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GOP Rep Deletes Cohen Tweet, but It's Too Late

Rep. Matt Gaetz may have engaged in witness tampering

(Newser) - Rep. Matt Gaetz fired off a pretty threatening tweet Tuesday that he's since deleted and apologized for—but an investigation is still underway, the Washington Post reports. Gaetz's message was aimed at Michael Cohen on the eve of his congressional testimony : "Hey @MichaelCohen212—Do your wife &... More »

Cohen: No 'Peaceful Transition of Power' if Trump Loses

And much more from his testimony before House committee

(Newser) - Michael Cohen began his testimony in front of the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday, and the first words out of his mouth addressed Republican criticism that a known liar, and one who lied to Congress at that, can't be trusted. "I am here under oath to... More »

As Michael Cohen Prepares to Testify, Trump Tweets

'He is lying in order to reduce his prison time,' president says of former lawyer

(Newser) - Michael Cohen's expected testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday was released late Tuesday, and USA Today reports that President Trump responded in the middle of the night due to the time difference with Hanoi, Vietnam, where he's opening his second summit with Kim Jong... More »

Explosive Michael Cohen Testimony Released

He calls Trump 'racist,' 'conman'

(Newser) - President Trump is in Vietnam—and he is not going to have a good morning after he sees the explosive testimony Michael Cohen is going to deliver to the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday. Cohen, Trump's personal lawyer for more than a decade, describes his former boss as a... More »

Michael Cohen Disbarred While Testifying Before Senate

President Trump's ex-lawyer wrapped first day of testimony after 9 hours behind closed doors

(Newser) - President Trump's ex-lawyer is now an ex-lawyer. Michael Cohen was officially disbarred on Tuesday while he was in Washington giving closed-door testimony to the Senate intelligence committee, the AP reports. A New York court ruled that Cohen's guilty plea last November automatically stripped him of his eligibility to... More »

Cohen to Level Serious Charge Against Trump

He's expected to tell Congress his former boss engaged in criminal conduct as president

(Newser) - President Trump is in Vietnam this week, but it's a safe bet he'll be keeping a close eye on Michael Cohen's testimony before Congress. The stakes? It "could be the most damaging for a president since former White House Counsel John Dean helped bring down Richard... More »

Cohen Reveals More About Trump's Family Business

Former Trump lawyer and fixer sits down with federal prosecutors

(Newser) - Michael Cohen's recent meetings with federal prosecutors suggest they're expanding an investigation into the Trump Organization, the New York Times reports. Insiders say that in meetings last month, Cohen talked about the company's insurance claims and was asked about Imaad Zuberi, a political fundraiser and venture capitalist... More »

Cohen Won't Be Reporting to Prison Next Month

Prison reporting date delayed from March 6 to May 6

(Newser) - President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was granted a few more weeks of freedom Wednesday after his lawyer said he is still recovering from shoulder surgery and needs to prepare for congressional testimony before he reports to prison. US District Judge William H. Pauley III approved the delay... More »

Cohen Postpones Congressional Testimony, Again

It's the third time

(Newser) - Michael Cohen's closed-door testimony before the Senate intelligence committee has been postponed "due to post-surgery medical needs," his attorney said Monday. Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, is under subpoena from the committee and was scheduled to talk to the panel Tuesday. Cohen's attorney,... More »

Cohen Agrees to Talk to House Committee

Behind closed doors, on Feb. 8

(Newser) - President Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has agreed to talk to the House Intelligence Committee behind closed doors on Feb. 8, the AP reports. That's according to California Rep. Adam Schiff, who says Cohen will be appearing voluntarily. The announcement comes after Cohen postponed a separate hearing with... More »

Michael Cohen Gets a Subpoena

Attorney says Cohen will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

(Newser) - A Senate committee has subpoenaed President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, a day after Cohen postponed his public testimony to a House committee. Word of the subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee comes from one of Cohen's lawyers, Lanny Davis, per the AP . He says Cohen will... More »

Citing Threats From Trump, Cohen Postpones Testimony

He was scheduled to appear before Congress on Feb. 7

(Newser) - Michael Cohen says President Trump and his team are threatening him—and because of that, he has decided against testifying before the House Oversight Committee on Feb. 7 as originally planned, the New York Times reports. "Due to ongoing threats against his family from President Trump and Mr. [Rudy]... More »

Mueller Sought Evidence of BuzzFeed Story, 'Found None'

'Washington Post' takes a look at what led to special counsel's extraordinary rebuttal

(Newser) - In the days since BuzzFeed's dizzying report that President Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, Robert Mueller's office issued a statement saying the report was "not accurate," and clarity doesn't appear to be emerging. The Washington Post takes a look at what drove... More »

Mueller Almost Never Speaks About His Case. He Just Did

Special counsel offers 'rare' public statement refuting part of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

(Newser) - The BuzzFeed report that had all of DC abuzz was roundly attacked by Trump supporters Friday after it alleged President Trump had instructed former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress in 2017 about efforts to build a condo tower in Moscow. On Friday, a new detractor of the report... More »

After Damning Report, 3 Key Words Are in Circulation

'If it's true.' BuzzFeed story about Trump has DC buzzing with the implications

(Newser) - BuzzFeed came out on Thursday night with a scoop about the Robert Mueller investigation that has most pundits in agreement on thing: It's very bad news for President Trump, if it's true. The latter point is a crucial one, given that the report is based on two... More »

Democrats: This New Report on Trump One of the Worst Yet

BuzzFeed says president ordered Michael Cohen to lie to Congress

(Newser) - Michael Cohen has admitted that he lied to Congress about Donald Trump's ambition to build a tower in Russia. But a new report from BuzzFeed adds a wrinkle that has bombshell implications if true. The report, based on two anonymous law enforcement sources, alleges that Trump, as president, ordered... More »

Trump Reimbursed Cohen for $50K, and the Story Is Strange

'WSJ' reports Cohen wanted tech firm to manipulate polls, didn't pay up

(Newser) - When federal prosecutors charged Michael Cohen with campaign-finance violations in August, documents mentioned the $130,000 reimbursement he received for a hush-money payment made to Stormy Daniels—and tacked on mention of another $50,000 reimbursement made at the same time for "tech services." The Wall Street Journal ... More »

Michael Cohen Agrees to Testify Before Congress

It will be the first major public hearing for Democrats since taking control of House

(Newser) - President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will testify publicly before Congress next month, the AP reports. Cohen's testimony before the House Oversight and Reform Committee will be the first major public hearing for Democrats, who have promised greater scrutiny of Trump. Cohen is a pivotal figure in... More »

Cohen Says He Didn't Visit Prague. Phone Pings Disagree

McClatchy reports cell phone data suggests he was there in 2016, despite his denials

(Newser) - One of the tantalizing—and unproven—allegations made in the infamous Steele dossier is that Michael Cohen secretly visited Prague in 2016 amid the election and met with key Russian figures. Cohen has always adamantly denied it, insisting that he has never been to Prague for any reason, period. Now,... More »

Cohen: Trump and I Knew Hush Payments Were Wrong

Former attorney reiterates that Trump directed him to make the payment to 'help' campaign

(Newser) - Michael Cohen says he knew making hush-money payments to women during the 2016 campaign was wrong, and he says his client—Donald Trump—also knew it. "Of course," Trump's former attorney tells George Stephanopoulos of ABC News , adding that the whole idea of the payments to Stormy... More »

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