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Michael Cohen


Legal Experts: Trump Loyalist Matt Gaetz Committed 'Witness Tampering' by Threatening Michael Cohen

"If any of my clients did anything remotely close to what Gaetz did, prosecutors would charge witness tampering and obstruction," said one attorney

Jake Johnson ·


WATCH LIVE: Michael Cohen Testifies Trump a 'Racist Conman' and 'Criminal' Before House Committee

"Donald Trump is a man who ran for office to make his brand great, not to make our country great."

Julia Conley ·


A Conman, a Liar, and a Rigged System

Michael Cohen’s testimony revels how Trump was the perfect candidate for the US’s broken democracy

Peter Bloom ·


'Please Do Your Job': Grassroots Group Circulates New Pledge Calling on Lawmakers to Support Trump Impeachment

"Defend us from a president who believes he can get away with anything."

Julia Conley ·


Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Subpoenaed by Senate Intel Committee

"Well, he has to comply with subpoenas," says Cohen's attorney

Common Dreams staff ·


To Get Beyond "If True" Caveat, Democrats Vow to Investigate Trump's "Potentially Impeachable Offense"

"We know that the President has engaged in a long pattern of obstruction. Directing a subordinate to lie to Congress is a federal crime."

Jake Johnson ·


Another Day, Another Disaster. And Another, And Another...

It’s as if the country’s being run by Beetlejuice.

Michael Winship ·


Updated: Mueller's Office Says Bombshell Buzzfeed Report That Trump Ordered Cohen to Lie to Congress "Not Accurate"

"If the Buzzfeed story is true, President Trump must resign or be impeached," declared Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro.

Jake Johnson ·


In Sentencing Memo, Federal Prosecutors Seek 'Substantial' Prison Time for Trump Fixer Michael Cohen

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, meanwhile, is urging the judge to consider Cohen's contributions to his probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election

Jessica Corbett ·


Trump Lawyer and Cybersecurity Adviser Rudy Giuliani Accuses Twitter of 'Invading' His Account After Typing Error Results in Anti-Trump Website Link

"Giuliani spent 16 years as a security consultant and was originally brought on to the Trump team as a cybersecurity adviser. Be terrified."

Julia Conley ·

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