Tag: Cohen, Michael D (1966- )

Ruling on Trump’s Tax Returns: 5 Takeaways

On Monday, a federal judge issued a ruling that effectively ordered President Trump’s accountants to turn over eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns to the Manhattan district attorney. Mr. Trump’s lawyers immediately appealed the decision, and an appeals court temporarily blocked the ruling. So for now, the president can keep his financial […]

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Trump Ordered to Turn Over 8 Years of Tax Returns to the Manhattan D.A.

A federal judge on Monday rejected a bold argument from President Trump that sitting presidents are immune from criminal investigations, allowing the Manhattan district attorney’s office to subpoena eight years of the president’s personal and corporate tax returns. Lawyers for Mr. Trump quickly told the court they would appeal the ruling from Judge Victor Marrero […]

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Trump’s Justice Department Asks Judge to Block Subpoena for His Tax Returns

The Justice Department on Wednesday asked a federal judge to temporarily block a subpoena from the Manhattan district attorney that would require President Trump to turn over eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns. Mr. Trump has been fighting off an attempt by the office of the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance […]

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Federal Prosecutors Ask Judge to Delay Subpoena of Trump Tax Returns

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan told a judge Tuesday night that they are considering inserting themselves into a lawsuit filed last week by President Trump that argued he cannot be criminally investigated while in office. The unusual court filing suggested that the president’s own Justice Department could take a position on a sweeping constitutional argument by […]

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Trump Sues Manhattan D.A. Over Demand for 8 Years of His Tax Returns

A lawyer for President Trump said Thursday he had filed a lawsuit in federal court to challenge an attempt by state prosecutors in Manhattan to subpoena eight years of Mr. Trump’s personal and corporate tax returns. “In response to the subpoenas issued by the New York County District Attorney, we have filed a lawsuit this […]

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8 Years of Trump Tax Returns Are Subpoenaed by Manhattan D.A.

State prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed President Trump’s accounting firm to demand eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns, according to several people with knowledge of the matter. The subpoena opens a new front in a wide-ranging effort to obtain copies of the president’s tax returns, which Mr. Trump initially said he would […]

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Manhattan D.A. Subpoenas Trump Organization Over Stormy Daniels Hush Money

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] State prosecutors in Manhattan subpoenaed President Trump’s family business on Thursday, reviving an investigation into the company’s role in hush-money payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to people briefed on the matter. The subpoena, issued by the […]

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‘They’re Doing It as We Sit Here’

If you were searching for a metaphor for the withering ideal of American public service — the one that puts country before party, truth before “narrative” or “brand” — it’d be hard to do better than the painful spectacle of Robert Mueller trying, in his halting voice, to sound the alarm on Wednesday about Russian […]

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New Charges in Stormy Daniels Hush-Money Inquiry Are Unlikely, Prosecutors Signal

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Federal prosecutors signaled in a court document released on Thursday that it was unlikely they would file additional charges in the hush-money investigation that ensnared members of Donald J. Trump’s inner circle and threatened to derail his presidency. In […]

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New Charges in Trump Campaign Finance Inquiry Are Unlikely, Prosecutors Signal

Federal prosecutors signaled in a court document released on Thursday that it was unlikely they would file additional charges in the hush-money investigation that ensnared members of Donald J. Trump’s inner circle and threatened to derail his presidency. In the document, the prosecutors said they had “effectively concluded” their inquiry, which centered on payments made […]

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Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] A federal judge in Manhattan disclosed on Wednesday that prosecutors have concluded their investigation into campaign finance violations involving President Trump and ordered that they publicly release some of their files, a new twist in a case that had […]

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A Super Bowl Trip, a Bribery Indictment and the Taxi Industry’s Corruption

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] For decades, Alan S. Kaufman and Tony Georgiton held immense power in New York City’s taxi industry. Mr. Kaufman led a major credit union that lent money to thousands of drivers. Mr. Georgiton co-owned a fleet that operated 550 […]

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Jeffrey Epstein Was a ‘Terrific Guy,’ Donald Trump Once Said. Now He’s ‘Not a Fan.’

WASHINGTON — It was supposed to be an exclusive party at Mar-a-Lago, Donald J. Trump’s members-only club in Palm Beach, Fla. But other than the two dozen or so women flown in to provide the entertainment, the only guests were Mr. Trump and Jeffrey Epstein. The year was 1992 and the event was a “calendar […]

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Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It?

Two years ago, Andrew Intrater’s Manhattan private equity firm was thriving. He had rubbed elbows with billionaires at President Trump’s inauguration. And he had a lucrative investment involving the heirs to the fortune of the musician Prince. Today, the firm is effectively shuttered, and Mr. Intrater cannot get access to his money from the Prince […]

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The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen

MIAMI BEACH — Senator Ted Cruz was running neck and neck with Donald J. Trump in Iowa just before the caucuses in 2016, but his campaign was expecting a last-minute boost from a powerful endorser, Jerry Falwell Jr. Mr. Falwell was chancellor of one of the nation’s largest Christian colleges, Liberty University, and a son […]

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The Mueller Report Is 448 Pages Long. You Need to Know These 7 Key Things.

ImageTelevision reporters in front of the Justice Department on Thursday.CreditGabriella Demczuk for The New York Times The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, produced a report of more than 400 pages that painted a deeply unflattering picture of President Trump but stopped short of accusing him of criminal wrongdoing. Here are seven takeaways. 1. Trump […]

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