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Lawmakers say they will investigate whether Trump told lawyer to lie

12:45pm EST

WASHINGTON Investigators in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives said on Friday they plan to examine whether U.S. President Donald Trump broke the law by directing his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about building a skyscraper in Moscow while he was running for president.

Skadden law firm, linked to Manafort, settles U.S. foreign agent violations

Jan 17 2019

By Lisa Lambert, Mark Hosenball, Karen Freifeld and Nathan Layne

President Trump will not answer any more questions from Mueller -Giuliani

Jan 09 2019

Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump have told special counsel Robert Mueller that he will not answer any more questions in the probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told Reuters on Wednesday.

Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting charged in separate case

Jan 08 2019

A Russian lawyer who attended a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower under scrutiny in the U.S. special counsel's probe of Russian election meddling was charged in a separate case that U.S. prosecutors said showed evidence of her ties to the Kremlin. | Video

Trumps Ex-Anwalt Cohen zu drei Jahren Haft verurteilt

Dec 13 2018

New York Der ehemalige Anwalt von US-Präsident Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, ist zu drei Jahren Haft verurteilt worden.

Trump ex-lawyer Cohen given three years in prison as risks rise for Trump

Dec 12 2018

NEW YORK President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election, and he promised to keep cooperating with the U.S. government against his former boss. | Video

China schaltet in Huawei-Affäre auf Angriff

Dec 07 2018

Tokio/Washington Nach der Festnahme einer Top-Managerin des chinesischen Technologiekonzerns Huawei in Kanada verhärten sich die Fronten zwischen dem Westen und der Volksrepublik.

Exclusive: U.S. probe of China's Huawei includes bank fraud accusations: sources

Dec 07 2018

WASHINGTON Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer was arrested as part of a U.S. investigation into an alleged scheme to use the global banking system to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran, according to people familiar with the probe.

Festnahme von Huawei-Finanzchefin schürt Handelssorgen

Dec 06 2018

Vancouver/Washington Die Festnahme der Finanzchefin des weltgrößten Netzwerkausrüsters Huawei aus China lässt die Sorgen vor einer Verschärfung des Handelsstreits mit den USA erneut hochkochen.

UPDATE 5-China telecoms giant Huawei CFO arrested in Canada

Dec 05 2018

VANCOUVER/WASHINGTON, Dec 5 Canada has arrested Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's global chief financial officer in Vancouver, where she is facing extradition to the United States, Canada's Department of Justice said on Wednesday.

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