Tag: Michael Cohen

Donald Trump’s ‘fixer’ Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

 

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to being a liar and Trump is his echo (ODT)

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former longtime personal lawyer, has admitted to lying to the US Congress in a guilty plea filed to a New York courtroom in a surprise appearance.
Key points

Mr Cohen admits to lying to a US Congress Committee about a Moscow Trump Tower
Tower negotiations were underway during Mr Trump’s Presidential bid
The President responded by labelling Mr Cohen a “liar” and a “weak person”

via Donald Trump’s ‘fixer’ Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Bombshell Report: Michael Cohen Claims Trump Knew About Infamous Trump Tower Meeting – Mother Jones

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, claims that then-candidate Trump knew in advance about the June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower in which Russians were expected to offer his campaign dirt on Hillary Clinton, sources with knowledge tell CNN. Cohen is willing to make that assertion to special counsel Robert Mueller, the sources said.

Cohen’s claim would contradict repeated denials by Trump, Donald Trump Jr., their lawyers and other administration officials who have said that the President knew nothing about the Trump Tower meeting until he was approached about it by The New York Times in July 2017.

via Bombshell Report: Michael Cohen Claims Trump Knew About Infamous Trump Tower Meeting – Mother Jones

Michael Cohen recorded Trump discussing payments to Playboy model

Federal investigators have an audio recording in which then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and his personal attorney Michael Cohen discussed in late 2016 making payments for the story of Playboy centrefold Karen McDougal, who allegedly had an extramarital affair with Trump, according to two people familiar with the tape.

via Michael Cohen recorded Trump discussing payments to Playboy model

Oops! Trump Puts Himself In Legal Jeopardy In Fox & Friends Rant | Crooks and Liars

TRUMP: A percentage of the legal work, a tiny, tiny fraction, but Michael would represent me, and represent me on some things. He represents me with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal. He represented me and, you know, from what I see, he did absolutely nothing wrong. There were no campaign funds.

via Oops! Trump Puts Himself In Legal Jeopardy In Fox & Friends Rant | Crooks and Liars