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Trump's lawyer falsely claimed in 2017 interview that Trump Organization had no recent activity in Russia

Trump's lawyer falsely claimed in 2017 interview that Trump Organization had no recent activity in Russia

(CNN)President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, claimed in a January 2017 interview that the Trump Organization had no recent relationship with Russia, months before admitting he had personally pursued a business deal there on behalf of the company during the 2016 presidential campaign. A day after CNN broke news about the so-called dossier in January 2017, radio host Sean Hannity asked Cohen whether anybody "within the campaign or around Donald Trump," had spoken to "anybody in Russia," Cohen replied, "No." "There's no relationship," Cohen told Hannity in the January 11, 2017 appearance. "The last time that there was any activity between the Trump Organization -- actually,