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Michael Cohen, Trump's Former Lawyer, Expected To Enter Plea Agreement

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Michael Cohen, former longtime lawyer for President Trump, is expected to enter into a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in New York. It's unclear the parameters of the agreement.
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Michael Cohen strikes plea deal with prosecutors

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's combative former personal lawyer, has entered into a plea deal with federal prosecutors in New York, a source close to Cohen said Tuesday. Cohen is expected to appear at 4 p.m. in federal court in Manhattan Tuesday afternoon to formally offer his guilty plea to a federal judge. Prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York have been investigating Cohen for months over allegations of tax fraud, bank fraud and campaign finance violations stemming from hush payments he arranged to women, including adult-film star...
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Poll: Nearly 6-In-10 To Closely Watch Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing; Many Undecided...

Poll: Nearly 6-In-10 To Closely Watch Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing; Many Undecided On Truth

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows a tight contest for credibility between Christine Blasey Ford and high court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But 42 percent are unsure who is... Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Brett Kavanaugh Vote For Friday

Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Brett Kavanaugh Vote For Friday

The committee vote is being set for the day after Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford are to testify. Read more ...

White House 'Open' to Hearing From Second Kavanaugh Accuser

White House 'Open' to Hearing From Second Kavanaugh Accuser

Ahead of Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president is open to adding... Read more ...

Brett Kavanaugh Claims Past Virginity As Defense Against Sexual Assault Claims

Brett Kavanaugh Claims Past Virginity As Defense Against Sexual Assault Claims

The Supreme Court nominee said he can't have been a predator because he was a virgin in high school. Read more ...

Trump Pauses UN Speech, Surprised by Laughter

Trump Pauses UN Speech, Surprised by Laughter

President Trump was addressing the UN Tuesday morning, and he got an unexpected reaction from an early boast: laughter. "In less than two years, my administration has... Read more ...

Beto O'Rourke Defends Senate Rival Ted Cruz After Restaurant Heckling Incident

Beto O'Rourke Defends Senate Rival Ted Cruz After Restaurant Heckling Incident

“The Cruz family should be treated with respect,” O'Rourke said. Read more ...

April Freeman, Florida Democratic Congressional Candidate, Dies Unexpectedly

April Freeman, Florida Democratic Congressional Candidate, Dies Unexpectedly

Freeman, 54, had been running in the state's 17th Congressional District. Read more ...

Dallas Police Fire Officer Who Killed Botham Jean In His Own Home

Dallas Police Fire Officer Who Killed Botham Jean In His Own Home

Officer Amber Guyger was already charged with manslaughter in the shooting. Read more ...

Donald Trump: 'Absolute No' On Puerto Rican Statehood Bid If San Juan Mayor...

Donald Trump: 'Absolute No' On Puerto Rican Statehood Bid If San Juan Mayor Stays

The president tore into Carmen Yulín Cruz and lamented that he never got a thank you for his response to Hurricane Maria. Read more ...

Federal Government's Interest Costs Set to Triple in 10 Years

Federal Government's Interest Costs Set to Triple in 10 Years

If, in the year 2028, the US needs to fix a bridge or combat a potential recession, Uncle Sam might have to dig around in the Treasury Department's couch cushions. That's... Read more ...