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Aug 20, 2018, 10:00am EDT
  • May 29, 2019

    Can a sitting president be indicted? We explain with a flowchart.

    Robert Mueller said a sitting president can’t be indicted. This question isn’t as settled as he says.

  • March 8, 2019

    The new revelations about pardon talks for Michael Cohen, explained

    Was there a suggestion that Cohen could get a "pre-pardon"?

  • March 1, 2019

    The week democracy struck back

    The Cohen hearing and Netanyahu indictment news shows that liberal democracy still has some fight in it.

  • March 1, 2019

    Trump’s “love letter” tweets about Michael Cohen’s book deal, explained

    Trump is right that Cohen was shopping a book deal. It doesn’t mean his congressional testimony was made up.

  • February 28, 2019

    What Michael Cohen’s testimony means for the Russia investigation

    Cohen offered intriguing new information — but he clearly hasn’t made Mueller’s case.

  • February 28, 2019

    Why the answers Michael Cohen gave to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s questions mattered

    AOC got Cohen to name names — and help build a case for getting Trump’s tax returns.

  • February 28, 2019

    Trump is “impressed” that Cohen said “no collusion.” But Cohen didn’t say that.

    In Vietnam, the president responds to his former lawyer’s testimony by mischaracterizing it.

  • February 27, 2019

    Michael Cohen’s testimony could be bad news for Donald Trump Jr.

    Cohen’s account of Trump Tower Moscow doesn’t seem to square with what Trump Jr. told Congress.

  • February 27, 2019

    This Cohen hearing fight was everything wrong with how America talks about “racism”

    An argument about whether Trump is "a racist" became a heated fight between House Democrats and Republicans.

  • February 27, 2019

    Michael Cohen’s parting shot: I fear what happens if Trump loses in 2020

    "This behavior denigrates the office of the president, and it’s simply un-American."

  • February 27, 2019

    How Trump used charitable funds and a fake bidder to buy a portrait of himself

    The use of a straw bidder to buy art isn’t unusual (but using charitable funds to do so is).

  • February 27, 2019

    Stormy Daniels thanks Michael Cohen for his “courage, at long last”

    Daniels responded to Cohen’s testimony, asking if he "believed her now" when she said the president’s words put her danger.

  • February 27, 2019

    This video of Trump saying he knew nothing about Stormy Daniels payment is very awkward now

    In April 2018, Trump said he knew nothing. Michael Cohen’s testimony suggests he lied.

  • February 27, 2019

    Republicans can’t defend Trump against the substance of Cohen’s attacks

    All they can do is try to paint Cohen as a liar.

  • February 27, 2019

    Michael Cohen: I probably threatened people for Trump hundreds of times

    Cohen estimated that he threatened litigation or got into arguments on his former client’s behalf more than 500 times.

  • February 27, 2019

    Michael Cohen cryptically refers to even more investigations into President Trump

    "This topic is being investigated right now by the Southern District of New York."

  • February 27, 2019

    Read the full transcript of Michael Cohen’s opening remarks to Congress

    "He is a racist. He is a con man. He is a cheat," Cohen says of Trump.

  • February 27, 2019

    All the documents Michael Cohen brought to back up his House Oversight testimony

    Included: Trump’s Stormy Daniels reimbursement checks.

  • February 27, 2019

    Trump Tower Moscow, and Michael Cohen’s lies about it, explained

    Everything you need to know about Trump’s efforts to do business in Russia.

  • February 27, 2019

    Michael Cohen: I threatened Fordham to keep quiet about Trump’s SAT scores and grades

    In 2015, Cohen wrote a letter to Trump’s alma mater demanding that the candidate’s grades and SAT scores be sealed.

  • February 27, 2019

    Michael Cohen: “Individual 1 is Donald J. Trump”

    Confirming to Congress what everyone already knew.

  • February 27, 2019

    The Michael Cohen-Stormy Daniels subplot, explained

    Cohen’s hush money payments to Daniels are on the agenda at his House hearing on Wednesday.

  • February 27, 2019

    Michael Cohen’s opening statement makes explosive claims about Trump, WikiLeaks, and more

    Cohen claims he heard Stone tell Trump, on speakerphone, about Julian Assange’s plans.

  • February 26, 2019

    Rep. Matt Gaetz threatens Michael Cohen on Twitter in advance of his testimony

    "Hey Michael Cohen - Do your wife & father-in-law know about your girlfriends?"

  • February 26, 2019

    Michael Cohen reportedly plans to accuse Trump of crimes in House testimony

    Cohen’s lawyer says Trump’s longtime fixer has the receipts to back up his claims.

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