Prosecutors request 'substantial term of imprisonment' for ex-Trump lawyer Cohen

Trump lawyer turned federal informant Michael Cohen may be going to jail for a long time, if prosecutors have their way. Prosecutors have requested that Michael Cohen receive a “substantial term of imprisonment” for tax evasion and paying hush money to a porn star on Trump’s behalf. Cohen, who pled guilty to the charges in […]

Bad publicity? Cohen? Russiagate? Many reasons Trump canceled Putin meeting, but Ukraine isn’t one

US President Donald Trump cited the recent incident in the Kerch Strait when canceling the meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Experts who spoke with RT doubt that this is the real reason behind the last-minute move. Officially, Trump called off the meeting because “the ships and sailors have not been returned to Ukraine from […]

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 […]