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Cohen allegations again raise questions about Sekulow's role defending Trump

Jay Sekulow, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, became the subject of renewed attention Monday evening after newly released congressional transcripts revealed Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen claimed Sekulow knew that Cohen lied to Congress in 2016 about when the Trump Tower Moscow project ended.
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Michael Cohen claims Trump lawyer shaped false statement to Congress

Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project

Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that.The House intelligence committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Cohen from earlier this year,...
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Cohen To Congress: I ‘Believe’ Sekulow Knew About Trump Tower Moscow Lie

Trump attorney Jay Sekulow knew Michael Cohen was lying about the dates of the President’s involvement in the Trump Tower Moscow project, Cohen told lawmakers according to a newly released transcript of his Congressional testimony. In the documents, a congressional staffer asked Cohen if Sekulow knew that discussions around building the Trump-branded Moscow skyscraper “carried past the Iowa caucus into June of 2016.” “I believe so, yes,” Cohen said, before telling lawmakers that he recalled d...
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Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow

He claims Trump's personal attorney suggested making false statements to lawmakers about the Trump Tower Moscow
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Trump's former personal lawyer alleges that the President's attorney knew Cohen's claim about when the Trump Tower Moscow project ended wasn't true

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released a transcript of roughly 15 hours of closed-door testimony from President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.
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Michael Cohen tells Congress that Jay Sekulow knew Cohen's testimony on Trump Tower was false

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen alleges that the President's attorney Jay Sekulow knew that Cohen's claim to Congress that the Trump Tower Moscow project ended in January 2016 was false, Cohen told the House Intelligence Committee in March.
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Donald Trump Jr. Set for Interview With Senate Intelligence Committee

David Becker/GettyDonald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee have reached a deal to meet in mid-June for a private interview that will be limited in time to two to four hours, according to a source familiar with the situation. As Monday came to a close, the president’s eldest son was planning on telling Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and Co. to take a hike. Trump Jr. had a letter drafted and ready to go to inform the Senate committee that he would not come in for an interview, that he ...
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How Donald Trump Jr. and Richard Burr hit an impasse

Donald Trump Jr. is balking at answering more questions about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting and the pursuit of a Trump Tower Moscow project, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN, setting the stage for a clash with the Republican-led committee amid pressure from both parties over the subpoena to President Donald Trump's eldest son.
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How Donald Trump Jr. and Richard Burr hit an impasse

Donald Trump Jr. is balking at answering more questions about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting and the pursuit of a Trump Tower Moscow project, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN, setting the stage for a clash with the Republican-led committee amid pressure from both parties over the subpoena to President Donald Trump's eldest son.
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Trump Goes On Extended Rant About Subpoena Of Don Jr.

Taken aback by the Senate Intelligence Committee’s subpoena issued to Donald Trump Jr., President Trump on Thursday defended his son, leaning on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to do so. “I was very surprised. I saw Richard Burr saying there was no collusion two or three weeks ago,” Trump said at an impromptu press conference at the White House, referring to the committee’s Republican chairman. “My son’s a very good person, works very hard. The last thing he needs is Washington, D.C. ...
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Reports: Senate Intel Committee Subpoenas Trump Jr. About Russia Probe

The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to Donald Trump Jr. over his earlier testimony about the Russia probe before the same committee, according to Wednesday news reports. and NBC reported the news. Ken Dilanian, an NBC reporter, wrote on Twitter that Senate investigators want to ask Trump Jr. about Trump Tower Moscow. The reported subpoena comes after suggestions that Trump Jr.’s September 2017 testimony before the Senate did not correspond to assertions made by Michael Cohen...
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Jingling keys, snoring, a full-time rabbi: what Michael Cohen will find in prison

Trump’s ex-fixer who paid off porn stars on the president’s behalf is to begin a three-year sentence in upstate New York on MondayMichael Cohen is scheduled to report to federal prison on Monday. Photograph: Yana Paskova/ReutersMichael Cohen, the former longtime aide to Donald Trump, is scheduled to report to federal prison on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence.Cohen, 53, was sentenced last December for tax evasion, lying to Congress and campaign finance violations. He becomes the thi...
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Khaki uniform, jingling keys, snoring: what Michael Cohen will find in prison

Trump’s ex-fixer who paid off porn stars on the president’s behalf is to begin a three-year sentence in upstate New York on MondayMichael Cohen is scheduled to report to federal prison on Monday. Photograph: Yana Paskova/ReutersMichael Cohen, the former longtime aide to Donald Trump, is scheduled to report to federal prison on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence.Cohen, 53, was sentenced last December for tax evasion, lying to Congress and campaign finance violations. He becomes the thi...
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A full-time rabbi, jingling keys, snoring: what Michael Cohen will find in prison

Trump’s ex-fixer who paid off porn stars on the president’s behalf is to begin a three-year sentence in upstate New York on MondayMichael Cohen is scheduled to report to federal prison on Monday. Photograph: Yana Paskova/ReutersMichael Cohen, the former longtime aide to Donald Trump, is scheduled to report to federal prison on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence.Cohen, 53, was sentenced last December for tax evasion, lying to Congress and campaign finance violations. He becomes the thi...
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Klobuchar Gets Barr to Defend Trump Over and Over Again

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) forced Attorney General William Barr to repeatedly defend President Trump from evidence presented in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report that he attempted to obstruct justice on multiple occasions.Klobuchar, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, brought up during Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Trump’s thinly veiled threats against his former fixer and personal attorney Michael Cohen, his interactions with former campaign chairman Paul Ma...
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The Longstanding Trump-Russia Unknowns That Mueller Finally Answered

