That was quick! Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches party to Democrats

US President Donald Trump’s disgraced former lawyer Michael Cohen has re-registered as a Democrat, taking his flip-flopping on his former boss to the logical extreme. Until June, Cohen served as the RNC’s deputy finance chair. Since falling out with Trump over hush money he paid to porn star Stormy Daniels, with whom the president allegedly […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story,’ ‘Gemini,’ ‘King Cohen’

This week’s big Blu-ray release is one of the strangest stories of the movie year so far, an ostensible sure thing that ended up riding a wave of bad press to disappointing box office. (Twist: it’s not half bad.) We’ve also got a killer indie on Hulu, an Oscar-winning documentary on Netflix, and a catnip-for-trashy-movie-fans […]

Michael Cohen says he’ll end hush-money agreement with Stormy Daniels, effectively allowing her to tell-all about her alleged affair with Trump

The shell company belonging to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, agreed to “put an end” to the nondisclosure agreement it has with the adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, CNN reported on Friday night. The company, Essential Consultants LLC, requested that Daniel pay back the original $ 130,000 she received in 2016 to keep […]

Roy Moore is suing Sacha Baron Cohen over his ‘Who is America?’ appearance, and might end up having to prove he’s not a sex offender

Showtime Former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has sued Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation following his appearance on the actor’s Showtime series, “Who is America?” Lawyers for the Republican judge and his wife claimed that Cohen “falsely painted, portrayed, mocked and with malice defamed Judge Moore as a sex offender, which he is not.” According […]

The Michael Cohen controversy reached a climax this week as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and implicated Trump — here’s a full timeline of events

Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week. It marked the climax of the Cohen controversy. Here’s the full timeline of events from it. President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week to a list of federal crimes as the controversy surrounding […]

New York state has subpoenaed Michael Cohen as part of a probe into the Trump Foundation

Investigators in New York state have issued a subpoena to Michael Cohen as part of their criminal probe into the Trump Foundation. As a close Trump confidant, Cohen could potentially be a significant source of information for investigators looking into whether Trump or his charity broke state law or lied about their tax liability. New […]

Cohen bombshell sparks fresh calls for Trump impeachment – but what happened to Russia collusion?

Michael Cohen’s testimony that Donald Trump told him to violate campaign finance laws is sparking fresh calls for impeachment, with #Resistors curiously silent on how ‘Russia collusion’ became ‘giving women hush money.’ The conviction of Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, on tax and bank fraud charges, coupled with news that the president’s former attorney […]

Michael Cohen reportedly balked at paying off Stormy Daniels until the ‘Access Hollywood’ tape was released — and that could cut through his and Trump’s defense

Richard Drew/AP President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly balked at the idea of paying off porn star Stormy Daniels prior to the release of the “Access Hollywood” tape in October 2016. That could hurt his argument that the payment was made to prevent Trump’s family from embarrassment and not to assist his […]

Michael Cohen reportedly claims Trump greenlit the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign officials and Russians

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, says Trump knew in advance that senior campaign officials planned to meet with a Kremlin-linked lawyer offering dirt on Hillary Clinton at the height of the election, CNN reported. The report says Cohen claims he and several others were present when Donald Trump Jr., who […]

White House bans CNN pool reporter from Trump event after ‘did Cohen betray you’ barrage

The White House has defended its decision to bar CNN reporter Kaitlin Collins from covering a Donald Trump event. The WH press service said it found her behavior disrespectful to the presidency and to his distinguished EU guest. The CNN White House correspondent was told not to cover another of President Donald Trump’s events on […]