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The bread crumb papers: Why Cohen document dump should worry Donald Trump and others

The bread crumb papers: Why Cohen document dump should worry Donald Trump and othersRedactions can be used to avoid alerting a defendant before he's charged or tipping off suspects in a pending investigation. Who might that apply to?



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Mueller investigation probed if longstanding Trump fixer Cohen was unregistered foreign agent, search warrants reveal

Mueller investigation probed if longstanding Trump fixer Cohen was unregistered foreign agent, search warrants revealNew court filings reveal the extent of investigations Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office conducted against Donald Trump’s longtime fixer and former lawyer Michael Cohen – well before the infamous raid against him took place last year. The special counsel received warrants nearly a year before the raid to begin reading Cohen’s private email correspondence, according to court documents that were unsealed on Tuesday morning and reviewed by The Independent. Initially, the special counsel’s office had launched a probe into whether Cohen was acting as an unregistered foreign agent, an allegation he has not been charged over.



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Records show special counsel zeroed in on Cohen early on

Records show special counsel zeroed in on Cohen early onNEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of pages of court records made public Tuesday revealed that special counsel Robert Mueller quickly zeroed in on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney and fixer, in the early stages of his Russia probe.



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From Russia to hush money: Court records offer new details on inquiries of ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

From Russia to hush money: Court records offer new details on inquiries of ex-Trump lawyer Michael CohenUnsealed court records show authorities began investigating Michael Cohen in mid-2017 and suggest their inquiry is not concluded.



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Michael Cohen ‘could have been clearer’ on pardon talks, attorney says

Michael Cohen ‘could have been clearer’ on pardon talks, attorney saysMichael Cohen's attorney said he "could have been clearer" while testifying about whether he sought a pardon from President Trump.



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Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says testimony 'could have been clearer': lawyer

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says testimony 'could have been clearer': lawyerU.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen’s testimony to Congress regarding any potential pardon for his crimes “could have been clearer,” but he never personally asked the president for such a reprieve, Cohen’s lawyer said. In a statement to lawmakers on Tuesday, Cohen’s legal team sought to clarify his recent testimony amid questions over whether Cohen sought, or Trump offered, a pardon to the man who once declared he would take a bullet for the Republican president but later flipped to cooperate with federal prosecutors. Cohen, who is to report to prison in May for campaign finance crimes and previously lying to Congress, said at a public hearing before a U.S. House of Representatives panel last month, “I have never asked for, nor would I accept, a pardon from President Trump.” Trump himself challenged that claim.



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Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says testimony 'could have been clearer': lawyer

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says testimony 'could have been clearer': lawyerMichael Cohen's testimony regarding a potential pardon could have been clearer, but he never personally asked the president, Cohen's lawyer said.



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NY attorney says feds probing his pardon talks with Cohen

NY attorney says feds probing his pardon talks with CohenNEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have requested copies of communications Michael Cohen had with a New York attorney who broached the possibility of a pardon from President Donald Trump, the attorney said Wednesday.



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Cohen lawyer sends letter to Congress clarifying pardon talk

Cohen lawyer sends letter to Congress clarifying pardon talkNEW YORK (AP) — Amid talk that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen again lied to Congress, Cohen's lawyer sent a letter Tuesday to the head of the House Oversight Committee clarifying Cohen's testimony that he never sought a pardon from the president.



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Trump says ex-lawyer Cohen asked him for a pardon, but he declined

Trump says ex-lawyer Cohen asked him for a pardon, but he declinedU.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who has since turned against him and pleaded guilty to multiple crimes, had asked him directly for a pardon but was rejected. “Bad lawyer and fraudster Michael Cohen said under sworn testimony that he never asked for a Pardon. “Additionally, he directly asked me for a pardon.



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