Novartis paid Trump lawyer Michael Cohen $1.2 million for advice on Obamacare – work he was unable to do


Access to power is a big part of the crony game in Washington. Novartis was hoping Cohen could be their conduit.

(From CNBC)

Drug giant Novartis revealed Wednesday that it paid President Donald Trump‘s lawyer Michael Cohen $1.2 million for health-care policy consulting work that he proved “unable” to do…

…Novartis said it signed a one-year contract with Cohen’s shell company, Essential Consultants, for $100,000 per month in February 2017, shortly after Trump was inaugurated as president.

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