• New court filing says the Trump Organization approved $420,000 in reimbursements to Michael Cohen connected to hush-money payments

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

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    Prosecutors said in a Tuesday court filing that the Trump Organization approved $420,000 in reimbursements to Michael Cohen in connection to his efforts to silence women who claimed to have had affairs with Donald Trump.
    Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts related to tax evasion, bank fraud, and campaign finance violations.
    Cohen said he broke campaign finance laws "at the direction" of Trump.
    The Trump Organization approved $420,000 in reimbursements to Michael Cohen related to his efforts before the 2016 election to silence women who claimed to have had affairs...
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  • Here's the court document outlining the charges against Michael Cohen

    Here's the court document outlining the charges against Michael Cohen

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

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    President Donald Trump's former longtime lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, reached a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to eight federal crimes in a surreal court hearing Tuesday.
    As part of his plea deal, Cohen pleaded guilty to five counts of tax evasion for failing to report more than $4 million between 2012 and 2016.
    One count of giving a false statement to a financial institution between February 2015 and April 2016
    One count of willful cause of an unlawful corporate contribution relating to hush money payments between June 2016 and October 2016.
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  • Michael Cohen's lawyer says his client has information about Trump 'that should be of interest' to Mueller

    Michael Cohen's lawyer says his client has information about Trump 'that should be of interest' to Mueller

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

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    Lanny Davis, Michael Cohen's attorney, says his client has information "that should be of interest" to special counsel Robert Mueller, following his plea deal with federal prosecutors.
    "Mr. Cohen has knowledge on certain subjects that should be of interest to the special counsel, and is more than happy to tell the special counsel all that he knows," Davis said during an interview on MSNBC.
    In a later interview on CNN, Davis suggested Cohen's tenure under Trump's wing entitled him to details that have yet to be revealed to Mueller and his broader Russia probe.
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