Category Archives: Michael Cohen

There’s a Lot Going On in Michael Cohen’s Sentencing Memo

By Quinta Jurecic, Benjamin Wittes in Lawfare: Hard National Security Choices The sentencing memo of Michael Cohen is a fascinating read on a number of levels: in the quality of its advocacy, in its account of Cohen’s cooperation with authorities, … Continue reading

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Three Remarkable Things About Michael Cohen’s Plea

These developments would, under normal circumstances, end a presidency. By Ken White in The Atlantic Cohen’s plea is only one shoe dropping in a boot warehouse. Who else lied to Congress about the pursuit of a hotel deal in Russia? … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Impeachment, Michael Cohen, Robert Mueller

Are we nearing the end-game? Cohen claims Trump knew in advance of 2016 Trump Tower meeting. Trump Tweets denial.

By Jim Sciutto, Carl Bernstein and Marshall Cohen, CNN 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 … Continue reading

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This may be the biggest shoe to drop from the Trump-Michael Cohen tape

By Aaron Blake of the Washington Post Longtime Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg has been subpoenaed, the Wall Street Journal reports. That should come as little surprise; he was invoked twice in Michael Cohen’s taped conversation with President Trump about … Continue reading

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Should We Trust Michael Cohen If He Flips On Trump?

By Maggie Koerth-Baker of FiveThirtyEight Will Michael Cohen flip? The media have been debating that question ever since the FBI raided the office of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer on April 8. Cohen is under investigation for bank fraud and … Continue reading

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