Michael Avenatti releases ‘executive summary’ claiming Michael Cohen received $500k from Russia oligarch close to Putin
Michael Avenatti, the attorney for Stephanie Clifford, AKA Stormy Daniels on MSNBC's "Hardball"

Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, released an executive summary on Twitter claiming that Michael Cohen received approximately $500,000 from a company connected to Russia.


However, when asked about the claims, Michael Cohen’s attorney, Steve Ryan said:

“I understand the shorthand you’re using, but it wasn’t a payment."