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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, leaves federal court in New York, April 16, 2018. (Jeenah Moon/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)

Plain Talk: Senator Cramer Says Cohen Hearing Was “Much to Do About Nothing”

Plain Talk: Senator Cramer Says Cohen Hearing Was “Much to Do About Nothing”

“To me it’s a lot to do about nothing,” Senator Kevin Cramer said of the Cohen hearing on today’s Plain Talk podcast. At the time of our interview Cramer acknowledged having only seen small portions of the testimony, but said he expected anything the President’s former lawyer was saying to be “filtered through the lens

Congressman Armstrong Rips Cohen During Hearing: “Was It Exhausting Keeping Track of All These Lies You Were Telling?”

During a sensational, highly publicized hearing before the House Oversight Committee Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-North Dakota) got a lot of attention for his questioning in particular. He started by noting that Cohen recorded many of his clients, and questioned the ethics of doing so. “I know lawyers who would go to jail” before disclosing recordings

What a Miserable Week for American Journalism

American journalists are fond of blaming the politicians, and these days President Donald “fake news” Trump in particular, for declining public trust in journalistic institutions. This last week, though, the journalists really had nobody to blame but themselves. It started last week with Buzzfeed promoting a story, based on anonymous sources, which purported that President