Reporting over the past two years surfaced dozens of mysterious interactions between the Trump campaign’s alleged involvement with Russian government officials and businessmen. The Mueller report, at long last, provided some answers.  Here are some of the key unknowns in the Trump-Russia story that the special counsel’s probe helped clear up. Ineptitude or corruption? The tale of Jared Kushner White House son-in-law Jared Kushner drew scrutiny for his contacts with Russian government off...
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Mueller Report Excerpts: Volume II

Below is the first of two excerpts of the Mueller Report that will eventually appear in Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, Keith W. Whittington, American Constitutionalism (Vol. I): Structures and Powers (Oxford University Press: New York).  The questions are for students, but also for the general public.   Feel free to circulate, but please only use and quote with proper attribution. And let me know if you are teaching and would like an examination copy of GGW. @2019 Robert S. Muelle...
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Mueller’s Reminder That Silicon Valley Isn’t Ready for the Next Election

Trump really was working on a Trump Tower Moscow project through at least June 2016. A Russian lawyer really met with campaign officials, including Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr., after promising an intermediary to deliver "official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary."Others will weigh in on what it all means for the Trump presidency.
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Mueller Called Trump Written Interview ‘Inadequate,’ But Opted Not To Subpoena

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team was not pleased with the written interview that President Trump gave in response to their questions, but elected not to subpoena him to avoid drawing out the investigation. According to Mueller’s report, Trump stated on more than 30 occasions that he did not “recall” or “remember” or have an “independent recollection” of the information requested of him. The Mueller team described the responses as “inadequate” and again requested an in-person interview wi...
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What the Mueller report tells us about Trump, Russia and obstruction

The special counsel found 11 instances in which Trump and his campaign’s actions may have amounted to obstruction of justice * Mueller report latest – live updates * Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution The special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was made public on Thursday, examining potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow and whether Donald Trump obstructed just...
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Trump Was Ready For Trump Tower Moscow Trip During Campaign

Donald Trump was willing to go to Moscow during the 2016 presidential campaign for discussions on the Moscow Tower project, a redacted version of the Mueller report states. The report states that longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen told the special counsel that Trump had opportunities to travel to Russia in late 2015 and in spring 2016. “According to Cohen, Trump indicated a willingness to travel if it would assist the project significantly,” the document reads. “On one occasion, Trump told C...
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The 10 Episodes Mueller Investigated For Signs Of Trump’s Obstruction

As Attorney General Bill Barr revealed during his Thursday morning press conference, special counsel Robert Mueller scrutinized 10 episodes to find possible evidence of President Donald Trump’s obstruction of justice. While Mueller concluded that he did not have enough to charge Trump with obstruction charges, he added the caveat that the President was not exonerated. Here are the situations he investigated: 1) Trump’s conduct concerning Michael Flynn and James Comey In this section,...
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Emin Agalarov Dishes On Trump Tower, Mueller, And His Upcoming US Tour

Now that the Mueller investigation has concluded, Russian pop star and Trump Tower meeting organizer Emin Agalarov feels free to talk, he said in an interview with Russian outlet The Bell. Agalarov, known in the United States for his bizarre links to Trump, rambled on about a wide-range of topics, ranging from a quixotic attempt Trump apparently made to meet Vladimir Putin while at the 2013 Miss Universe competition in Moscow to Agalarov’s role in the Trump Organization’s first attempt to bui...
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Lawsuit: Trump Pal Felix Sater Aimed To Launder Funds In Trump Tower Moscow

Sater helped hide millions in stolen funds in the U.S., including as down payments in Trump Soho, bank's suit claims.
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Schiff Takes The Brunt Of GOP’s Fury After Mueller Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Damning evidence” of collusion with Russia. “More than circumstantial.” A scandal of a size “beyond Watergate.” For two years, Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, seemed to be on every talk and late-night show sounding ominous warnings about what special counsel Robert Mueller might find on President Donald Trump. The California Democrat got the president’s attention — a fact confirmed when Trump turned the congressman’s name into a foul schoolyard t...
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TIMELINE: How Prosecutors Narrowed In On Michael Cohen’s Crimes

Just two months after special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election, his team of prosecutors trained their sights on Michael Cohen. That’s one of the most surprising revelations from the almost 900 pages of search warrant materials in the Cohen case made public on Tuesday. The documents help explain how prosecutors developed evidence that Cohen committed bank and tax fraud, conspired to defraud the U.S., and violated campaign finance laws by...
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Start your Monday smart: Brexit, Manafort, #MyFreedomDay, climate protests

Paul Manafort and Cardinal George Pell to be sentenced. Brexit votes teed up. #MyFreedomDay highlights slavery. Trump Tower Moscow testimony. Students protest climate inaction. NCAA conferences crown champs. Here's what the next six days will bring.
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Cohen Sues Trump Organization for Legal Expenses

Michael Cohen launched a lawsuit against the Trump Organization on Thursday demanding that it honor a contract promising to pay the legal fees incurred from his previous work for President Trump.“The Trump Organization agreed to indemnify Mr. Cohen and to pay attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by Mr. Cohen in connection with various matters arising from Mr. Cohen’s work with and on behalf of the Organization,” read the court filings. “These matters included multiple congressional hearings, Speci...
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Cohen Turns Over Docs Showing Alleged Trump Lawyer Edits To His Testimony

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has given House investigators new documents relating to his bombshell testimony last week, CNN reports. According to the network, Cohen provided documents to House Intelligence Committee investigators showing that edits were made to his prepared testimony in 2017. In the testimony, Cohen lied about the length of his involvement in the Trump Tower Moscow project. Cohen pleaded guilty in November to making false statements to Congress about the proposal in char...
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