Prosecutors seek prison time for Cohen, detail Manafort's alleged lies in Russia probe

Credit: Reuters- Published on December 8, 2018
Federal prosecutors on Friday asked a judge to sentence Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, to a "substantial" prison term for paying an adult film star hush money on Trump's behalf and evading taxes, and detailed alleged lies to investigators by another former Trump aide.
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Published on December 8, 2018 -  01:00
Feds Ask Judge To Throw Book At Cohen
U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is in deep trouble. According to Reuters, federal prosecutors on Friday asked a judge to sentence Cohen to a “substantial” prison term. Cohen has been cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into possible collusion between Russia and Trump’s 2016 election campaign. He pleaded guilty to financial crimes in August, and to a separate charge of lying to Congress in a case disclosed by Mueller last week.

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