• The backstory behind Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's shell company - and who made payments to it

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Allegations of corporate payments made to President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen has drawn scrutiny to Cohen's shell company, Essential Consultants LLC.
    The allegations surfaced in a report called "Project Sunlight," which was released Tuesday by Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her case against Cohen and Trump.
    Allegations of corporate payments made to President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen has drawn scrutiny to Cohen's shell company, Essential Consultants LLC.
    The allegations surfaced in a report called "Project...
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  • Novartis' Statement on Its Michael Cohen Payments Reveals Eye-Opening Detail About Mueller Probe

    Novartis' Statement on Its Michael Cohen Payments Reveals Eye-Opening Detail About Mueller Probe

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    Suddenly sucked into the vortex of Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation Tuesday, companies including AT&T and Novartis were revealed to have wired payments to Michael Cohen through the same bank account that President Trump's personal attorney used to pay a hush agreement with porn star Stormy Daniels.
    Seeking to immediately distance itself from the explosive scandal, Novartis issued a statement Wednesday saying that the drug company contracted with Cohen in February for advice on “healthcare policy matters, including the Affordable Care Act.” The statement also outlined details...
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  • Novartis Spoke to Mueller's Office About Its $1.2 Million Contract With Michael Cohen

    11 days ago - By NY Times

    Payments to Mr. Cohen from the drug firm Novartis, and from AT&T, show how eager executives were to forge ties to the Trump administration.
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  • Here are all the companies that paid Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen, and why they said they did it

    Here are all the companies that paid Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen, and why they said they did it

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Three corporations - Novartis, Korea Aerospace Industries, and AT&T - paid a firm linked to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen.
    The payments to Cohen were made to Essential Consulting and were revealed by Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing the adult-film star Stormy Daniels in her court cases against Trump and Cohen.
    Here's a rundown of how much the three companies paid and their explanations of the payments.
    Three corporations are facing questions on Wednesday after making large payments to a consulting firm linked to President Donald Trump's personal attorney...
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  • Michael Hiltzik: Heads should roll over the AT&T and Novartis payments to Michael Cohen's slush fund

    Michael Hiltzik: Heads should roll over the AT&T and Novartis payments to Michael Cohen's slush fund

    11 days ago - By Stl Today

    Heads should roll over the AT&T and Novartis payments to Michael Cohen's slush fund Influence-peddling is an aspect of American politics that sends up a distinct odor. But what about the other side of the transaction: influence-buying? That certainly seems...
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