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Michael Cohen

Host of the Mea Culpa Podcast & NYT bestselling author of Revenge

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Former personal attorney to former President Trump, host of the Mea Culpa podcast and NYT bestselling author of Revenge: How Donald Trump Weaponized the U.S. Department of Justice Against His Critics.

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Scheduled Appearances

Trump, the Truth and Consequences

Crosscut Festival 2023
Sat May 6, 2023 | 3:45pm

Michael Cohen, former President Trump's personal lawyer and fixer, served three years in prison for payments he made to silence two women about their alleged affairs with Trump to influence the election. Now Trump is the first president to be indicted on charges of campaign finance fraud related to the payments. Cohen sits squarely in the middle of today's biggest news story.


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Featuring: Michael Cohen, Joni Balter

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The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, change-makers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. The festival includes fireside conversations and panels, live tapings of television broadcasts, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.

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