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Documents on Trump ex-lawyer’s porn star hush payment released

Michael Cohen pleaded guilty in illegally directing payments to Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal to avert a scandal shortly before the 2016 presidential election.

Trump lawyers’ role in Cohen testimony probed by House Democrats

Cohen says in a statement that 'Mr. Trump’s personal lawyers reviewed and edited my statement to Congress about the timing of the Moscow Tower negotiations.'

Trump’s former lawyer Cohen to report to prison for hush payments

Michael Cohen served as US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and self-described 'fixer' for more than 10 years.

Michael Cohen, Trump’s one-time aide who turned on him, goes to...

'I am not working for the campaign. I work for him. And how come I'm the one that's going to prison? I'm not the one that is sleeping with the porn star.'

New York AG probes Trump projects

The civil investigation was prompted by congressional testimony given by Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen last month.

Trump Organisation sued by ex-lawyer Cohen for legal fees

Cohen's suit claimed he and the Trump Organisation made an agreement that the company would repay his legal costs.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen wraps up congressional testimony

It was the fourth and final scheduled interview with a congressional panel for Trump's longtime lawyer and general fixer.

Trump suggests Cohen hearing contributed to failure of N.Korea summit

While Trump was away at the Hanoi Summit, former aide Cohen was testifying about Trump's alleged misdeeds before US Representatives.

Trump business aides under microscope after Cohen spills

Cohen takes a jab at some of Trump Organisation's top executives, Trump's personal lawyer Jay Sekulow, and pleads guilty to lying to Congress.

Stormy Daniels praises Cohen’s ‘courage’

The porn star claims to have had a sexual encounter with the US president at a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe in 2006.

What legal risks does Cohen’s testimony pose to Trump?

The US Justice Department for decades has held the position that a sitting president cannot face criminal charges, though some lawyers disagree with that conclusion.

Cohen accuses Trump over WikiLeaks, Moscow project, hush payments

Trump has denied any collusion between his campaign and Moscow, dismisses the Mueller investigation as a 'witch hunt' and has said Cohen is a liar and a 'rat'.

Trump’s ex-lawyer Cohen to appear before Congress

Cohen is scheduled to report to prison on May 6 and will have to face questions from Democrats on Trump's business deals and hush-money payments.

‘Chilling’ testimony promised from Trump’s former lawyer

Expectations are high for potentially explosive testimony by Trump's onetime fixer in a public hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee. 

Trump’s ex-lawyer to testify at closed US House hearing

Michael Cohen is set to go to prison in March after pleading guilty to crimes including campaign finance violations during Trump's 2016 election campaign.

White House pushes back after explosive report alleges Trump told lawyer...

Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani calls the allegation in the BuzzFeed report "categorically false" in a comment sent to several White House reporters.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen paid man to rig online polls

Cohen also paid John Gauger to create a social media account to promote himself.

Ex-lawyer Cohen: Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong

Cohen challenged Trump's assertion that he never told him to break the law.

Trump denies directing lawyer to break law

Cohen admitted to charges of tax evasion, providing false statements to a bank and illegal campaign contributions.

Trump’s ex-lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

The lawyer was part of Donald Trump's inner circle who in the past called himself the president's "fixer".

Trump’s ex-lawyer Cohen faces hour of truth

Cohen, 52, is one of several members of Trump's team who have run afoul of the law but the only one to belong to Trump's inner circle.

Trump defends hush money payments as ‘simple private transaction

Trump, in early morning tweets, said Democrats were wrongly targeting "a simple private transaction" after court filings last week drew renewed attention on the matter.

Russian sought ‘synergy’ with Trump campaign in 2015

The unidentified Russian made the offer to Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, proposing a meeting between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

Cohen’s leniency bid fails; US seeks ‘significant’ prison time

Despite coming clean on some of his crimes, federal prosecutors said Cohen deserves a substantial prison term.