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Populist.TV Morning Report | Cohen-Ukraine Pay-To-Play Controversy

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Michael Cohen Paid by Ukraine To Set Up Meeting Between Ukrainian Leaders and Trump Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen was paid at least $400,000 to set up talks last year between the Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, and Pres. Trump The talks served to help Poroshenko make amends for his government’s investigation of Paul Manafort, a Trump campaign manager, in an investigation relating to a “Black Ledger” which allegedly held records of illicit payments made to Manafort by a pro-Russian organization Although officials in Ukraine later said the investigation had been cancelled, and that the Black Ledger did not contain the records it was supposed to have, the BBC article that broke this story yesterday mentioned that Ukraine’s intelligence agency, the SBU, had continued investigating and had found not one but three ledgers The BBC article does not mention the relationship between the DNC and the Ukrainian investigation, which was reported in Politico in a sleeper story by Ken Vogel North Korea Says It May Pull Out of Conference After VP Pence Comments on “Libya Model” On Wednesday of last week, Kim Jong-un began to call into question the planned summit between them and the United States, mentioning the military exercises which had recently begun between the United States and South Korea, and also mentioning the United States’...

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