Wednesday, ABC News reported that Cohen is splitting from his lawyers Stephen Ryan and Todd Harrison of the law firm, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP. NBC News, citing a source close confirmed the decision.
The deposition will occur as part of a defamation brought last year by former “The Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos, who accused Trump of groping her in 2016. Trump later called the allegation “fiction.”
In a landmark vote Wednesday evening, the Illinois House of Representatives passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), moving the measure one step closer to possible enshrinement in the U.S. Constitution.
Rudy Giuliani, who has had a disastrous week as Trump’s mouthpiece, tried to clean up some of his recent comments that tied Trump directly to payoffs to porn star Stormy Daniels. And it was another disaster. Earlier in the week, Giuliani revealed, while in a cozy conversation with pro-Trump Fox News host Sean Hannity, that Trump knew the $130,000 he handed off to attorney-fixer Michael Cohen was being used to keep his affair quiet.