Victory for Trump: Former President Wins Two Major Legal Battles

New York 11/13/21, 17:58

Former President Donald Trump won two major legal victories on Friday, Nov. 12. One was due to Summer Zervas, one of the women who accused Donald Trump of sexual assault, dropping her defamation claim after the former president denied wrongdoing, according to Fox News. Summer Zervas, a former contestant on "The ...

Joe Scarborough tells Michael Cohen to stop blaming Trump for his crimes

Politics 05/06/19, 11:48

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough said Michael Cohen should stop blaming President Donald Trump for his criminal activity and take responsibility for his actions. Cohen began serving a three-year prison sentence Monday, after pleading guilty to charges of tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations. Scarborough referenced an interview with former convict and ...

Michael Cohen reports to prison today

New York 05/06/19, 08:56

The former lawyer to President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, is to begin his three-year sentence today for tax evasion, bank fraud, and lying to Congress. He will be serving his time at the federal prison in Otisville, New York. Cohen, 53, is to report by 2 p.m. on May 6, to ...

As prison looms, prosecutors refuse final meeting with Cohen

Politics 05/04/19, 09:13

For months, President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen tried — but failed — to position himself as a whistleblower in the vein of Watergate hero John Dean. As the time ticked down toward his deadline to report to prison, Cohen also lost the interest of the one group of people ...

Michael Cohen’s usefulness to prosecutors may be drying up

Politics 04/09/19, 10:29

As Michael Cohen seeks another reprieve from his three-year prison sentence, there are mounting indications his usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. Several prosecutors assigned to his campaign-finance violation case in New York have moved on to other jobs, and authorities recently returned electronic devices that the FBI seized from ...

Prosecutor who probed President Trump’s ex-lawyer quits

New York 03/22/19, 18:56

The prosecutor who led a New York probe of President Donald Trump's former personal attorney for the last year is stepping down. Robert Khuzami, 62, who presided over the case that led to guilty pleas by attorney Michael Cohen, will leave his post April 12. Cohen has since been disbarred. A release ...

Trump says Cohen book transcript would prove ex-aide lied

Politics 03/01/19, 16:50

President Donald Trump said Friday that his former lawyer Michael Cohen shopped a book to publishers that portrayed Trump in a favorable light, vastly at odds with Cohen's damning testimony to Congress. In a tweet, Trump said that Cohen's manuscript was a "love letter" to him and that Congress should demand ...

‘Liar, Pants on Fire’: GOP keeps focus on Michael Cohen

Politics 02/27/19, 19:34

A poster propped behind Republicans grilling Michael Cohen set out in five words: "Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!" They sounded angry, whipped off their glasses and threw paper down on their desks as they questioned Michael Cohen about his misdeeds. Republicans hammered on Cohen for being a convicted liar, suggesting he's ...

Update: Trump tries to distance himself from Cohen

Politics 02/27/19, 04:34

The Latest on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 4:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is lashing out at his former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, before Cohen testifies at a public hearing. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, right, leaves after a closed door Senate Intelligence Committee ...

Update: GOP congressman apologizes for Cohen tweet taunt

Politics 02/27/19, 01:07

The Latest on a tweet by Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz taunting President Donald Trump's former fixer, Michael Cohen, ahead of his congressional testimony (all times local): 1:05 a.m. A House Republican who taunted former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen ahead of a congressional hearing is apologizing and says he did not intend ...

White House calls Cohen liar ahead of testimony

Politics 02/26/19, 11:04

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders issued a statement Tuesday, saying Michael Cohen was "going to prison for lying to Congress and making other false statements." "Disgraced felon Michael Cohen is going to prison for lying to Congress and making other false statements. Sadly, he will go before Congress this week and ...

Cohen postpones Senate interview, citing medical reasons

Politics 02/11/19, 17:04

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, Lanny Davis, said in a statement ...

Trump claims Cohen ‘threatened by the truth’

Politics 01/23/19, 16:18

The Latest on the decision by President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to postpone public testimony to Congress (all times local): 3:25 p.m. President Donald Trump claims his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is postponing public testimony to Congress because Cohen has been — in Trump's words — "threatened by ...

Trump: BuzzFeed report was a disgrace to the country and journalism

Politics 01/20/19, 06:18

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Friday issued a public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News’ report that said President Donald Trump’s former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress, according to AP. BuzzFeed, citing two unidentified law enforcement officials, reported that Trump directed Michael ...

Left embraces Trump’s ex-lawyer despite history of deception

Opinion 12/18/18, 20:43

The left has a new hero: former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. In recent days, Democrat politicians and the media have latched onto Cohen, who has turned quickly into a harsh critic of President Donald Trump. Cohen recently pleaded guilty to committing campaign finance violations while working for Trump. After a federal judge sentenced him to ...

The establishment’s full fury against Trump is now unleashed

Opinion 12/14/18, 19:14

Hell may have no fury like a woman scorned, but scorning the Washington establishment produces even greater anger. The establishment’s full fury has been unleashed against Donald Trump and is not about to subside until its goal is reached: the removal of the president from office, either through impeachment or defeat ...

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