail. And Twitter users wasted no time digging up Michael Cohen’s now-ironic tweet after he was jailed for three years for covering up for his former boss. In December 2015, Cohen tweeted: “@HillaryClinton when you go to prison for […]

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‘Mr President, did Michael Cohen cover up your dirty deeds?’ a reporter asks Trump – video | Global

Hours after Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison, Donald Trump ignored reporters’ questions about his former lawyer and fixer. ‘Mr. President, did Michael Cohen cover up your dirty deeds?’ one reporter asked.  Cohen was charged with orchestrating hush payments to women before the 2016 election, a violation of US campaign laws. ‘I felt it was my duty […]

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Trump hush money: no charges for National Enquirer company over payments – as it happened

AMI admits making ‘catch-and-kill’ payment to ex-Playmate Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison Help us reach our $1m goal. Make a year-end contribution Get the new US morning briefing. Sign up 9.59pm GMT 9.53pm GMT A Democratic state assemblyman in California has been arrested for child abuse. Joaquin Arambula of Fresno was arrested […]

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A trailer is filled with soybeans at a farm in Buda, Illinois, July 6, 2018. 

China’s soybean purchase just a drop in the U.S. export bucket

So far this year, American farmers have sold some 8.2 million metric tons of soybeans to China, down from 21.4 million metric tons during the same period in 2017, according to the latest USDA figures. For the month of October, soybean sales to China fell from 7.1 million metric tons last year to just 300,000 […]

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Melania Trump slammed over 'security breach' for filming in Marine One cockpit

Melania Trump slammed over ‘security breach’ for filming in Marine One cockpit

Melania Trump has today been slated online after sharing a video on Twitter taken inside the cockpit of a Marine One aircraft . The First Lady of the US, 48, flew with Donald Trump today to visit a number of military facilities and see a Navy ship named after the late George Bush . She […]

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President Donald Trumps former attorney Michael Cohen arrives at US Federal Court in New York on December 12, 2018, where he is expected to be sentenced after pleading  guilty to a number of charges. 

Trump’s ex-lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years

And each of these crimes standing alone warrant considerable punishment,” Pauley said. The sentence of 36 months was on the low end of what prosecutors had suggested was appropriate for Cohen’s crimes, but much more than the sentence of no time behind bars that Cohen’s lawyers had requested. Federal prosecutors in New York had urged […]

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President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen leaves federal court in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 30, 2018.

Former Trump lawyer, fixer Michael Cohen faces sentencing in court

Michael Cohen, the former longtime personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, faces sentencing for a slew of crimes Wednesday morning, including ones potentially implicating Trump in illegal conduct. Cohen is due to hear his fate from a judge in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, where he earlier had pleaded guilty to charges lodged […]

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