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Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump, testifies

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen seeks reduction in prison term

Cohen is serving his sentence at the Federal Correctional Institute in Otisville, New York, about 70 miles (113 km)northwest of New York City.

By REUTERS
12/12/2019
Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump, testifies

Michael Cohen reports to America’s ‘Jewiest’ prison

Former attorney and fixer for Donald Trump will serve his time at FCI Otisville

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
07/05/2019
Robert Mueller

7 Jewish things for when Mueller wraps up his investigation

It looks like Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating alleged improprieties associated with Donald Trump’s presidency and election campaign, is wrapping up his report.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
24/03/2019
Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump, testifies

Michael Cohen's red string bracelet draws attention

Trump's former lawyer wears an accessory associated with Kabbalah to his congressional hearing.

01/03/2019
US President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, leaves the Court House (August 21, 2018).

All the Jewish moments from Michael Cohen’s dramatic House testimony

This was Cohen’s first extended public appearance implicating President Donald Trump in crimes that will send Cohen to prison for three years.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
28/02/2019
US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen arrives at his hotel in New York City, US.

Michael Cohen to accuse Trump over WikiLeaks, Moscow, hush payments

Cohen will also tell Congress that Trump directed negotiations for a real estate project in Moscow, even as he publicly said he had no business interests in Russia.

By REUTERS
27/02/2019
President Donald Trump listens as his former personal attorney Michael Cohen delivers remarks

Mueller disputes reports that Trump directed former lawyer to lie

"We stand by the reporting and the sources who informed it, and we urge the Special Counsel to make clear what he's disputing."

By REUTERS
19/01/2019

Will Cohen cooperation shed light on Port Washington role in Russia probe?

BBC reported in May that individuals associated with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sought a direct channel to the president, and used Port Washington connections to reach Cohen.

Is Matzo ball soup on the menu for Michael Cohen in prison?

According to CNN, FCI Otisville serves kosher foods such as matzah ball soup, gefilte fish and rugelach, in part because of its “proximity to New York’s sizable Jewish population.”

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
17/12/2018
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