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The Michael Cohen avalanche

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Michael Cohen is potentially more perilous to President Trump than anybody else.

Why he matters: The saga has it all: a history of shadowy business deals, ties to organized crime figures connected to Russian mafia, hush money payments to an untold number of women, payments from a U.S. company linked to a Russian oligarch — and, now, Mueller's team is investigating how Cohen monetized his access to Trump.