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  • The important differences between Mueller's sentencing memos for Michael Flynn and Michael Cohen

    This week, special counsel Robert Mueller's office released two sentencing memos related to the investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign coordinated with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. The Flynn and Cohen sentencing memos are different in terms of how much was revealed and what the special counsel's office recommends in terms of sentencing. Here's what's different about the two memos. It's a tale of two memos. This week, special counsel Robert Mueller's office...

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  • Michael Avenatti and Brent Blakely, lawyers for Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen, feud at courthouse

    Lawyers for porn actress Stormy Daniels and President Trump's former personal attorney got in a face-to-face confrontation in a Santa Monica courthouse hallway. Michael Avenatti, who represents Daniels, and Brent Blakely, who represents Michael Cohen, exchanged accusations Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Avenatti said Blakely represented a felon. ...

  • New Details Emerge in the Michael Avenatti Domestic Violence Case, and Trump Sends Michael a Message

    Lawyer Michael Avenatti has made a goon of himself for quite a while, and I can’t figure out why. He’s perpetually appeared in the media, showcasing the worst the legal field has to offer. He’s become a cartoonish ambulance chaser with a porn star on his arm and a mouth full of lies, churning out claims he can’t possibly back up. What’s the | Read More

  • Watch SNL's Michael Che batter Trump for calling Michael Cohen 'weak': 'Oh honey, it's you'

    On SNL’s Weekend Update, co-host Michael Che took a hammer to President Donald Trump for attacking his former personal attorney Michael Cohen. Addressing all of Trump’s choices for close associates, Che zeroed in on the president calling Cohen “weak” after the attorney flipped on him last week. “Oh, really? What gave that away, his chin?” Che smirked. “Doesn’t Trump realize that everybody he hires just ends up leaving him or getting fired or locked up? …

    Raw Story
  • ABC Developing Drama ‘The Marriage Lie’ Based On Book From Michael Cooney, Kim Moses & Michael Offer

    ABC has put in development drama The Marriage Lie, inspired by Kimberly Belle’s bestselling book of the same name, from writer Michael Cooney, producer Kim Moses, director Michael Offer and ABC Studios, where Offer and Moses are under deals. In The Marriage Lie, written by Cooney, Iris and Will have been married for seven years and life is as close to perfect as it can be. But on the morning Will flies out for a business trip to Florida, Iris’s happy world comes to an…

  • Focus Features Lands Michael Ausiello Memoir ‘Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies’; Michael Showalter To Direct Jim Parsons

    EXCLUSIVE: Focus Features has landed the Jim Parsons star vehicle Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, and The Big Sick‘s Michael Showalter is set to direct and produce, with David Marshall Grant and Dan Savage writing the screenplay. The movie is based on the acclaimed, bestselling memoir by Michael Ausiello, the founder and editor in chief of TVLine.com. In his heartbreaking, tragicomic memoir, Ausiello told the story of the eleven-month span between when his partner…

  • Who is Michael Cohen?

    Once a Trump loyalist, now a Trump foe.

  • The Michael Cohen Show

    Another Trump-Russia smoking gun emerges, or not.

  • Michael Flynn, Witness for the Prosecution

    The special counsel says President Trump’s former national security adviser has provided “substantial assistance” and deserves a light sentence.

  • The Rise And Fall Of Michael Flynn

    A profile of Michael Flynn, President Trump's first national security adviser and key figure in Special Counsel Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

  • Trump: "Michael Cohen Is Lying"

    Update: Just hours before President Trump was slated to board Air Force One for a 10-hour flight to Argentina for this weekend's G-20 conference, the president has decided to address the guilty plea entered by his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, at a federal court house in Manhattan this morning. In response to questions from reporters on the south lawn of the White House, Trump accused Cohen of lying to avoid jail time and said he doesn't know when he decided to drop the Trump Tower...

    Zero Hedge
  • Michael Kors Access Runway

    The Michael Kors Access Runway matches its predecessor's style while adding a whole lot of substance.

  • Michael Avenatti and just desserts

    In "The Magician's Nephew" from "The Chronicles of Narnia" series, C.S. Lewis tells us of the young boy named Digory who is sent on a journey by Aslan to retrieve an apple from a distant garden beyond the western mountains. The boy is told not to eat the fruit but ...

  • Why is Michael Flynn above the law?: Readers sound off

    From Robert Mueller's memo on Michael Flynn to Knickers the Australian steer to GM's layoffs, our readers sound off on recent headlines.

  • More Documents Released Describe What Michael Cohen Did

    This week we learned more about the possible fate of Paul Manafort following the surprise collapse of his plea deal with the Special Counsel amid allegations that he lied to prosecutors.

  • Mueller, prosecutors report on Michael Cohen

    Special counsel Robert Mueller and federal prosecutors in New York have filed memos on Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen. Follow here for the latest.

  • Read: Sentencing memorandums for Michael Cohen

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  • Has Michael Che Seen Nanette? An Investigation

    It’s been exactly five weeks since Netflix released Hannah Gadsby’s stand-up special Nanette, and it’s still inspiring all kinds of debates and conversations between comedy fans, critics, and performers alike. But here’s an important question: Did Saturday Night Live co– head writer, Weekend Update co-anchor, and 2018 Emmy Awards co-host

  • Dershowitz: Michael Flynn Didn't Commit Any Crimes

    Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz on Friday’s “Fox & Friends” weighed in on FBI special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing memorandum that ret. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, also formerly President Donald Trump’s national security advisor, receive no jail time after pleading guilty to the crime of lying to the FBI due to “substantial” assistance in the investigation. Dershowitz said he does not think Flynn “really committed any crimes,” and only pleaded guilty after being...

  • Michael Avenatti Announced He's Not Running For President

    “I do not make this decision lightly — I make it out of respect for my family.” View Entire Post ›

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  • Michael Avenatti rules out 2020 bid

    Attorney Michael Avenatti said Tuesday that he will not run for president in 2020, ending months of speculation about his potential interest in a White House bid. "After consultation with my family and at their request, I have decided not to seek the Presidency of the United States in 2020. I do not make this decision lightly -- I make it out of respect for my family. But for their concerns, I would run," Avenatti said in a statement he tweeted. Avenatti made his reluctance with the decision...

  • Michael Avenatti rules out 2020 bid

    Attorney Michael Avenatti said Tuesday that he will not run for president in 2020, ending months of speculation about his potential interest in a White House bid.

  • Michael Avenatti will not run for President

    Donald Trump won’t have to worry about campaigning against Michael Avenetti in 2020. The colorful lawyer made famous by repping porn star and alleged Trump paramour Stormy Daniels ended speculation that he might enter the next presidential race. Avenatti’s announcement comes weeks after a woman...

  • Michael Avenatti says he won't run for president

    Trump nemesis Michael Avenatti announced Tuesday that he will not seek Democrats' nomination to challenge President Trump in 2020. Mr. Avenatti, whose legal crusades against the president and his agenda have foundered in recent months, said his decision was made out of "respect for my family." "But for their concerns, ...