Tag Archives: Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen Spills New Dirt On Trump Organization

The New York Times reports: Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, met last month with federal prosecutors in Manhattan, offering new information about possible irregularities within the president’s family business and about a donor to the inaugural committee, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Cohen, who worked at the Trump Organization for a decade, spoke …

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Cohen Granted Two Month Delay On Prison Start

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was granted a two-month extension of his prison surrender date Wednesday after his attorney cited his need to continue recovering from recent shoulder surgery, and to prepare for upcoming testimony before three Congressional committees. Cohen, 52, will now enter prison on May 6 to begin his three-year sentence, Judge William …

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Fox Legal Analyst: If Trump Did Try To Meddle In Cohen Probe, That Is “Clearly An Attempt To Obstruct Justice”

Mediaite reports: Fox News’ Judge Andrew Napolitano said today if the latest New York Times report on President Donald Trump‘s call with former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is true, it’s evidence of “corrupt intent” and “clearly an attempt to obstruct justice” from the president. To recap: the Times reported that Trump spoke to Whitaker a few months ago about …

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REVEALED: Trump Tried To Get Then-AG Matt Whitaker To Put Trump Loyalist In Charge Of Cohen Investigation

The New York Times reports: As federal prosecutors in Manhattan gathered evidence late last year about President Trump’s role in silencing women with hush payments during the 2016 campaign, Mr. Trump called Matthew G. Whitaker, his newly installed attorney general, with a question. He asked whether Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York …

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Cohen To Testify In Closed Hearing On February 8th

Axios reports: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has voluntarily agreed to testify behind closed doors to the House Intelligence Committee on Feb. 8, committee chair Adam Schiff announced in a statement today. Cohen said last week that he was postponing his testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee — originally scheduled for Feb. 7 — due to “threats against …

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Lawyer: Cohen Will Comply With Senate Subpoena

Politico reports: Former Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen will comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee to testify before that panel, Cohen’s personal lawyer Lanny Davis said Thursday. “Of course he will honor the subpoena,” Davis said on MSNBC when asked if Cohen would testify. “But what he will do as a result of the subpoena is a …

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Senate Intel Committee Subpoenas Michael Cohen

Talking Points Memo reports: President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen has been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in mid-February, CNN reported on Thursday. Cohen was interviewed by committee staff in fall of 2017 as part of its ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Since, Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress …

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Lanny Davis: Giuliani Should Be Indicted For Witness Tampering After Intimidating Cohen’s Family [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Michael Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, says Rudy Giuliani should be indicted for “witness tampering” following his comments on national television earlier this week. “Calling out a man’s father-in-law and wife in order to intimidate the witness is not fair game and it needs to be investigated,” Davis told ABC News’ chief anchor George Stephanopoulos in an interview …

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Trump Taunts Michael Cohen For Postponed Testimony

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday bragged about his former “fixer” backing off publicly testifying against him after the president had lobbed multiple threats aimed at his father-in-law. Cohen on Wednesday announced that he was indefinitely postponing his planned testimony before the House of Representatives next month due to threats made by the president to his father-in-law. So …

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Michael Cohen Postpones Testimony Before Congress Due To Trump’s “Ongoing Threats Against My Family”

The Los Angeles Times reports: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, will postpone his hotly anticipated appearance before the House Oversight Committee because of “ongoing threats against his family” from President Trump, his spokesman said Wednesday. Cohen was scheduled to testify on Feb. 7. He’s been the target of repeated insults from Trump and his lawyer, former New …

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Rudy Giuliani Reverses Yet Again On Michael Cohen

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump did not speak with Michael Cohen before he testified falsely before Congress about plans to develop a skyscraper in Moscow during the 2016 campaign, Rudy Giuliani said Monday, backing off previous assertions that such talks may have taken place. The former New York mayor, who serves as Trump’s top lawyer in Robert …

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WSJ: Trump Threatened To Sue CNBC After Michael Cohen’s Failed Attempt To Rig Their 2014 Online Poll

The Wall Street Journal reports: Donald Trump and his then-attorney Michael Cohen pressured CNBC in 2014 to place the real-estate tycoon higher in its list of the country’s top business leaders after Mr. Cohen failed to manipulate the rankings in Mr. Trump’s favor, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Cohen called CNBC and threatened that Mr. Trump would …

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Giuliani Says Maybe Trump Did Talk To Michael Cohen Before Testifying To Congress But “So What?” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Guiliani on Sunday said it’s “possible” that president spoke to his former attorney Michael Cohen ahead of his congressional testimony. “Which would be perfectly normal,” Guiliani told CNN’s “State of the Union.” “So what?” “As far as I know, President Trump did not have discussions with him,” he added. “Certainly no discussions with …

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Mueller’s Office Disputes Buzzfeed’s Perjury Report

CNN reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office is disputing a BuzzFeed report that President Donald Trump directed his then-personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the proposed Moscow Trump Tower project. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not …

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Newt Gingrich Mocks Trump / Perjury Report: Buzzfeed Is Where You Go To Find Out About Martians [VIDEO]

“BuzzFeed is the equivalent of those tabloids you buy at the grocery store on the way out that introduce you to Martians and tell you the story of three stars who had anguished lives that you never knew about. To take BuzzFeed seriously is a sign of how desperate we are for news. Michael Cohen was interviewed for 70 hours. …

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Trump Rages: Cohen Is “Lying To Reduce His Jail Time!”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday accused his former lawyer Michael Cohen of “lying to reduce his jail time” in the wake of a bombshell report from BuzzFeed News that said the president himself directed Cohen to lie to Congress. Trump did not directly address the BuzzFeed article in his tweet, which added, “Watch” Cohen’s “father-in-law!” The source material …

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Giuliani Shrugs Off Trump/Perjury Report: If You Believe Cohen I Can Get You A Deal On The Brooklyn Bridge

Newsweek reports: The president and his two of his children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., also received regular updates about the development which could have netted $300 million in profits, the BuzzFeed report states. But Trump’s current attorney, Giuliani, was dismissive of the claims made by the news outlet. After BuzzFeed claimed that Giuliani’s phone was switched off to avoid …

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REMINDER: Trump’s AG Nominee This Week Said That Suborning Perjury Qualifies As Obstruction [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: When Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) asked President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William P. Barr, earlier this week whether it would be a crime if “the president tried to coach somebody not to testify, or testify falsely,” Barr was unequivocal: “Yes,” the nominee told the Senate Judiciary Committee. “Under an obstruction statute, yes.” Now …

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BOMBSHELL: Trump Told Cohen To Lie To Congress

The Washington Post reports: Democratic leaders reacted with fury and demanded an investigation late Thursday following a new report that President Trump personally directed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about the president’s push for a lucrative condo project in Moscow in the lead-up to the 2016 election. The Thursday night report from BuzzFeed News cites two …

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Cohen: I Rigged Those Online Polls At Trump’s Direction

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls and elevate Cohen’s character to benefit Trump’s presidential campaign, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. In a statement to CNN Thursday, Cohen said his actions were “at the direction of and for the sole benefit …

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