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Unredacted Documents Released in Cohen Case

At the request of the district court, on July 17 the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York made public an unredacted status report and series of investigative materials relating to the Michael Cohen case. The documents, along with the district court’s order directing filing of the documents, can be read below.

Memorandum and Order as to Michael Cohen

Federal Law Enforcement

Special Counsel Search Warrants Against Michael Cohen Unsealed

On Tuesday, the Chief Judge Beryll Howell of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia issued an order to unseal and for the government to publish warrants for searches against former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen obtained in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The five warrants can be read below.

Warrant, July 18, 2017

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Document: Materials Related to Michael Cohen Search Warrant

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York released affidavits and search warrants for the case against President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen. Judge William Pauley III of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York had ordered the release of the partially redacted documents, available below.

Government letter listing attached exhibits

The Russia Connection

Why It Matters If Trump Knew About Stone's Contacts with WikiLeaks

According to this prepared statement of former Trump lawyer and confidant Michael Cohen released by Politico and other news outlets, Cohen is prepared to testify before Congress today under oath that Donald Trump: “[W]as a presidential candidate who knew that Roger Stone was talking with Julian Assange

The Russia Connection

The Latest Revelation From BuzzFeed News: Trump Reportedly Directed Cohen to Lie to Congress

The criminality alleged in this story is—if true—unsubtle and unambiguous, directly related to the president’s conduct as president and concerning matters of great import.

impeachment

Does Trump’s Involvement in the Cohen Payments Constitute an Impeachable Offense? Part II

Writing on Lawfare last week, we made the case that the growing investigation into campaign finance violations committed by Michael Cohen and now American Media Inc. (AMI), in which the president of the United States (“Individual 1”) figures as a co-conspirator, constitute an impeachable offense.

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Does Trump’s Involvement in the Cohen Payments Constitute an Impeachable Offense?

In a court filing submitted last week to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Southern District of New York, federal prosecutors alleged personal involvement by the president of the United States in the commission of a felony. During the 2016 campaign, they wrote, Michael Cohen—then a lawyer with the Trump Organization—both arranged for and personally made a series of payments to purchase the silence of two women who might have gone to the press with stories of their affairs with Donald Trump.

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