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Two More Trump Lawyers May Be Forced to Testify

House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings wants to talk to two new attorneys in the Michael Cohen/Stormy Daniels hush money probe. The lawyers — Sheri Dillon and Stefan Passantino — were formerly employed in the White House and responsible for the president’s ethics and financial disclosures. Their testimony could be critical to figuring out whether…

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Congress Probing If Trump Used Pardon Offers to Obstruct Justice

Michael Cohen’s testimony before congressional investigators last week resulted in a new line of inquiry, The Washington Post has reported. Lawmakers with the House and Senate Intelligence Committees reportedly questioned Donald Trump‘s former attorney about whether he and high-level members of the Trump administration had discussed a potential presidential pardon. Anonymous sources reportedly told The…

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Scarborough Slams ‘Shameless’ GOP for Covering Up Trump’s Crimes

Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough slammed House Republicans for “shamelessly” covering for President Donald Trump as his former attorney Michael Cohen set forth a nicely detailed road map of his alleged crimes. Scarborough other panelists today agreed that GOP lawmakers exhibited absolutely no curiosity about Trump’s misbehavior and malfeasance during Cohen’s testimony in front of…

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Cohen Explains How Trump Got Him to Lie to Congress

Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about Donald Trump’s business dealings in Russia — and he will tell lawmakers how the president directed him to break the law. The former Trump Organization attorney will testify Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee, and Cohen said in a prepared statement that the president told…

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Trump’s ex-fixer Cohen to offer new Russia details to U.S. Congress: source

By Nathan Layne and Ginger Gibson NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump‘s former personal attorney Michael Cohen plans to tell U.S. lawmakers this week that Trump asked him several times about a proposed skyscraper project in Moscow long after he secured the Republican presidential nomination, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. Cohen’s…

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Trump May Be Charged With Crimes As Part of the Inaugural Investigation

Federal prosecutors in New York are investigating President Trump’s inaugural committee for misspending donated funds from the record $107 million it received. Investigators are examining financial wrongdoing, and are scrutinizing donors who may have written sizable checks in exchange for access to the Trump administration, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Many Different Crimes…

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Trump Panicking As Cohen Reaches New Plea Deal With Mueller

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney, has reached a new plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. According to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, Cohen is expected to plead guilty to lying to congressional committees. “Michael Cohen, Pres Trump’s former personal attorney, reaches new plea deal with Mueller this morning.  Expected to enter guilty plea for…

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Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Granted Immunity to Testify

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Trump Organization executive Alan Weisselberg “was granted immunity by federal prosecutors for providing information about Michael Cohen in the criminal investigation into hush-money payments for two women during the 2016 presidential campaign.” As Chief Financial Officer for all of Trump’s business and nonprofit entities, Weisselberg literally knows everything…

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Trump is Back in Twitter Form With an Unhinged Twitter Storm

After taking a day off for some unexplained reason, President Donald Trump was back on Twitter Sunday morning addressing many of his favorite topics, including:   Attacking his former personal attorney Michael Cohen, Defending his son, Donald Trump, Jr., Threatening to shut down down the government, Demanding Congress give in to his demands on immigration, and Repeating…

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Goldberg Trashes Giuliani For Being Incompetent and Hurting Trump

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer on Friday strongly criticized his current attorney, saying Rudy Giuliani comments on television have harmed the president’s case. The attorney, Jay Goldberg, who represented Trump in his two divorces, said on CNN that Giuliani is “immeasurably” damaging Trump’s case with conflicting statements concerning the truthfulness of Trump’s former personal lawyer…

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Cohen Files For Restraining Order Against Avenatti

The personal lawyer and fixer for the president, Michael Cohen, is now attempting to silence Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti. On Thursday Cohen filed for a restraining order against Avenatti to attempt to stop him from going on television and from speaking to the media about Daniels’ legal case. Cohen thinks that Avenatti’s constant presence…

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Cohen Got $400,000 From Ukraine To Fix Talks With Trump

The British Broadcasting System (BBC)  just reported that Trump attorney and fixer Michael Cohen received a $400,000 payment from Ukraine last June to set up a meeting between Trump and the Ukrainian president. The payment was kept secret until now according to BBC confidential sources in Kiev. Ukraine’s president is Petro Poroshenko, and he used intermediaries…

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Cohen Leaker Says Evidence Went Missing From FBI Files

Before yesterday Ronan Farrow was already famous and had already done some earth-shaking investigative journalism.  But his story that was published in the New Yorker explaining how Michael Avenatti obtained the leaked Cohen financial records will take him to the next level of fame and journalistic renown. When your mother is actress Mia Farrow and…

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