In the wake of Trump's election, corporate clients paid Cohen at least $2.95 million through a company called Essential Consultants, according to figures confirmed by the companies. Essential Consultants was the same company Cohen used in October 2016 to route money to Daniels in exchange for her agreement not to disclose an alleged affair with Trump.The corporate payments he received demonstrate how Cohen was able to turn his ties with the new president into money-making opportunities, despite Trump's campaign pledges to "drain the swamp."AT&T and the pharmaceutical company Novartis, another Cohen client, said this week that they provided information about their dealings with Trump's lawyer to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III last year. Cohen is also under investigation by prosecutors in New York for possible bank fraud and campaign finance violations.The $600,000 that flowed to Cohen from AT&T was the equivalent of 3.5 percent of the $16.8 million the company spent on … [Read more...] about AT&T’s $600K contract with Trump attorney asked for merger advice, Washington Post reports
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, was paid $600,000 by AT&T. (Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images) by Rosalind S. Helderman, Brian Fung and Tom Hamburger by Rosalind S. Helderman, Brian Fung and Tom Hamburger Email the author May 10 Email the author Three days after President Trump was sworn into office, the telecom giant AT&T turned to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, for help on a wide portfolio of issues pending before the federal government — including the company’s proposed merger with Time Warner, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. The … [Read more...] about Cohen’s $600,000 deal with AT&T specified he would advise on Time Warner merger, internal company records show
With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Republican members of the House fared especially poorly Tuesday in primaries across four states, offering fresh evidence that this fall will bring another change election and a new batch of outsiders promising to shake up Washington. North Carolina Rep. Robert Pittenger was felled by former Baptist pastor Mark Harris despite a massive spending advantage, an outcome that caught D.C. Republicans off guard. Harris portrayed the third-term lawmaker as a creature of “the swamp” and relentlessly hammered him over his March vote for the $1.3 trillion spending bill. Pittenger is the first incumbent of either party to be forced out of Congress this year. In the primary to take on Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly (D), wealthy businessman Mike Braun won an upset over two GOP congressmen, Todd Rokita and Luke Messer, who have been rivals since college and spent months beating the tar out of each other. In West Virginia, Rep. Evan … [Read more...] about The Daily 202: Primary results confirm 2018 is a terrible year to be a House Republican
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Switch by Brian Fung by Brian Fung Email the author April 18 Email the author The Time Warner building in New York. (Eric Thayer/Reuters) Time Warner chief executive Jeff Bewkes denied Wednesday that AT&T will raise the price of TV channels such as CNN and TBS as a result of the two companies’ $85 billion merger, calling the Justice Department’s landmark case to block the deal “ridiculous.” “I think it’s ridiculous,” he said. “It’s not how this works.” Testifying in federal court, Bewkes alleged that the tech industry — propelled … [Read more...] about Time Warner CEO calls the government’s case against AT&T ‘ridiculous’
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Will AT&T block Mississippi residents from technology? For Mississippi, AT&T’s protest is one more example of the company putting its own profits ahead of its customers. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Hu Meena, Guest Columnist Published 9:53 a.m. CT April 4, 2018 | Updated 12:00 p.m. CT April 4, 2018 CLOSE AT&T says it will launch 5G in a dozen cities in 2018. Time CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Every day, Mississippi’s public safety officials, teachers, … [Read more...] about Will AT&T block Mississippi residents from technology?