Cohen Money Trail May Prove Russian Leverage Over Trump

One of the deepest fears of many Americans is that our government has been taken over, or at least unduly influenced, by Russia and its President Vladimir Putin.  And this week’s revelations about Michael Cohen from Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti have done nothing to calm those fears.  In fact, it is possible to interpret Avenatti’s disclosures of Cohen’s financial transactions as evidence that Russian influence over the Trump administration does in fact exist, and has existed for years. read more

Avenatti Says It’s Possible Cohen Sold Access to the President

Last night at 10 pm EDT Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti appeared on The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell and elaborated on his bombshell disclosures about money flowing from Russia to a company set up by Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen.  In effect he said he thought Cohen set up the company to receive money from companies who wanted to buy access to the President of the United States. read more

Stormy Daniels Has Raised $232,000 With Help From Jimmy Kimmel

Stormy Daniels (a/k/a Stephanie Clifford) has a very well-publicized and ongoing legal battle with multi-billionaire President of the United States Donald J. Trump.

To represent her, Daniels has hired one of the most high-profile (and expensive) lawyers in the United States, Michael Avenatti.  She has been making money from her newfound fame as a Trump accuser, but that might not be enough to pay for all of her extensive legal bills. read more