Report: AT&T's $600K for Cohen called for Time Warner merger advice
The $600,000 that AT&T consented to pay to President Trump's own lawyer Michael Cohen was to go for guidance on the organization's buyout of Time Warner, The Washington Post reports.
Inner records demonstrate the telecom connected with Cohen three days after Trump was sworn into the administration to look for help on a wide arrangement of issues, including the $85B proposed merger - to which Trump had voiced resistance.
Different game plans uncovered for this present week indicated Cohen being paid to give counsel to different organizations on issues including social insurance, bookkeeping practices and land. Cohen-connected firm Essential Consultants drew in any event $2.95M from corporate customers after Trump's decision.
Cohen's "extent of work" in the AT&T contract indicates he was to "center around particular long haul arranging activities and in addition the quick issue of corporate duty change and the obtaining of Time Warner," and "innovatively address political and interchanges issues" on issues before the FCC.