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Cohen wants sentence trimmed for cooperating against Trump

Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen wants his three-year prison sentence reduced as a reward for providing authorities information about alleged misdeeds by President Donald Trump, according to court papers filed Wednesday in which he said his incarceration is “a ...

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Cohen told legislators Trump lawyer told him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in early 2016

Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.

WASHINGTON – Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former longtime personal attorney, told a House panel during closed-door hearings earlier this year that he had been encouraged by Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow to falsely claim in a 2017 statement to Congress ...

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Cohen claimed he helped bury personal photos of Jerry Falwell Jr. before evangelical leader backed Trump

Michael Cohen, former aide and lawyer to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill  on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, claimed to have helped prevent the release of personal photographs embarrassing to Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. shortly before the influential evangelical leader endorsed Trump’s insurgent presidential bid in 2016. Cohen ...

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Prosecutors refuse final meeting with Cohen as prison looms

Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 ...

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Cohen says he pleaded guilty to crimes he didn’t commit

Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s prison-bound former lawyer told actor Tom Arnold last month that he pleaded guilty to some crimes he didn’t commit so his wife wouldn’t “get dragged into the mud of this crap.” Michael Cohen ...

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Lawmakers explore possible talks about a Cohen pardon

Michael Cohen, personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, exits from Federal Court in New York on April 16, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue

Lawmakers are investigating whether President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was involved in any discussions about possible pardons – which they view as a potentially ripe area of inquiry into whether anyone sought to obstruct justice, people familiar ...

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Cohen’s testimony on Trump dealings will resume next week

Michael Cohen, former aide and lawyer to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill  on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara

WASHINGTON – President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen is due back on Capitol Hill next week to continue what’s been a dramatic series of public and private hearings as he apologizes for lying to lawmakers and divulges what he says ...

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Cohen alleges President Trump knew in advance of WikiLeaks plan

Michael Cohen, former aide and lawyer to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill  on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara

WASHINGTON — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former fixer and personal lawyer, testified Wednesday that Trump knew in advance that the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks planned to publish hacked Democratic National Committee emails. Appearing before the House Oversight Committee, he provided ...

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Cohen expected to tell senators about Trump Russia contacts

Michael Cohen, personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, exits from Federal Court in New York on April 16, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen will start a three-day gauntlet of congressional appearances by giving a closed-door interview to the Senate intelligence committee, where he is expected to detail what he claims to know ...

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The fixer’s secret agenda

Michael Cohen, personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, exits from Federal Court in New York on April 16, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue

NEW YORK – At first, Michael Cohen appeared indifferent as he listened to the group of Republican leaders urge his boss to run for governor. It was the fall of 2013, and Donald Trump was already fixated on “the big ...

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