President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen on Thursday sued the Trump Organization in a Manhattan court, accusing the company of breaching a contract that ensured Cohen’s legal expenses related to the ongoing special counsel investigation would be paid.
Bloomberg News reports that court documents filed by Cohen state that the Trump Organization ceased payments to Cohen’s legal defense effort in 2018, which he calls a breach of his contract. Cohen is reportedly seeking $1.9 million in disputed legal fees.
“The Trump Organization agreed to indemnify Mr. Cohen and to pay attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by Mr. Cohen in connection with various matters arising from Mr. Cohen’s work with and on behalf of the Organization,” the court filings reportedly read. “These matters included multiple congressional hearings, Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, and others.”
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