Novartis Executive Resigns After Payments to Michael Cohen

May 16, 2018

A top lawyer at the drugmaker Novartis will retire after revelations that the firm paid President Trump's personal lawyer $1.2 million for advice on the administration's healthcare policies. The announcement that Novartis's general counsel, Felix R. Ehrat, will step down comes days after AT&T said its top lobbyist was leaving over his dealings with Cohen. Cheddar's Kristen Scholer and Tim Stenovec break down the latest.