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Trump And Hope Hicks Spoke With Michael Cohen Right Before He Organized Hush Money For Stormy Daniels

“I and members of the Trump Organization were directed by Mr. Trump to handle the Stormy Daniels’ matter, including making the hush money payment,” Cohen told BuzzFeed News from prison.

Anthony Cormier • 5 days ago

The Justice Department Has Clarified Why It Redacted The Mueller Report

The US government pushed back on a lawsuit by BuzzFeed News that seeks the Mueller report in its entirety.

Jason Leopold • One month ago

New Transcripts Say That Trump Crafted Michael Cohen’s Lies More Closely Than Was Previously Known

Newly released transcripts appear to support BuzzFeed News’ report on President Donald Trump and the lies that landed Cohen in jail.

Anthony Cormier • 2 months ago

A New Version Of The Mueller Report Has Been Released In Response To A BuzzFeed News Lawsuit

The new version released Monday further explains why certain details were redacted from the public report.

Jason Leopold • 2 months ago

The Mueller Report Shed New Light On Dmitry Klokov, A Mysterious Figure In The Trump Tower Moscow Deal

A Russian who offered Michael Cohen a meeting between Trump and Vladimir Putin was a former government official, not a weightlifter by the same name.

Azeen Ghorayshi • 3 months ago

Here Are 17 Things BuzzFeed News Is Trying To Pry Loose About The Mueller Investigation

BuzzFeed News has filed Freedom of Information Act requests for a broad swath of records about the Mueller investigation — and is already fighting for some of them in court.

Jason Leopold • 3 months ago

In New Documents, Cohen Says Trump "Instructed" Him To Lie

In a memo submitted to Congress, the president's former lawyer asked for time to help congressional investigators review new evidence.

Emma Loop • 3 months ago

Report: Tech Company In Steele Dossier May Have Been Used To Support DNC Hack

The report by a former top FBI cybersecurity official was filed in federal court by BuzzFeed News in its defense against a lawsuit over the publication of the dossier.

Ken Bensinger • 4 months ago

These Secret Files Show How The Trump Moscow Talks Unfolded While Trump Heaped Praise On Putin

Ahead of Michael Cohen’s testimony, read the original paper trail behind the campaign to build Europe’s tallest tower in Moscow — and how it played out alongside Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

Azeen Ghorayshi • 5 months ago

A Lobbyist At The Trump Tower Meeting Received Half A Million Dollars In Suspicious Payments

A bank flagged transactions, including large cash deposits, made before and after Rinat Akhmetshin attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting.

Emma Loop • 5 months ago

President Trump Directed His Attorney Michael Cohen To Lie To Congress About The Moscow Tower Project

Trump received 10 personal updates from Michael Cohen and encouraged a planned meeting with Vladimir Putin. UPDATE: The Mueller report found that Trump did not direct Michael Cohen to lie. Here's our note on our reporting.

Jason Leopold • 6 months ago

Russian Agents Sought Secret US Treasury Records On Clinton Backers During 2016 Campaign

Whistleblowers said the Americans were exchanging messages with unsecure Gmail accounts set up by their Russian counterparts as the US election heated up.

Anthony Cormier • 7 months ago

The Trump Organization Planned To Give Vladimir Putin The $50 Million Penthouse In Trump Tower Moscow

During the presidential campaign, Michael Cohen discussed the matter with a representative of Putin’s press secretary, according to two US sources.

Anthony Cormier • 7 months ago

The Planners Of The Trump Tower Meeting Moved Millions, And Mueller Is Now Investigating

Documents show suspicious transfers began six days before the controversial meeting.

Anthony Cormier • 10 months ago

A Series Of Suspicious Money Transfers Followed The Trump Tower Meeting

Investigators are focused on two bursts of banking activity — one shortly after the June 2016 meeting, the other immediately after the presidential election.

Anthony Cormier • 10 months ago

Here's Why The FBI And Mueller Are Investigating "Suspicious" Transactions By Russian Diplomats

The former Russian ambassador received a salary payment twice as large as past years, and bankers blocked a $150,000 withdrawal.

Jason Leopold • 10 months ago

GOP Operative Made "Suspicious" Cash Withdrawals During Pursuit Of Clinton Emails

Peter W. Smith withdrew $4,900 in cash the day after he finalized a plan to work with “dark web” hackers.

Jason Leopold • 11 months ago

Here Is The Money Trail From The Russian "Agent" And Her Republican Partner

Federal investigators say some of the money went to Maria Butina’s campaign to help Russia infiltrate American politics.

Jason Leopold • 11 months ago

Here Are The Documents Recovered From Michael Cohen’s Shredder

“NEVER MET: Donald Trump, George Lucas, Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, Michael Jackson, The Jackson’s family, Sony.”

Jason Leopold • One year ago

Ivanka Trump Was In Contact With A Russian Who Offered A Trump-Putin Meeting

Her contact said a meeting between Trump and Putin could expedite a Trump tower in Moscow.

Anthony Cormier • One year ago