Weisselberg was granted immunity for providing information about Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen in an investigation into hush payments to two women in the run-up to the 2016 election, The Wall Street Journal reported. He said Mr. Trump directed him to arrange the payments.
President Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Sunday slammed Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, after he pleaded guilty last week to federal charges and implicating the president in a crime. The same apparently holds for President Donald J. Trump, who retweeted a number of past Twitter blasts today as a reminder that certain issues are still on his front burner.
Senator Lindsey Graham, who is both close to Trump and a defender of Sessions, said he believed Trump would appoint a new attorney general but should wait until after November 6 congressional elections, in which Republicans are seeking to maintain control of both the House of Representatives and Senate. Cohen brokered deals for the Trump Organization, profited handsomely from a side venture into New York City's real estate and taxi industries and worked to make unflattering stories about Trump disappear. He has suggested President Trump had prior knowledge of the hacking of Democratic National Committee computers, allegedly by Russian intelligence officers.
American Media did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Such payments could be considered illegal campaign contributions under federal election law, according to experts.
"I will tell you what, if I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash, I think everybody would be very poor", Trump cautioned on "Fox and Friends", his favorite television news show.
The charges brought by federal prosecutors on Tuesday, which included a count of false statements to a bank and campaign-finance violations tied to payments he made to silence women who claimed affairs with Trump, also described a tax evasion scheme linked to Cohen's taxi medallion business.
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Trump and Cohen had long stopped speaking, but word would get back to the lawyer that the president was belittling him. Lacovara said that is now what Trump "technically" is.
Lanny Davis, one of Cohen's attorneys, told Business Insider on Wednesday that Cohen feels "pain for his family" that he could go to prison, and relief that the uncertainty is over now that he has a plea deal.
Underwood's request was first reported by The New York Times.
Between the dual guilty plea and conviction of Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort this week, and now this hilariously ironic and perfectly-timed heel turn, it sure feels like our reality is being scripted.
But Trump has repeatedly criticized Sessions for recusing himself from overseeing a probe into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election and whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow.