The Treasury Department’s inspector general will examine the uncorroborated allegation that records were removed from a government database of suspicious transactions.
Lawyer uses Twitter and cable news to make accusations in case against Trump and Michael Cohen.
Detailed claims about Cohen’s banking history were made public Tuesday by Michael Avenatti, an attorney for a porn star who was paid $130,000 by Cohen to keep quiet about her alleged affair with President Trump.
Payments to him were first disclosed in a document circulated by Stormy Daniels’s lawyer.
Albert ‘Kell’ Kelly, one of the two, left amid scrutiny of his previous actions as the leader of a bank in Oklahoma and of his lifetime ban from banking. Pruitt’s head of security also announced his retirement.
The relationship between Michael Cohen and Keith Davidson is drawing public scrutiny as federal authorities investigating Cohen examine payments made to women whose stories could have damaged Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
President Trump’s personal attorney told a federal judge that he would invoke his constitutional right not to incriminate himself in a lawsuit brought by the adult entertainer.
Keith Davidson has been contacted by federal authorities investigating Trump’s personal lawyer and has turned over “limited electronic information,” a spokesman said.
Karen McDougal’s deal ends a suit over the rights to her account of the alleged relationship a decade ago.
With every headline about her and Donald Trump, the number of searches for her name skyrockets.