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Melania Trump told Donald Trump she did not think he would win in 2016, former lawyer Michael Cohen told Insider

Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told Insider that Melania Trump didn't expect her husband to win the White House in 2016 Pool / Pool / Getty Images Melania Trump reportedly cried on election night in 2016 after realizing her husband had won. She had expected Donald Trump to lose. This story and many more are a part of Insider's 2016 oral history of how Trump took over the GOP See more stories on Insider's business page. Former First Lady Melania Trump ne...
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Melania Trump didn't think Donald Trump would win in 2016, former lawyer Michael Cohen told Insider

Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told Insider that Melania Trump didn't expect her husband to win the White House in 2016 Pool / Pool / Getty Images Melania Trump reportedly cried on election night in 2016 after realizing her husband had won. She had expected Donald Trump to lose. This story and many more are a part of Insider's 2016 oral history of how Trump took over the GOP See more stories on Insider's business page. Former First Lady Melania Trump ne...
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Michael Cohen says he thinks Jared Kushner has already flipped on Donald Trump

Jared Kushner, right, and his wife Ivanka Trump, the daughter of Donald Trump. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Michael Cohen said he thinks Jared Kushner has flipped on his father-in-law Donald Trump. It comes as NY prosecutors pursue a criminal probe into Trump's business empire. He said it was noteworthy that Kushner's name was absent all proceedings so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said he thinks Jared K...
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Michael Cohen says he thinks Jared Kushner has already flipped on Trump

Jared Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump's eldest daughter. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Michael Cohen said he thought Jared Kushner had flipped on his father-in-law, Donald Trump. New York prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation into Trump's business empire. Cohen said it was noteworthy that Kushner's name had been absent in proceedings so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said h...
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Every Trump campaign and administration official who has been indicted on federal criminal charges

Former Trump Inaugural Committee chairman Tom Barrack speaks at at a pre-Inaugural "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 AP Photo/David J. Phillip Tom Barrack is the latest former top Trump campaign official to be hit with federal charges. The former inauguration chair is charged with lobbying violations, obstruction, and false statements. Barrack, the 8th former Trump official to face federal charges, will plead not...
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Trump aide says they paid actors to appear at his 2016 presidential campaign announcement

The most famous escalator ride in US political history. Christopher Gregory/Getty Images Corey Lewandowski previously denied that Trump paid actors to appear at his 2015 campaign announcement. Yet the first Trump 2016 campaign manager recently told Insider the opposite. Insider reported this moment as part of its definitive oral history of Trump's rise in the GOP. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump's top 2016 aide previously denied the campaign paid actor...
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Trump says he has no financial interests in Russia. Here's a run-down of the decades his businesses have spent trying make his mark there.

Emin Agalarov, Donald Trump and Aras Agalarov attend the red carpet at Miss Universe Pageant Competition 2013 on November 9, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Victor Boyko/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump has often claimed he has "nothing to do with Russia," but that's far from the truth. Trump's efforts to lay down his name in the Russian capital stretch back more than 30 years. His most recent attempt to break ground in Moscow was a long process that reportedly lasted well into...
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Prosecutors' references to Allen Weisselberg's family are New York 'hardball' to get him to cooperate with the investigation into the Trump Organization, says expert

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg looks on as then-U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. Carlo Allegri/Reuters/File Photo Tax prosecution expert Frank Agostino has weighed in on the debate on the Trump Organization prosecution. He told CNN charges against CFO Allen Weisselberg were likely a warning to cooperate. NY prosecutors in July charged Weisselberg and...
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'How come I always get the worst lawyers?': Trump seethed that he had the 'stupidest' attorneys in his second impeachment trial, book says

Former U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Trump fumed that he had the "stupidest" lawyers during his second impeachment trial, a new book said. "Where did they come from? Who hired them? How come I always get the worst lawyers?" Trump seethed. One Trump backer also joked that "We've gone through all the lawyers and are now down to law studen...
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District Judge cites "severe remorse" among reasons to give Michael Avenatti (way-below-guideline) sentence of 30 months in federal prison

This NBC News piece reports that "Michael Avenatti, the brash attorney who had been a leading foe of then-President Donald Trump, was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison for a brazen, botched scheme to extort athletic apparel giant Nike out of up to $25 million." Here is more about this high-profile sentencing: That sentence was much lower than the nine years that was the bottom of the sentencing range suggested by federal guidelines, and not anywhere close to “a substantial” prison term ...
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Trump once told a caller that Rudy Giuliani drank too much, was a loose cannon, and said 'a lot of s---' that wasn't true, new book says

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Trump told a caller that Giuliani drank too much and often said things that weren't true, a new book says. Trump's aides also reportedly believed Giuliani was almost always buzzed or "in the mumble tank." The book continued to say that Giuliani enjoyed unfettered access...
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Michael Cohen Moves To Sue Prison Bureau For ‘Retaliation’ Over Trump Book

Cohen claims he was sent back to prison after release to home detention because he was writing a book critical of Trump.
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Ex-Mueller prosecutor says charges against Trump Org are likely a 'shot across the bow' with more to come

Former Mueller probe prosecutor Andrew Weissman discussed the investigations into the Trump Org. in an interview on MSNBC on May 19. MSNBC Andrew Weissman, the lead prosecutor on the Mueller probe, commented on the Trump Org. charges. He said last week's charges are likely a warning to executives at the company to cooperate. NY prosecutors last week charged Trump's firm and its CFO with tax avoidance crimes. See more stories on Insider's business page. The lead prosecutor on...
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Michael Cohen is suing the US government for $20 million, claiming the Trump DOJ returned him to prison because he refused to stop writing about his ex-boss

