Prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg immunity in Cohen probe

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House of Trump, House of Putin seeks to offer the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House, says a press release by Penguin.

It's also the latest sign that Cohen is broke.

A dispute soon broke out between Cohen and Trump over who would pay the former fixer's mounting legal bills. Most reactions on social media was incredulous and unsympathetic, but one $5 donor was encouraging, writing - "The USA would love you for your honesty".

President Donald Trump's former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week to a list of federal crimes as the controversy surrounding him reached a climax.

People walk past U.S. President Donald Trump's Trump Tower in New York City, New York, U.S., August 24, 2018. That might only be comforting for Trump, though, not for anyone else who worked for him: Cohen's plea states that other individuals in the campaign and in the Trump Organization coordinated and facilitated Cohen's illegal actions, and AMI's conduct, to keep news about these affairs from the American public before Election Day and to obtain reimbursement for him.

Michael Cohen, Trump's lawyer/fixer/poop catcher pleaded guilty to committing campaign finance violations and said he did so at the direction of the president. "If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash". Weisselberg was also treasurer of The Donald J. Trump Foundation, the president's nonprofit, which has been sued by the NY attorney general for alleged violations of state law.

Fed's Powell signals more hikes ahead if U.S. economy remains strong
In early trade Hong Kong fell 0.8 percent, Shanghai shed 0.5 percent, Seoul dropped 0.2 percent and Singapore lost 0.9 percent. On Aug. 20, President Donald Trump said he was "not thrilled" with the Fed raising rates under Powell's leadership.

Over the past year and a half, Trump has broached the idea of firing Sessions several times, CNN quoted informed sources as saying.

Trump's fury with Sessions - which began its low-burn when Sessions recused himself from the Justice Department's probe into Russian election meddling, eventually leading to the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller - has flared up again.

A chief focus for investigators was Cohen's role in making payments during Trump's campaign to women who claimed they had sex with Trump, and whether campaign finance laws were violated. He mentioned he raised the postulate that Cohen will own data about Trump's data because he had a solid feeling that will seemingly be the case.

Trump's base will remain faithful to him to the bitter end, but the people who really matter are turning against him, and it doesn't bode well for his political survival. Mueller continues to demonstrate with quiet professionalism and steady results that his investigation is anything but the "witch hunt" of Trump's insult-mongering. Trump can not pretend these crimes did not occur or that they have nothing to do with him.

Make no mistake: This special prosecutor is going after Trump hard.

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