Josh Kovensky is a reporter for Talking Points Memo in New York City. He previously worked for the Kyiv Post in Ukraine, covering politics, business, and corruption there. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.
The judge overseeing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s D.C. case won’t change her ruling that the 69-year old lied to investigators about his contacts with an alleged Russian spy, according to a Friday court order.
Michael Cohen’s testimony yesterday was shocking, if not surprising. But what does one of the key characters to work with Cohen during one of the biggest scandals he discussed — the Trump Tower Moscow project — think about the whole thing?
It’s one of the world’s biggest embezzlement cases, featuring a global hunt for $6 billion stolen from a Kazakh bank that’s led investigators to Russia, a Trump Manhattan property, and a dawn raid along the French riviera.
The attorney general for the District of Columbia is the latest to jump into an investigation of Trump’s inaugural committee, subpoenaing the committee this week over whether it “improperly provided private benefit,” the New York Times reports.
Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen said Wednesday that he used his home equity line of credit to send hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels so that he wouldn’t have to explain the payment to his wife.