AT&T CEO calls hiring of Michael Cohen a "big mistake"

AT&T is saying that the hiring of Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen was a "big mistake."

In an internal memo to employees, obtained by The Associated Press, CEO Randall Stephenson called the hiring a "serious misjudgment,'" and said that the company's chief lobbyist in Washington is leaving.

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The company says Cohen approached them following the 2016 election.

The one-year contract paid Cohen $50,000 per month.