• Donald Trump April 18, 2019 3:39 pm

    National Enquirer Sold to Hudson News CEO James Cohen

    The National Enquirer, the supermarket tabloid linked closely to President Donald Trump, has been sold to newspaper retailer James Cohen, both sides announced on Thursday. The tabloid’s parent company, American Media Inc., also sold sister publications Globe and National Examiner to Cohen, CEO of the airport newsstand company Hudson News, they said.

  • Donald Trump April 10, 2019 9:21 pm

    National Enquirer Up for Sale, Owner AMI Says

    American Media Inc. said Wednesday that the National Enquirer is up for sale, NBC News reported. The company, run by chief executive David Pecker, a friend of President Donald Trump, said in a statement it had decided to change direction and the tabloid title no longer fit with its portfolio of assets. News that the National Enquirer is up for...

  • Donald Trump November 25, 2019 3:22 pm

    Democrats Ramp Up Trump Investigations

    The House Judiciary Committee requested documents from 81 entities connected to President Donald Trump in a new sweeping investigation into the 45th administration. The investigation will delve into three areas; Obstruction of Justice, Public Corruption, and abuses of power. All three which could lay the groundwork for impeachment proceedings.

  • Donald Trump March 4, 2019 10:43 pm

    House Democrats Launch Aggressive New Trump Probe

    Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump on Monday, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his White House, campaign and family businesses. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said his panel was beginning the probe into possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of...

  • Donald Trump March 1, 2019 10:27 am

    Michael Cohen Gives a Who's Who of Potential Witnesses for Trump Probe

    Michael Cohen gave Congress a who’s who of President Donald Trump’s allies and business associates during his testimony on Wednesday. Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer rattled off more than a dozen names, giving the House Oversight and Reform Committee a potential roadmap for future hearings. Here’s a look at Cohen and the key people he...

  • Donald Trump February 11, 2019 6:27 pm

    Bezos Probe Concludes Mistress' Brother Was Enquirer Source

    Private investigators working for Jeff Bezos have concluded that the brother of the Amazon CEO’s mistress leaked the couple’s intimate text messages to the National Enquirer, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. The person wasn’t authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to AP on condition of anonymity. The findings add to the...

  • Donald Trump February 11, 2019 7:04 am

    National Enquirer CEO's Lawyer Denies Enquirer Tried to Extort Bezos

    The National Enquirer committed neither extortion nor blackmail by threatening to publish intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an attorney for the head of the tabloid’s parent company said Sunday. Elkan Abromowitz, an attorney for American Media Inc. chief executive David Pecker, said on Sunday a “reliable source” well-known to Bezos and his mistress provided the story about the...

  • CEO February 9, 2019 4:48 am

    For Amazon, Business as Usual Despite Bezos Drama

    First it was a heart-wrenching tweet that he and his wife were getting a divorce after 25 years. Then a tabloid revealed that he’d been having an affair, releasing texts and photos of him and his mistress. As if either of those weren’t distracting enough, now Jeff Bezos — the world’s richest man and CEO of Amazon — is accusing...

  • NBC February 8, 2019 5:17 pm

    Prosecutors Probing Bezos' National Enquirer Claim: Sources

    The National Enquirer’s alleged attempts to blackmail Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with intimate photos could get the tabloid’s parent company and top editors in deep legal trouble and reopen them to prosecution for paying hush money to a Playboy model who claimed to have had an affair with Donald Trump. Federal prosecutors are looking at whether the Enquirer’s feud with...

  • ATTORNEY February 8, 2019 10:36 am

    Bezos Accuses National Enquirer of Blackmail

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him by threatening to publish personal photos. He outed the tabloid in an explosive online post.

  • Donald Trump February 8, 2019 10:37 am

    Bezos Says National Enquirer Threatened to Publish Revealing Pictures

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he was the target of “extortion and blackmail” by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he said threatened to publish revealing personal photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the tabloid obtained his private exchanges with his mistress. Bezos, who is also owner of The Washington Post, detailed his interactions with American...

  • Donald Trump December 14, 2018 9:42 am

    Cohen: Trump Knew Hush-Money Payments Were Wrong

    Michael Cohen pushed at back his old boss, President Donald Trump, in an interview with “Good Morning America,” claiming the then-candidate directed Cohen to make the payments.

  • Donald Trump December 14, 2018 11:33 am

    Michael Cohen: Trump Knew Hush-Money Payments Were Wrong

    President Donald Trump directed former lawyer Michael Cohen to make hush-money payments to two women during the presidential campaign despite knowing it was wrong, Cohen said in his first interview to air after being sentenced to prison for crimes that included his part in the scheme. Cohen made the allegation in an interview with ABC that aired Friday, saying that...

  • Donald Trump December 13, 2018 4:09 pm

    Trump Was in the Room During Hush Money Talks: Source

    Donald Trump was the third person in the room in August 2015 when his lawyer Michael Cohen and National Enquirer publisher David Pecker discussed ways Pecker could help counter negative stories about Trump’s relationships with women, NBC News has confirmed. As part of a non-prosecution agreement disclosed Wednesday by federal prosecutors, American Media Inc., the Enquirer’s parent company, admitted that...

  • Donald Trump December 13, 2018 10:49 am

    Cohen, National Enquirer Admit to Trump Hush Money Payoffs

    Trump allies Michael Cohen and American Media Inc., the owners of the National Enquirer, both admitted to paying off women who claimed to have had affairs with President Donald Trump to help with his 2016 presidential campaigns – something Trump continued to distance himself of in a pair of early morning tweets.

  • Donald Trump December 13, 2018 12:14 pm

    Trump Confides to Friends He's Concerned About Impeachment, Sources Say

    President Donald Trump has told people close to him in recent days that he is alarmed by the prospect of impeachment, as the consequences of federal investigations involving his associates and Democratic control of the House sink in, multiple sources told NBC News. On Wednesday, federal prosecutors announced an agreement with American Media Inc, in which the publisher of the...

  • Donald Trump December 13, 2018 5:52 pm

    As Probe Closes in, Trump Distances Himself From Cohen

    Abandoned by two of his most powerful protectors, President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he did not violate campaign finance laws and that the liability for hush-money payments to two women alleging affairs with him rests with his former fixer, Michael Cohen.

  • Donald Trump December 12, 2018 4:30 pm

    National Enquirer Publisher Admits Paying Hush Money to Help Trump Ahead of 2016 Election

    The company that publishes the National Enquirer admitted that it paid $150,000 in hush money to silence alleged mistresses of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump prior to the 2016 election, prosecutors said Wednesday. The publisher, American Media Inc., will avoid prosecution by stipulating that it worked with Trump’s campaign to buy the silence of women — who have identified themselves as...

  • Donald Trump December 12, 2018 1:10 pm

    Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

    Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison for crimes including violating campaign finance laws and lying to congress.

  • Donald Trump December 8, 2018 6:56 am

    Illegal Hush-Money Paid at Trump's Direction: DOJ

    The Justice Department says that President Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of two women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign, the first time prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime.

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