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FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. Michael Cohen's tell-all memoir makes the case that President Donald Trump is “guilty of the same crimes” that landed his former fixer in federal prison, offering a blow-by-blow account of Trump's alleged role in a hush money scandal that once overshadowed his presidency.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Cohen memoir casts him as 'star witness' against Trump

Sep. 6, 2020 2:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen's tell-all memoir makes the case that President Donald Trump is “guilty of the same crimes” that landed his former fixer in federal prison, offering a blow-by-blow account of Trump's alleged role in a hush money scandal that once overshadowed his presidency. Of...

FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. Michael Cohen's tell-all memoir makes the case that President Donald Trump is “guilty of the same crimes” that landed his former fixer in federal prison, offering a blow-by-blow account of Trump's alleged role in a hush money scandal that once overshadowed his presidency.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Cohen memoir casts him as 'star witness' against Trump

Sep. 5, 2020 11:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen's tell-all memoir makes the case that President Donald Trump is “guilty of the same crimes” that landed his former fixer in federal prison, offering a blow-by-blow account of Trump's alleged role in a hush money scandal that once overshadowed his presidency. Of...

FILE - This July 24, 2020, file photo shows Michael Cohen, center, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returning to his apartment, in New York, after being released from prison. So-called Son of Sam laws won't keep Cohen from profiting from any part of his book,

Experts: Cohen may profit from criminal exploits in tell-all

Sep. 3, 2020 1:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Michael Cohen testified before Congress last year, Republican lawmakers worried aloud that President Donald Trump's former fixer would parlay the spectacle — and his criminal exploits — into a bestseller. “It pains me that we are sitting here adding another chapter...

First lady Melania Trump speaks on the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Melania Trump tells virus sufferers they're 'not alone'

Aug. 26, 2020 1:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump went there. While others at the Republican National Convention spoke about the coronavirus largely as a challenge successfully conquered, the first lady on Tuesday night used her address from the Rose Garden to acknowledge the pain of lives lost and families upended by the...

FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif. A California court has ordered President Donald Trump to pay $44,100 in attorney fees to porn actress Stormy Daniels. The money is to pay for her legal battle to cancel a hush money deal to stay quiet about their sexual relationship a decade ago. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)

Trump ordered to pay $44,100 in Stormy Daniels legal fees

Aug. 22, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California court ordered President Donald Trump this week to pay $44,100 in attorney fees to porn actress Stormy Daniels to pay for her legal battle over her effort to cancel a hush money deal brokered to keep her quiet about their sexual relationship a decade ago. The order in...

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon leaves federal court, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, after pleading not guilty to charges that he ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme to build a southern border wall. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

A growing list: Trump associates ensnared in legal troubles

Aug. 20, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The arrest Thursday of President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon adds to a growing list of the president’s associates ensnared in legal trouble. Bannon pleaded not guilty to charges that he ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme to build a...

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump appeals as judge OKs Manhattan DA getting tax returns

Aug. 20, 2020 12:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s lawyers moved swiftly Thursday to appeal a federal judge's ruling that granted Manhattan’s top prosecutor access to his tax returns, Trump blasted the long-running quest for his financial records as a “continuation of the most disgusting...

This image provided by Skyhorse Publishing shows the cover of Michael Cohen's new book,

Cohen's book foreword: Trump 'wouldn’t mind if I was dead'

Aug. 13, 2020 10:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen's memoir about President Donald Trump will be released Sept. 8 by Skyhorse Publishing, which confirmed the news Thursday to The Associated Press. The book is called “Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump.”...

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returns to his apartment after being released from prison, Friday, July 24, 2020, in New York. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein ordered Cohen released on parole saying he believes the government retaliated against him for writing a book about Trump. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Lawyer: Michael Cohen has offer to be a political consultant

Aug. 6, 2020 3:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer has been offered work as a consultant and to make media appearances for a political action committee, his lawyer said Wednesday. Michael Cohen hopes to accept the offer to work on the committee’s behalf, attorney Danya Perry told...

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with U.S. tech workers, before signing an Executive Order on hiring American workers, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Washington. A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.” Trump’s lawyers last month said the grand jury subpoena for the tax returns was issued in bad faith and amounted to harassment of the president. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Prosecutor seeking Trump's taxes cites probe of his business

Aug. 3, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City prosecutor fighting to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday he was justified in demanding them because of public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.” Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus...