Tag: MICHAEL COHEN
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.
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.'
Michael Cohen served as US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and self-described 'fixer' for more than 10 years.
'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.'
The civil investigation was prompted by congressional testimony given by Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen last month.
Cohen's suit claimed he and the Trump Organisation made an agreement that the company would repay his legal costs.
It was the fourth and final scheduled interview with a congressional panel for Trump's longtime lawyer and general fixer.
While Trump was away at the Hanoi Summit, former aide Cohen was testifying about Trump's alleged misdeeds before US Representatives.
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.
The porn star claims to have had a sexual encounter with the US president at a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe in 2006.
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.
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'.
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.
Expectations are high for potentially explosive testimony by Trump's onetime fixer in a public hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee.
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.
Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani calls the allegation in the BuzzFeed report "categorically false" in a comment sent to several White House reporters.
Cohen also paid John Gauger to create a social media account to promote himself.
Cohen challenged Trump's assertion that he never told him to break the law.
Cohen admitted to charges of tax evasion, providing false statements to a bank and illegal campaign contributions.
The lawyer was part of Donald Trump's inner circle who in the past called himself the president's "fixer".
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, in early morning tweets, said Democrats were wrongly targeting "a simple private transaction" after court filings last week drew renewed attention on the matter.
The unidentified Russian made the offer to Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, proposing a meeting between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
Despite coming clean on some of his crimes, federal prosecutors said Cohen deserves a substantial prison term.
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