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AT&T CEO calls hiring of Michael Cohen a "big mistake"

12 May 2018

AT&T confirmed payments of $200,000 to Essential Consultants, although a source familiar with the matter told Reuters it likely paid more than that and could total as much as $600,000.

Earlier this year as the Federal Communications Commission moved toward its eventual repeal of net neutrality, Quinn sparked concerns with a confusing company statement about prioritized content in which he said "concerns about paid prioritization" should not affect coveted technological advances like self-driving cars and remote surgery.

As part of his crusade against Trump via Cohen, Avenatti is seeking to enter an appearance "pro hac vice" as counsel for Stormy Daniels in the court case in the SDNY involving the search warrants executed on Cohen's law office and home.

An attorney for Cohen did not respond to a request for comment.

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Avenatti has remained steadfast in what he's alleged since Tuesday night.

After his only client was unexpectedly elected president of the United States, Michael Cohen was all but measuring the drapes for his office in the West Wing. Cohen's signature is the sign of an amateur at work and belies his claim to be Trump's best problem solver. Richard Blumenthal of CT and Ed Markey of MA - called for an investigation of AT&T's payments. Trump's attorney, Giuliani, said on TV that Trump didn't know at the time exactly what his retainer to Cohen was actually paying for, but Trump has since undercut Giuliani's account without giving his own version of events.

Owens said any suggestion that Vekselberg used Columbus Nova as a conduit for payments to Cohen was false.

Novartis spokesman Eric Althoff says in an emailed statement that Novartis hired lawyer Michael Cohen for $100,000 a month to consult on health care matters, but determined after a single meeting with Cohen that he wouldn't be of use. CNN has not independently authenticated the documents. Our subscribers rely on FiercePharma as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on drugs and the companies that make them. Five years ago, Avenatti and Grey's Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey bought Tully's coffee for $9.15 million at an auction, and since then, Avenatti, through his investment company Global Baristas, has been hit with nearly 50 lawsuits regarding the failed beverage chain. We think this area needs more voices, reasoned analysis and ideas than just those provided by News Corp, lifestyle mags, Facebook groups and corporate newsletters.

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Trump's Justice Department has sued to block AT&T from an $85 billion merger with Time Warner, saying it would hurt competition and consumers would have to pay more to watch their favourite shows. The company has become the central subject of an investigation led by the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office.

Cohen, Trump's longtime lawyer and fixer, has been at the center of a public relations and legal storm ever since news emerged in January that he had paid $130,000 shortly before the 2016 election to porn star Stormy Daniels.

At the time of the payments, there was an active FBI counterintelligence investigation - which special counsel Robert Mueller took over last May - into Russian election interference and any possible co-ordination with Trump associates.

Cohen played an important role in that campaign but has denied vigorously that there was any conspiracy with Russians. But Trump famously attacked former Miss Universe contestant Alicia Machado during the 2016 campaign, even though there was clearly no benefit in doing so.

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