Michael Cohen Saga

U.S. President Donald Trump conducts a meeting with state and local officials to unveil his administration's long-awaited infrastructure plan in the State Dining Room at the White House February 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. The $1.5 trillion plan to repair and rebuild the nation's crumbling highways, bridges, railroads, airports, seaports and water systems is funded with $200 million in federal money with the remaining 80 percent coming from state and local governments.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, right, accompanied by deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley, left, arrives for the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
on January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Et Tu, Trumpe?

Michael Cohen staggers in response to President Trump’s latest attacks. Will he flip. We dig into the latest revelations in Episode #11 of The Josh Marshall Podcast. Click here and listen right here on the site or subscribe on iTunes or Google Play.

on October 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign-style rally at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, W.Va., Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump Turns on Michael ‘Misha 10 Units’ Cohen

Here is a very interesting development which may seem gossipy but goes to the heart of our story. The National Enquirer, which has emerged as a de facto arm of the Trump political operation, has a front page story this week attacking Michael Cohen’s “secrets and lies.” Given the relationship between Trump and the Enquirer, that’s a pretty clear indication that Trump is turning on his most loyal and obsequious servant. Read More

on April 26, 2018 in New York City.
So Much To Digest

Is it Michael Cohen’s naked dependence on Donald Trump (and Trump’s predictably awful treatment of him) or the dispute over how much legal work Cohen was really doing for Trump that is the main takeaway from the big new Cohen profile? I can’t decide.

on September 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.
on April 26, 2018 in New York City.
Special Master in Cohen Case

The judge in the Michael Cohen case has appointed Barbara Jones, a former federal judge, as a Special Master to go through the documents seized from Cohen by the FBI and decide which ones are subject to attorney-client privilege.

We’ll have more on this, and on other developments from the federal courtroom where a hearing on the Cohen case has been taking place, shortly…

on September 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Trump Makes His Lawyers Sad in TV Call In
on October 28, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado.

There was a lot of crazy stuff this morning when President Trump called into Fox & Friends, the Fox Morning Show. A lot of color. But I want to zero in on several key claims or admissions he made about the Russia, Cohen and Stormy Daniels cases. Read More

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: Michael Cohen leaves Federal Court after his hearing on the FBI raid of his hotel room and office on April 16, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)
on March 23, 2018 in Washington, DC.
on April 25, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Hannity and Cohen

Following up on Sean Hannity’s claim that he discussed real estate questions with Michael Cohen, The Guardian uncovered that Hannity presides over a real estate empire valued at at least $100 million. This is not surprising. Hannity reportedly makes $36 million a year. He says he invests most of his money in real estate. If he’s making that much and investing in real estate, it would be surprising if his portfolio were any smaller. Read More

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 3: (AFP-OUT) President Donald Trump speaks during a luncheon with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on April 3, 2018 at The White House in Washington, DC. The President answered questions from the media about illegal immigration from Mexico and relations with Russia. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)
on October 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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