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Michael Cohen assails former boss Donald Trump in 7 hour US Congress testimony: 'I lied for him and I lost everything'
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Michael Cohen assails former boss Donald Trump in 7 hour US Congress testimony: 'I lied for him and I lost everything'

In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the US president's former lawyer Michael Cohen on Wednesday cast him as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex, and lied throughout the 2016 election campaign about his business interests in Russia.

Michael Cohen, in marathon 7-hour testimony, calls Donald Trump all this and more: 'Mobster, cheat, racist, conman'
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Michael Cohen, in marathon 7-hour testimony, calls Donald Trump all this and more: 'Mobster, cheat, racist, conman'

He carried out the boss' wishes. He understood "the code." He was blindly loyal — but now he's considered a rat. Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen spoke at length Wednesday about his life in the president's inner circle, but the most vivid descriptor came in just six words. Trump ran his operation "much like a mobster would do," Cohen said.

Michael Cohen testimony in US Congress updates: 'Donald Trump is a racist, conman and cheat; my loyalty to him cost me everything'
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Michael Cohen testimony in US Congress updates: 'Donald Trump is a racist, conman and cheat; my loyalty to him cost me everything'

There'll be much talk of a "rat," hush money for onetime paramours and the 2016 presidential campaign. But did US president Donald Trump break the law? That's the key question Michael Cohen will be expected to answer with documents on Wednesday during a Capitol Hill drama that sounds more like a mobster movie every day. Trump's formal personal lawyer and "fixer" is set to go public before a Democrat-led House panel and talk about the decade in which he would "take a bullet" for his boss.

Michael Cohen will accuse Donald Trump of lying, racism and cheating in blockbuster testimony February 27
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Michael Cohen will accuse Donald Trump of lying, racism and cheating in blockbuster testimony February 27

US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is expected to give a behind-the-scenes account of what he will claim is Trump's lying, racism and cheating, and possibly even criminal conduct, when he testifies publicly before a House committee on Wednesday, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

Michael Cohen will testify to US Congress on how he ran Donald Trump dirty tricks department: All you need to know
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Michael Cohen will testify to US Congress on how he ran Donald Trump dirty tricks department: All you need to know

US president Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen will finally surface before the country's high powered Congress committees starting next Tuesday and dish out dirt on the chief occupant of the White House in what promises to make for remarkable television moments even by the parallel reality standards of the Trump era

Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer
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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer

A Senate committee has subpoenaed US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, his attorney said Thursday, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand related to the Russia investigation.

Can Donald Trump be indicted while in the White House? Prosecutors say case against Trump is 'way beyond Watergate level already'
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Can Donald Trump be indicted while in the White House? Prosecutors say case against Trump is 'way beyond Watergate level already'

Can US President Donald Trump be indicted while in office? After Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen implicated the US president in a criminal case and is now going to jail for 36 months, this is the hottest question in American politics right now.

Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'
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Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'

US president Donald Trump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections. Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the U.S. electoral system seriously enough, particularly Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race.

Tell-all book 'Fear' sets up Donald Trump-Bob Woodward clash of titans as White House heavyweights scurry for cover
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Tell-all book 'Fear' sets up Donald Trump-Bob Woodward clash of titans as White House heavyweights scurry for cover

It's not clear whether US President Donald Trump has much to fear from "Fear" itself. But the book of that name has set off a yes-no war between author Bob Woodward and the president, using all the assets they can muster.

Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'
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Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'

Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy.

'Up all night': Donald Trump is unraveling after the Cohen bombshell and it's looking far too much like Nixon's final days
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'Up all night': Donald Trump is unraveling after the Cohen bombshell and it's looking far too much like Nixon's final days

If someone were to write a book on how the end of this Presidency began, it would start with Trump tweeting, in all CAPS, at 1 in the morning after Cohen’s guilty plea. It’s looking more and more like the last days of Nixon, when he grew lonely and isolated and the walls closed in.

After the Michael Cohen bombshell comes this: National Enquirer hid in a safe damaging Trump stories it killed, hush money payments
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After the Michael Cohen bombshell comes this: National Enquirer hid in a safe damaging Trump stories it killed, hush money payments

The National Enquirer kept a safe containing documents on hush money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cozy relationship with Donald Trump leading up to the 2016 presidential election, people familiar with the arrangement told The Associated Press.

US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump faces real political threats from fixers, foes, women with lawsuits and tapes
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US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump faces real political threats from fixers, foes, women with lawsuits and tapes

The Russia probe. His former lawyer's records — and memory. Two women with lawsuits. A third with tapes. US president Donald Trump is facing real political threats following one electrifying hour Tuesday that brought a plea deal by his onetime lawyer, Michael Cohen, and the conviction of Paul Manafort, the former chairman of the his 2016 presidential campaign.