Cohen Drops Two Lawsuits Over Steele Dossier

President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen has dropped a pair of lawsuits against news outlet Buzzfeed and political research firm Fusion GPS over allegations made in a report compiled by a former British intelligence officer. The now famous Steele dossier was commissioned by Fusion GPS and published by Buzzfeed in January 2017. The report claims […]

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McConnell Says There Will Be No Bill to Protect Mueller

A group of bipartisan Senators have drafted a bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. The Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act would ensure that Mueller could only be fired for “good cause” by a senior Justice Department official, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has no intention of […]

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Judge Denies President’s Request to Keep Documents Private

Attorney Michael Cohen had a request to keep seized documents from being viewed by federal prosecutors denied on Monday in a blow to his defense and to his highest-profile client, President Trump. FBI agents raided an office and a hotel room used by Cohen last week, and seized tax documents, business records and correspondence between […]

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President’s Team Worries About Recordings Between He and His Attorney

Close associates of President Trump’s are worried recordings made by his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were seized in raids on his offices earlier this week. FBI agents raided space Mr. Cohen uses in the offices of another law firm located in Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, as well as in a hotel room where Cohen […]

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Law Enforcement Raids Offices of President’s Attorney

FBI agents have raided the offices of Michael Cohen, personal attorney to President Trump, yesterday in a dramatic development. The raids were confirmed by Stephen Ryan, an attorney for Mr. Cohen, who said the raids were related, at least in part, to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. […]

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Vladimir Putin Responds to Facebook Shutting Down 270 Russian Accounts Involved in Scandal

Social media giant Facebook has announced the deletion of more than 270 accounts reportedly operated by the Internet Research Agency, a Russian disinformation operation. All in all, 138 pages, seventy-five accounts and sixty-five Instagram accounts to tide the IRA were removed. “The IRA has repeatedly used complex networks of inauthentic accounts to deceive and manipulate […]

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Dutch Lawyer First to be Sentenced in Russia Probe

A Dutch lawyer is the first person to be sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Attorney Alex van der Zwaan has been sentenced to thirty days in prison and was ordered to pay $20,000 in fines. Van der Zwaan pleaded guilty in February to lying […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Forgoes Appointing a Second Special Counsel to Look into FISA, Other Abuses at FBI, DOJ

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided not to appoint a second special counsel to investigate alleged abuses by the FBI and the Department of Justice regarding the obtaining of FISA warrants to surveille the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election, as well as other issues like the conduct of the Hillary Clinton email scandal. […]

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