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WASHINGTON | Trump lawyer Giuliani rules out Mueller interview with Trump

WASHINGTON— With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with the special counsel. Trump and Rudy Giuliani used Twitter and television interviews Sunday to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump lawyer Giuliani rules out Mueller interview with Trump

NEW HAVEN, Conn. | ‘Truth isn’t truth’ tops list of notable quotes in 2018

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The assertion that “truth isn’t truth,” made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian’s list of the most notable quotes of 2018. Rudy Giuliani’s statement came in an August interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” when he told host Chuck Todd that Trump might … Continue reading NEW HAVEN, Conn. | ‘Truth isn’t truth’ tops list of notable quotes in 2018

WASHINGTON | Trump praises witness who refuses to testify against him

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump praised a key witness in the Russia investigation Monday for having the “guts” not to testify against him, and said his former lawyer — who cut a deal with prosecutors — should head straight to prison. In a pair of politically charged tweets, Trump made clear that he is closely watching … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump praises witness who refuses to testify against him

WASHINGTON | Trump’s bad week: A growing list of allies turn against him

WASHINGTON  — On one of the worst days of his presidency, Donald Trump was chatting aboard Air Force One when the conversation took a detour into gallows humor. Trump was returning from a rally in West Virginia just hours after two former members of his inner circle were found or pleaded guilty, when one passenger … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s bad week: A growing list of allies turn against him

WASHINGTON | A president who demands loyalty finds it fleeting in DC

WASHINGTON  — Et tu, Michael Cohen? Loyalty has long been a core value for President Donald Trump. But he’s learning the hard way that in politics, it doesn’t always last. Cohen, the president’s former personal attorney, this week implicated the president in a stunning plea deal. Days later, word surfaced that David Pecker, a longtime … Continue reading WASHINGTON | A president who demands loyalty finds it fleeting in DC

ALBANY, N.Y | AG looks to open probe into whether Cohen violated tax law

ALBANY, N.Y — New York’s attorney general is looking to open a criminal investigation into whether Michael Cohen violated state tax law. A person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Thursday that Attorney General Barbara Underwood recently requested a criminal referral from the state tax department to investigate and potentially file charges … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y | AG looks to open probe into whether Cohen violated tax law

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Michael Cohen making up stories

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, would probably be willing to testify before Congress without being granted immunity. That’s the word from Lanny Davis, Cohen’s personal attorney, who tells CNN it’s his belief that Cohen would agree to testify again. He … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Michael Cohen making up stories

NEW YORK | The Latest: Cohen pleading to bank fraud, campaign finance

NEW YORK— The Latest on a financial fraud probe involving Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 4:05 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney has entered a federal courtroom in New York where two people familiar with his case say he will plead guilty to federal fraud charges. Michael Cohen sat … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Cohen pleading to bank fraud, campaign finance