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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to testify publicly before US Congress

Cohen was sentenced in December to three years in prison for his role in making illegal hush-money payments to two women to help Trump in 2016 in violation of campaign laws, and for lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Tower project in Russia.

Trump's inaugural committee under criminal investigation over fund wrongdoing: Report

The inauguration committee had raised a record USD 107 million for expenses for Trump's inauguration and events associated with it.


Donald Trump ex-lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to three years prison on campaign charge

Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to the campaign finance charge in August and to making false statements in November.

Done with Cohen, federal prosecutors shift focus to Trump family business

Cohen, Trump’s self-described fixer, has provided assistance in that inquiry, which is separate from the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Trump's former lawyer Cohen met Russian who offered 'political synergy'

Prosecutors in Cohen's case said that even though he cooperated in their investigation into potential campaign finance violations, he nonetheless deserved prison time.

Michael Cohen admits talks for Trump over Moscow tower occurred well into campaign

Trump said Thursday that discussions about the Moscow project took place in early 2016, but that he did not know the exact timing of when he decided to stop pursuing it.


Robert Mueller probe gets information from ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

It was the first time any Trump associate implicated Trump himself in a crime, though whether — or when — a president can be prosecuted remains a matter of legal dispute.

New York subpoenas ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen in Trump Foundation probe

The subpoena was issued by the New York state tax department after Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, made comments about Cohen having information regarding the Trump Foundation, which is based in the state, said the official, who requested anonymity

World news wrap: Donald Trump claims hush payments 'not a campaign violation'

In an interview with news show “Fox and Friends,” Trump insisted saying, "Its not even a campaign violation."

Trump, White House deny wrongdoing after Cohen plea deal

Russia has denied U.S. intelligence findings that it interfered with the 2016 election with the aim of boosting Trump and hampering Democrat Hillary Clinton. Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign with Moscow and repeatedly called Mueller's investigation a witch hunt.