Trump denies knowledge that son met with Russians

US President Donald Trump has denied knowledge that his son, Donald Trump Jr, had met with Russians during the 2016 election campaign. Mr Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was cited by CNN as saying that Mr Trump had known about the meeting in advance. The meeting was supposedly to try and get compromising information on…

Trump’s lawyer’s privacy claims over evidence attacked

A US prosecutor has attacked claims by Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, that many of the materials seized by the FBI this week from his office and home should remain private. Invoking attorney-client privilege, Mr Cohen argued that the materials seized as part of a criminal investigation contained sensitive material from his…