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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

NEW YORK | The Latest: Cardi B is pre-show winner at MTV VMAs

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the MTV Video Music Awards (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Cardi B walked into the MTV VMAs as the night’s top nominee and already a winner. MTV announced on the carpet Monday night about 30 minutes before the awards show that the rapper was the winner of the song … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Cardi B is pre-show winner at MTV VMAs

WASHINGTON | Giuliani clarifies his ‘truth isn’t truth’ puzzler

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump’s personal attorney says he wasn’t trying to make an existential point about the meaning of veracity when he declared “truth isn’t truth.” Rudy Giuliani’s puzzling statement on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, following one by another Trump aide last year about “alternative facts,” suggested that people in Trump’s orbit … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Giuliani clarifies his ‘truth isn’t truth’ puzzler

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump lists Cohen reimbursement of up to $250K

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s financial disclosure report (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen. The value of the payment ranged from $100,001 to $250,000. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani revealed earlier this month that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump lists Cohen reimbursement of up to $250K