Senior advisor and son-in-law to US president Donald Trump, Jared Kushner (right). File photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The Democratic-led US house judiciary committee on Thursday voted to authorise subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including president Donald Trump’s son(...)

Stormy Daniels. Michael Cohen has testified that he paid $130,000 to the adult film actor. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

This week was a difficult one for Donald Trump as the Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election moved ever closer to his in(...)

Michael Cohen, behind Donald Trump on the left, at a campaign stop at the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 21st, 2016. Photograph: Eric Thayer/New York Times

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, dropped a bombshell this week as he confessed to paying hush money to two women to influence t(...)

Playboy model Karen McDougal has sued a media company she says paid her $150,000 to keep quiet about an affairshe says she had with US president Donald Trump.  Photograph: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

US president Donald Trump faced legal challenges from women on two fronts on Tuesday as a defamation lawsuit brought by a former Apprentice TV show co(...)