Michael Cohen leaving a federal court in New York. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Michael Cohen was imprisoned in 2018 but was allowed in May 2020 to serve out his sentence at home. Two months later, Cohen was returned to prison. Cohen is now suing the US, saying the Trump DOJ punished him for writing a book about Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen has sued the US government for $20 million in damages, accusing Donald Trump's administration of sending him bac...
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Michael Cohen said the Trump Organization's charges were the 'tip of the iceberg' and there's more to come

Michael Cohen. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Michael Cohen said Thursday's charges were the "tip of the iceberg" for the Trump Organization. Donald Trump's former fixer is convinced prosecutors have further charges in store for the company. New York prosecutors on Thursday charged the company and its CFO, Allen Weisselberg. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said that the charges unveiled by Manhattan prosecutor...
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10 Things in Politics: Trump's woes expand 2024 field

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Programming note: I'm out on Monday as we observe the Fourth, but we'll be back Tuesday.Here's what we're talking about:Trump's troubles expand the Republican fieldThe Supreme Court dealt another blow to voting rightsTrumpworld trots out old hat 'witch hunt' to attack new indictmentsOne thing to watch for: The Labor Departm...
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Michael Cohen said the Trump Org charges are the 'tip of the iceberg' and there are more to come

Michael Cohen. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Michael Cohen said Thursday's charges are the "tip of the iceberg" for the Trump Org. Donald Trump's former fixer is convinced prosecutors have further charges in store for the company. New York prosecutors on Thursday charged the Trump Org and its CFO Allen Weisselberg. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said that the the charges filed by Manhattan prosecutors aga...
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The two latest threats to Trump unfolded almost simultaneously

• Takeaways from the Trump Org indictment • See Michael Cohen's reaction to the charges
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Analysis: The two latest threats to Trump unfolded almost simultaneously

• Takeaways from the Trump Org indictment • See Michael Cohen's reaction to the charges
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Michael Cohen Explains Why He Thinks Trump’s ‘9 Lives’ Have Run Out

Trump's former fixer spoke on CNN about the indictment of the Trump Organization and its CFO, Allen Weisselberg.
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What we know about 'Unindicted Co-conspirator #1' in the indictment against the Trump Organization and its CFO

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg exits after his arraignment hearing in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., July 1, 2021. Brendan McDermid/Reuters A 15-count indictment against the Trump Organization and its CFO was unsealed Thursday. Prosecutors reference an "Unindicted Co-conspirator #1" in the document. This person had a role in determining CFO Allen Weisselberg's compensation in 2009, according to the i...
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Michael Cohen says the Trump Organization's CFO should cooperate with prosecutors now that he 'knows what handcuffs feel like'

Trump Organization finance chief Allen Weisselberg appears in a New York court after turning himself in to authorities on July 01, 2021 in New York City. According to reports, federal prosecutors with the Manhattan district attorney's office have charged the Trump Organization, and its CFO Weisselberg, with tax-related crimes. Seth Wenig-Pool/Getty Images Michael Cohen said Allen Weisselberg should cooperate with prosecutors after being charged Thursday. "Weisselberg now knows what han...
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See Michael Cohen's reaction to the charges

New York prosecutors charged the Trump Organization, the Trump Payroll Corporation and Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg in connection with an alleged tax scheme stretching back to 2005, in an extraordinary legal development against the former President's namesake company. Weisselberg, the Trump organization and the Trump Payroll Corporation have all pleaded not guilty. Trump himself was not charged. CNN's Alisyn Camerota discusses with Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen. ...
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The Trump Organization kept 'internal spreadsheets' documenting its alleged criminal conduct, prosecutors say

Allen Weisselberg (C) former US President Donald Trumps company chief financial officer arrives to attend the hearing for the criminal case at the criminal court in lower Manhattan in New York on July 1, 2021. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/Getty Images The Trump Org. illegally labeled cash it paid to CFO Allen Weisselberg as "Holiday Entertainment," Manhattan prosecutors said. But it maintained internal spreadsheets "showing the cash to be part of Weisselberg's employee compensation," the indictmen...
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Trump Org., CEO plead not guilty to criminal charges

By Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays | Associated Press NEW YORK — The Trump Organization and its longtime finance chief each pleaded not guilty Thursday to tax crime charges arising from a two-year investigation into former president Donald Trump’s company. It is the first criminal case New York authorities’ probe has yielded. According to the indictment filed Wednesday and unveiled Thursday, from 2005 through this year Weisselberg and the company cheated the state and city out of taxes by conspiri...
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg Surrenders In Manhattan, Expected To Face Tax Charges

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Source: Trump Org., CEO Weisselberg indicted by grand jury

By Erica Orden, Kara Scannell and Sonia Moghe | CNN A Manhattan grand jury indicted the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, on Wednesday, according to people familiar with the matter. It’s unclear how many charges they include. The charges are expected to be unsealed on Thursday, people familiar with the matter told CNN. The Manhattan district attorney’s office is expected to charge former President Donald Trump’s namesake company and Weisselberg as soon as Thu...
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If prosecutors charge Trump's company or one of its executives this week, the former president can still be targeted down the line

Former president Donald Trump greets the crowd gathered at the Lorain County Fair Grounds in Wellington, Ohio, United States on June 26, 2021. ayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The Manhattan DA's office may soon announce charges in its investigation into the Trump Organization. Trump's personal lawyer told Politico prosecutors assured him Trump would not be personally charged. But charges against executives in a first indictment will likely strengthen a case against Trum...
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Trump's lawyer claims the former president won't be charged in the Manhattan's DA's first indictment

Donald Trump. Getty Trump's lawyer said Manhattan prosecutors don't plan to charge Trump in their first indictment. He also told Politico that investigators don't plan to bring charges related to hush-money payments. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer told Politico on Monday that the Manhattan district attorney's office does not plan to bring criminal charges against Trump in its first indictment, which could...
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