Trump Atty Drops Libel Suit Against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Law360 (April 19, 2018, 8:08 PM EDT) -- Michael Cohen, the personal attorney for President Donald Trump who has found himself in the sights of federal prosecutors, on Wednesday dropped his much-ballyhooed defamation suits in New York state and federal court against BuzzFeed and political intelligence firm Fusion GPS, according to court records.

The suits, which were filed in January following the outlets' publication of research into Trump's ties to Russia, were dropped days after federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York said in a filing that the search warrants executed last week on Cohen's home, hotel room, office, safety deposit box and cellphones were the result...

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