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January 24, 2019 | Via CNN

Michael Cohen Postpones House Testimony, Citing ‘threats against his family’

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen announced he is postponing his public congressional testimony that was scheduled for February 7, citing “ongoing threats against his family” from the President and his attorney Rudy Giuliani. Democrats are now considering whether to subpoena Cohen to compel his testimony before he reports to prison next month, and at least one senior Democrat on the House Oversight Committee said he expects Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland to issue a subpoena.

December 27, 2018 | Via Reuters

In a First, Trump Makes Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in Iraq

President Donald Trump made a surprise Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday, his first trip to a conflict zone nearly two years into his presidency and days after announcing a pullout of American troops from neighboring Syria. Accompanied by first lady Melania Trump and speaking at the Al Asad Air Base west of Baghdad, Trump defended the withdrawal from Syria and said it was made possible by the defeat of Islamic State militants.

December 19, 2018 | Via NPR

Trump Foundation to Dissolve Amid Lawsuit

President Trump’s personal charitable foundation agreed to dissolve under judicial supervision in the wake of a lawsuit claiming that the President and his three oldest children violated campaign finance laws and abused its tax-exempt status. The lawsuit claims the foundation was used as ‘little more than a checkbook’ for President Trump’s business and personal spending.

November 21, 2018 | Via CNN

Trump Supports Saudi Arabia & Asylum Ban Rejected

President Trump released a statement on Tuesday saying the US will stand by Saudi Arabia’s rulers and not act against them in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a setback for the Trump administration, a judge ordered the US government not to enforce the ban on asylum for immigrants crossing the southern border illegally.

September 20, 2018 | Via Politico

Trump Slams Jeff Sessions and Praises Florence Responders

President Trump launched his strongest attack yet on Jeff Sessions saying, ‘I don’t have an attorney general.’ He also said he is unhappy with Sessions’ immigration response. Trump visited North Carolina and praised emergency responders for their role in controlling and helping with the ‘nightmare’ of Hurricane Florence, which killed at least 36.

August 22, 2018 | Via BBC

Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty

President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight criminal counts in a Manhattan court on Tuesday. Cohen said he acted ‘in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office’ to keep information from becoming public during the 2016 election and make secret payments to Trump’s alleged mistresses.

June 15, 2018 | Via NBC News

NY Attorney General Sues Donald J. Trump Foundation

The New York State attorney general’s office filed a lawsuit against the Donald J. Trump Foundation on Thursday, accusing the charity and Trump family of violations of campaign finance laws, self-dealing, and illegal coordination with the presidential campaign. The lawsuit alleges illegal conduct over more than a decade. President Trump established the foundation in 1987.

January 17, 2018 | Via USA Today

Doctor Announces Trump’s Excellent Cognitive and Physical Health

It was announced Tuesday, by President Trump’s White House physician, that Trump received a perfect score on a cognitive test for neurological impairment, meaning the President does not suffer from mental health issues which interfere with his ability to function in the office. Dr. Ronny Jackson cited Trump’s ‘good genes’ and ‘excellent’ cardiac health, as well.

June 1, 2018 | Via CNN

Trump Pardons Best-Selling Author Dinesh D’Souza

President Trump pardoned best-selling author and documentarian Dinesh D’Souza from his felony conviction for making illegal campaign contributions on Thursday, saying D’Souza had been ‘treated very unfairly by our government.’ Trump granted pardons to others including former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, while considering granting further pardons, raising questions about the extent of the presidential pardon power.

May 24, 2018 | Via CNBC

Cohen Payment Revealed and Trump’s Unconstitutional Twitter Behavior

A BBC report revealed on Wednesday that Michael Cohen was secretly paid at least $400,000 by Ukrainians to set up talks between President Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last year. A federal judge ruled that President Trump violated the constitutional rights of Americans when he blocked Twitter followers after being criticized.

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