Michael Cohen (lawyer)

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Michael Dean Cohen (born August 25, 1966) is an American convicted felon, former attorney, who was a lawyer for Donald Trump from 2006 until May 2018.wikipedia
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Fixer (person)

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Cohen was a vice-president of The Trump Organization, and the personal counsel to Trump, and was often described by media as Trump's "fixer".
For example, Michael Cohen was officially Donald Trump's personal attorney, but press accounts commonly describe him as Trump's fixer.

Special Counsel investigation (2017–2019)

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Trump employed Cohen until May 2018, a year after the Special Counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections began.
This project was facilitated by Michael Cohen, then an attorney for the Trump Organization, and from January 2017 to May 2018 Trump's personal attorney.

Trump Tower Moscow

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In November 2018, Cohen entered a second guilty plea for lying to a Senate committee about efforts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
Michael Cohen testified February 2019 Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump were regularly briefed about a proposed Trump Tower in Moscow.

Darrell C. Scott

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In 2016, he was a co-founder, along with Darrell C. Scott, of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump.
He is a co-founder, along with Michael D. Cohen, and board member of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump.

Trump–Russia dossier

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The Trump–Russia dossier, published in January 2017, alleges that Cohen met with Russian officials in Prague, Czech Republic in 2016 with the objective of paying those who had hacked the DNC and to "cover up all traces of the hacking operation".
One allegation against Michael Cohen was dismissed by the Mueller Report using Cohen's own words.

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He attended Woodmere Academy and received his BA from American University in 1988 and his JD from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1991.

Federal Correctional Institution, Otisville

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He reported to the federal prison near Otisville, New York on May 6, 2019.

Felix Sater

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In late January 2017, Cohen met with Ukrainian opposition politician Andrey Artemenko and Felix Sater at the Loews Regency in Manhattan to discuss a plan to lift sanctions against Russia.
During the 2015-16 American presidential campaign, Sater worked with Michael Cohen, former attorney for The Trump Organization, to broker a deal to build a Trump Tower Moscow, asserting to Cohen that he could boost Trump's election prospects through his Russian contacts.

Gene Freidman

Until April 2017, another "taxi king", disbarred attorney and convicted felon Gene Freidman, managed the medallions still held by Cohen; this arrangement ended after the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission decided not to renew Freidman's licenses.
While Michael Cohen worked for The Trump Organization, he had had Freidman manage his remaining taxi fleet, after Simon Garber purchased the management of most of Cohen's large fleet.

Mueller Report

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However, the Mueller Report states “Cohen had never traveled to Prague and was not concerned about those allegations, which he believed were provably false"
The other two related to Michael Cohen and Gregory Craig, cases that were already public.

The Onion

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In 2013, Cohen sent an email to the satirical news website The Onion, demanding that an article The Onion had published that mocked Donald Trump ("When You're Feeling Low, Just Remember I'll Be Dead In About 15 or 20 Years") be removed with an apology, claiming it was defamatory.
In 2013, The Onion received an email from Michael Cohen claiming that an article published about Donald Trump was defamation, and demanded that it be removed with an apology.

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

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He attended Woodmere Academy and received his BA from American University in 1988 and his JD from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1991.

Lawrence, Nassau County, New York

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Cohen grew up in the town of Lawrence on Long Island, New York.

Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign

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Cohen told The New York Times in February 2018 that he paid the $130,000 to Daniels from his own pocket; he also said that the payment was not a campaign contribution and he was not reimbursed by either the Trump Organization or the Trump campaign.
John Gauger, a former employee of Liberty University, told The Wall Street Journal in January 2019 that Trump's "fixer" Michael Cohen hired him to manipulate the Drudge Report and CNBC online polls in favor of Trump in 2014 and 2015.

Donald Trump Jr.

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Cohen also asserted that then-candidate Trump knew in advance about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between his son Donald Jr., and other Trump campaign officials with Russians who claimed to possess information damaging to the Hillary Clinton campaign, contradicting the President's repeated insistence that he was not aware of the meeting until long after it had taken place.
He is also under investigation, along with Allen Weisselberg, for a possible role in concealing hush money payments and signed checks reimbursing per Michael Cohen regarding his father and the Trump Organization, by the Southern District of New York.

Keith M. Davidson

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In October, Cohen and Daniels' attorney Keith M. Davidson negotiated a non-disclosure agreement under which she was to be paid $130,000 hush money.
In the mid-2010s, two women, adult film actress Stormy Daniels and Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal, retained Davidson to negotiate payments for them in exchange for refraining from publicly discussing their sexual encounters with Donald Trump, who was represented by Michael Cohen; Daniels accepted $130,000 in November 2016, shortly before Trump was elected U.S. President, in return for signing a nondisclosure agreement.

Stormy Daniels

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In the fall of 2016, adult film actress Stormy Daniels (legal name Stephanie Clifford) was speaking to some reporters and said that she had had a sexual affair with Trump in 2006.
In 2018, Daniels became involved in a legal dispute with U.S. President Donald Trump and his attorney Michael Cohen.

Upper East Side

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In 2015, Cohen purchased an Upper East Side apartment building for $58 million.

Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections

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Trump employed Cohen until May 2018, a year after the Special Counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections began.
On May 30, 2017, the House and Senate congressional panels both asked President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "provide information and testimony" about any communications Cohen had with people connected to the Kremlin.

Trump World Tower

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He had purchased several Trump properties and convinced his own parents and in-laws, as well as a business partner, to buy condominiums in Trump World Tower.
Trump requested the assistance of lawyer Michael Cohen, and Trump gained control of the board.

Lanny Davis

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On July 25, Cohen's attorney Lanny Davis released the actual recording to CNN, which played it on the air on the Cuomo Prime Time program.
In July 2018, Davis was hired by Michael Cohen, a former personal attorney to Donald Trump, to represent Cohen in his testimony before Congress regarding President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump

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Michael Dean Cohen (born August 25, 1966) is an American convicted felon, former attorney, who was a lawyer for Donald Trump from 2006 until May 2018.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) paid $150,000 to Playboy model Karen McDougal in August 2016, and Trump's attorney Michael Cohen paid $130,000 to adult film actress Stormy Daniels in October 2016.

Squire Patton Boggs

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In April 2017, Cohen also formed an alliance with Squire Patton Boggs for legal and lobbying counsel on behalf of Trump.
The firm entered into a strategic relationship with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, in 2017.

American University

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He attended Woodmere Academy and received his BA from American University in 1988 and his JD from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1991.

Viktor Vekselberg

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The firm's largest client is a company controlled by Viktor Vekselberg, a Ukrainian-born Russian oligarch.
On May 9, 2018, CNN reported that investigators from the Special Counsel investigation have questioned Vekselberg about hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments his company's US affiliate made to US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.