Avenatti did not testify, but his lawyers said he was following the wishes of an amateur youth basketball league director who wanted him to force Nike to fire corrupt executives and fix its culture. …
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
President Trump initially insisted he was unaware of the hush money payments that his former attorney, Michael Cohen, orchestrated to women who claimed they had affairs with Trump. Trump denies the allegations.
By Jim Mustian, Associated Press
Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty last year to violating campaign finance law by arranging payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and Playboy centerfold Karen McDougal after they claimed they had affairs with Trump.
By Associated Press
Federal prosecutors in New York City say Michael Avenatti used a doctored document to divert about $300,000 that Daniels was supposed to get from a book deal.
By Jim Mustian, Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
The lawyer who represented porn actress Stormy Daniels is facing charges that he stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on his taxes and lied to investigators.
By Yamiche Alcindor
Michael Cohen, on Wednesday, plans to present at least one check showing that President Donald Trump personally reimbursed him for hush money payments made to adult film star Stephanie Clifford, known as Stormy Daniels, during the 2016 campaign in order…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Michael R. Sisak, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the president’s former lawyer on Wednesday cast him as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex, and lied throughout…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
In an interview with ABC News, Michael Cohen said he paid off two women because Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories "would affect the election."…
Documents from New York prosecutors and special counsel Robert Mueller's team Friday provide more information on Cohen's contributions to the special counsel's ongoing Russia investigation.
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