Tag: Michael Cohen

Cohen Recorded Trump Payoff to Former Playboy Model and FBI Has It [VIDEO]

[Karen McDougall’s interview with CNN] President Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, secretly recorded a conversation with Mr. Trump two months before the presidential election in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Mr. Trump.  The F.B.I. seized the recording earlier this year during a raid…

Trump’s Financial Disclosure Reveals More Than $100k Payment to Cohen

President Trump’s financial disclosure, released on Wednesday, revealed for the first time that he paid between $100,001 and $250,000. to his personal attorney, Michael D. Cohen, as reimbursement for payment to a third-party i.e. Stormy Daniels, though the purpose of the payment was not specified.  A footnote in the disclosure said that Mr. Cohen had…

ATT Fires CEO for “Big Mistake” of Hiring Michael Cohen

The CEO of AT&T on Friday told his employees that the company made a “big mistake” by hiring Michael Cohen to get insider insight into the Trump administration — a decision said to have cost a top exec his job.  AT&T said on Tuesday it hired Essential Consultants to advise it on working with the…

Michael Avenatti: Cohen Selling Access to Trump

 Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, talks with Rachel Maddow about the revelations in a document he published to the web about money paid to Michael Cohen, arguing that the most charitable explanation of what that money was for was selling access to the president. Read the Avenatti’s Executive Summary here

Michael Cohen’s Hush-Money Shell Company Received Up To $4.4M

What Might Stormy Daniels, AT&T, Novartis and a Russian Oligarch Have in Common? Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen’s Bank Account. Michael Cohen’s Hush-Money Shell Company Received Up To $4.4M in a report released by Stormy Daniels attorney. See below. Michael Avenatti, Daniels’ lawyer, released the report Tuesday, detailing $4.43 million in transactions paid to Cohen, many…

Michael Cohen Took 500K From Russian Oligarch

A company tied to a Russian oligarch sent $500,000 last year to an entity that lawyer Michael Cohen used to pay hush money to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump, according to attorney Michael Avenatti. The bombshell revelations, which couldn’t immediately be verified, caught companies and the…

Giuliani Torpedoes Trump on Hannity

Trump reimbursed Michael Cohen for the hush money payment to Stormy Daniels, according to Rudy Giuliani on Hannity Wednesday evening.  Giuliani stated that the payment was “perfectly legal” and was “not campaign money,” meaning the arrangement didn’t violate campaign finance law. “Asked if Trump knew about the arrangement, Giuliani said: “He didn’t know about the…

Cohen’s Lawyer Sends Stormy Daniels Cease And Desist After CBS Interview

A lawyer representing Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, sent a cease and desist letter to the lawyer for Stephanie Clifford, the porn actress who uses the name Stormy Daniels, on Sunday night after Clifford appeared on CBS’ “60 Minutes” to discuss her alleged affair with Trump. Cohen’s lawyer, Brent Blakely, charged that…

Trump Attorney: We Did Talk Moscow Tower Deal During The Campaign

President Trump and his attorneys spoke about a possible real-estate deal in Moscow at least three times, said Trump Organization lawyer Michael Cohen, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. Cohen said each of the brief conversations happened during the presidential campaign and that he received Trump’s signature on a letter of intent for…