Cohen pleaded guilty this week in federal court in Manhattan to campaign finance violations alleging he coordinated with Trump on a hush-money scheme to buy the silence of a porn actress and a Playboy model who alleged affairs.
Last March, in response to a letter from a group of House Democrats about the Daniels and McDougal payments, American Media general counsel Cameron Stracher declined to provide any documents, writing that the company was "exempt" from U.S. campaign finance laws because it is a news publisher and it was "confident" it had complied with all tax laws.
Mr Weisselberg is an unlikely player in the unfolding presidential drama, a low-profile employee who appeared in The Apprentice as a judge once but otherwise rarely drew the spotlight.
Updated 1:15 pm: Hurricane watch posted for Maui County
The latest track from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center has just about all the island chain inside the "Cone of Uncertainty ". Sandbags are seen near a stairway at the west end of the Sheraton Waikiki hotel in Honolulu in preparation for Hurricane Lane.
"While I am Attorney General, the actions of the Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political considerations", Sessions said in what was seen as a veiled jab at Trump.
Lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Sources confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that Pecker struck an immunity deal with federal prosecutors in NY in exchange for information in the investigation into hush-money payments by Cohen. He was handling them when his son Donald made his mark with Trump Tower in the early '80s, then teetered on personal bankruptcy in the '90s.
A juror who voted to convict Paul Manafort and who is also a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump has some advice for Trump if he is considering whether to pardon his former campaign chairman: don't do it.
And aside from Mr Trump, he is perhaps best qualified to answer two of the big questions about the businessman-turned-president over the years: Is he really worth $US10 billion, as he claims, and what is in his tax returns?
"If there is nothing improper that went on there, Donald Trump has nothing to worry about", Toobin toldCNN. Trump has denied having sex with either woman. But now that a guilty plea by the president's ex-lawyer has implicated the Trump Organization, federal, state and local prosecutors are circling. He told Fox News on Wednesday that he wasn't aware of the payments made by Cohen until "later on", while maintaining they were not campaign funds.
"The only thing I would say to the president is do not do anything rash because Mueller would love for you to fire him, so that you will be impeached", he said.
Browns preseason schedule for 2018
He hit 11 of 20 passes for 212 yards, didn't turn the ball over and converted two fourth-down plays with his feet. Mayfield's National Football League debut got off to a rocky start after some conservative play-calling.
But when she couldn't give him the time he needed or wanted to spend with her, he got upset about that. It would have been nice to at least get an invite to the wedding like he was", Thomas Jr. complained.
At the same time, all current NYU medical students received emails saying the school is offering them full-ride scholarships too. The Wall Street Journal reported today the move is a first among major USA medical schools.
Musk on Tuesday proposed taking Tesla private at $420 a share, about 11% higher than the day's closing stock price. The Tesla board responded to the proposal earlier Wednesday morning, indicating that it is evaluating things.
Erdogan has remained defiant in the face of the crisis with Washington, saying Turkey could turn to new alternative markets. Turkey says Brunson has ties to political groups responsible for the 2016 attempted coup of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The car-sized, $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe launched on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral , Florida. The probe is protected by an ultra-powerful heat shield that is just 4.5 inches (11.43 centimeters) thick.
The S&P technology index fell 0.8 per cent, with Intel down 2.6 per cent after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "sell". Sinclair dropped 4 percent after Tribune Media ended its $3.9 billion deal to be acquired by Sinclair and filed suit.
The suspect arrested following the Westminster terror attack yesterday has been further arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The suspect, a 29-year-old British national, was known to police in the West Midlands but not MI5 or counter terrorism officers .
The reliability of Omarosa Manigault's claims about what's been going on in the Trump White House is coming under some question. At the time, an early Apprentice producer took to Twitter to say "there are far worse" behind-the-scenes tapes from the show.
Whitmer, the first-ever female leader of a MI state Senate caucus, beat back challenges from former Detroit health director Dr. In a sign of Trump's looming presence in the midterms, both winners alluded to the president in their acceptance speeches.
After Manigault Newman told Trump she'd been fired, he responded: "No, nobody even told me about it". The president also pointed out Omarosa only had great things to say about him until she was sacked .
Independent analysts argue the central bank should instead raise rates to tame inflation and support the currency. All eyes will be on the lira when foreign exchange markets reopen on Monday after the weekend break.
Canada has said it is "gravely concerned" about the arrests and has called for those detained to be released immediately. Her brother Mr Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for "insulting Islam" online back in 2014.
Trump's ex-lawyer pleads guilty to charges over hush money
Manafort was found guilty on five tax fraud charges, two counts of bank fraud and one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts. As part of his plea deal, Cohen agreed to file corrected tax returns and pay $1.5 million to the Internal Revenue Service.
Storm Lane South of Hawaii Strengthens Into Major Hurricane
On Wednesday morning, a hurricane warning was issued for Maui County, while a hurricane watch was issued for Kauai County. Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said Wednesday.
Snedeker rides opening-round 59 to second Wyndham win
Snedeker will carry a three-shot lead into the final day of the tournament, but he'll have plenty of work left to do Sunday . Points (67) finished four shots behind Snedeker, while Ryan Moore (67) and Brian Gay (69) were a stroke further back.
Amazon is working on a recorder for live TV
Rumors suggest that the DVR is now being developed at Amazon's Lab 126 R&D center, and we'll probably see a whole lot more, soon. The concept reportedly allows for transmitting the video stream wirelessly to smartphones.
Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronics, lira steadies
The United States is also considering a fine against Turkey's state-owned Halkbank for allegedly helping Iran evade USA sanctions. USA national security adviser John Bolton on Monday met Turkey's ambassador to the United States to discuss Brunson's detention.
Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures
Rather, it authorizes the policies under which funding will be set by the appropriations committees and then voted on by Congress. To curb the impacts, the USA government will providing funding to allow businesses to pay for the technology they must replace.
Erdogan slams US for preferring terrorists as partner
Erdogan appealed to a crowd in the city of Bayburt to exchange dollars and gold for Turkish lira to prop up the plunging currency. European stocks closed sharply lower on Friday amid fears that problems in Turkey could infect other eurozone countries.
Tribune calls off $3.9 billion Sinclair media deal
Sinclair already has 173 stations around the country, including KENV in Salt Lake City, KOMO in Seattle and WKRC in Cincinnati. Sinclair wanted to purchase Tribune Media's 42 stations in 33 markets, but there was a problem .
How Mendocino Complex became California's monster fire
It killed two people, including a firefighter, and destroyed more than 1,000 buildings before being fully contained on January 12. Several thousand people have been evacuated , although some have been given permission in recent days to return to their homes.