The attorney, who once represented Stormy Daniels, is facing federal wire fraud and bank fraud charges. Authorities claim he failed to file a return for three years.
NEW YORK, March 25- Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate federal charges alleging embezzlement and fraud in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, was arrested in New York. The other lawyer, an unnamed co-conspirator, was identified by the New York Times and Wall...
NEW YORK, March 25- Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate federal charges alleging embezzlement and fraud in California, was arrested in New York and was expected to appear in federal court late in the day. The unnamed co-conspirator is the well-known...
NEW YORK, March 25- Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate federal charges of embezzlement and fraud in California, was arrested in New York and was scheduled to make his initial court appearance later in the day, authorities said. A former executive at Nike...
The report comes days after Cohen told lawmakers on Capitol Hill last week that he never asked for a pardon from Trump, and that he would not accept one.
President Donald Trump said he is "an innocent man" and also claimed that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is "illegal." The president lashed out days after his former lawyer Michael Cohen testified to a congressional committee.
Rep. Matt Gaetz "personally apologized" for Twitter smearing Michael Cohen, an ex-lawyer for President Donald Trump. The Florida Republican was accused in a complaint filed by the Democratic Coalition of violating ethics rules with his tweet.
The cumulative effect over the seven-plus hours of Cohen's testimony was that Trump, who was in Vietnam meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was left looking both legally and personally exposed.
Cohen vilified Trump's character and accused him of a wide range of wrongdoing, while lamenting his own admitted lies and crimes he committed during his years as Trump's "fixer."
Porn star Stormy Daniels on Tuesday said she was "proud" of President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen as he testified to a congressional committee about hush money paid to her and Playboy model Karen McDougal.
A congressional aide says House Oversight Republicans are not interested in getting new facts from Cohen, who they don't consider credible.
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen on Wednesday was granted a two-month extension, to May 6, of his prison surrender date to recover from surgery and prepare his congressional testimony.
The continued interest by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan presents yet another area of legal peril for President Donald Trump.
Cohen was originally scheduled to testify before the panel on Friday. But Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said the closed-door testimony would be delayed until Feb. 28 "in the interests of the investigation."
Lanny Davis' call for Trump to be censured by the House comes a day after Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen postponed his congressional testimony due to alleged "threats" against his family by the president and Rudy Giuliani.
The mysterious document comes a week after President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison.
Huckabee Sanders opened a rare White House press briefing by saying "we wish General Flynn well," less than two hours after his scheduled sentencing for lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia's ambassador to the United States was postponed.
Cohen tells ABC that Trump had him coordinate the payments, which came weeks before Election Day 2016, because he was worried about the potential impact of revelations about his alleged trysts with the women.
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison for crimes that included facilitating the National Enquirer's payment to Playboy model Karen McDougal.
Trump's lawyer Charles Harder said that the fees that Daniels was ordered to pay amount to 75 percent of Trump's legal feels in the case.