Michael Cohen Saga

Two Threads Of The Trump-Russia Probe Collide

Kate Riga explains how former RNC deputy finance chairman Elliot Broidy, a character in the Michael Cohen storyline, is now also part of the Michael Flynn storyline.

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on December 1, 2017 in Washington, DC.
on May 30, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Shera Bechard attends the 31st Annual Genie Awards Gala at the National Arts Centre on March 10, 2011 in Ottawa, Canada. *** Local Caption ***
Sanctioned Russian Oligarch Linked To Cohen Has Extensive US Ties
on May 30, 2018 in New York City.
on October 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Michael Cohen Talks

That’s interesting.

US Prosecutors Cancel Interview With Stormy Daniels For Cohen Probe
on September 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.
on April 26, 2018 in New York City.
He’s Flippin’

In Michael Cohen’s letter resigning his position as a Deputy Finance Chair at the RNC he also took a moment to call the President’s family separation policy “heart wrenching” and said that “children should never be used as bargaining chips.”

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 September 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Lotta Discoverin’

The government has recovered 731 pages of encrypted text messages from the devices seized from Michael Cohen – from WhatsApp and Signal. They’ve also reassembled 16 pages of documents from inside Cohen’s paper shredder. (Paper Shredder best practices fail.) They’re still working on one of the Blackberries they seized.

Meanwhile, Rudy Giuliani, the President’s lawyer, apparently felt it was necessary to explicitly reassure Paul Manafort that a pardon could be in the cards for him after he was sent to jail today.

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)