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Pharma giant’s top lawyer resigns over Cohen payments

The top lawyer at Novartis​ stepped down after it was revealed he signed a $1.2 million contract with President Trump’s ​personal lawyer — ​more fallout from the payments that companies made to Michael Cohen. Felix Ehrat inked the one-year deal with Cohen’s Essential Consultants, the shell company Cohen used to pay porn star Stormy Daniels to keep mum about an alleged affair with the president. ​ see also Pharma giant paid Cohen $1.2M after he promised access President Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen scored $1.2 million by... “Although the contract was ...