Cohen strikes plea deal in fraud case, reports say
Aug 23, 2018, 01:48
The verdict was part of a stunning one-two punch of bad news for the White House, coming as the president's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was pleading guilty in NY to campaign finance charges arising from hush money payments made to two women who say they had sex with Trump. But Cohensaid Tuesday that Trump repaid him the money for the goal of influencing the campaign.
Other experts have said that a sitting president can be indicted, arguing that no person is above the law. If Democrats take back control of the House in November's midterm elections, it's their party that will have to decide what to do with Trump. Along with admitting that he made the payments to help Trump's 2016 White House bid, Cohen made the explosive claim that the future president personally coordinated and directed the transfer of the funds.
Last month, Cohen attorney Lanny Davis released an audio recording of a September 2016 conversation between Trump and Cohen in which they discussed a deal that a Playboy model made to sell the rights to her story of an alleged affair with Trump. He did not bring up either of his former associates.
"If those payments were a crime for Michael Cohen, then why wouldn't they be a crime for Donald Trump?".
Cohen appears to be open to a plea deal.
"Any attempt by the President to pardon Mr. Manafort or interfere in the investigation into his campaign would be a gross abuse of power and require immediate action by Congress", Senate Intelligence Vice Chairman Mark Warner said in a statement Tuesday. "And we've commented on this extensively", Sanders said.
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Discussing the differences between their views, she said: " One , I want to see this nation united as opposed to divided". Trump was obsessed with leaks to the news media and repeatedly demanded that McGahn draft the agreement, the aides said.
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Later, a woman was killed when a auto drove into a crowd of people opposing the white nationalists, and dozens more were injured. This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the rally and events are planned in Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville.
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But she said she was under the impression that Mr Manafort had been directing his deputies' actions and "knew what was going on". Gates' testimony began on Monday and will likely continue into Tuesday, when Manafort's defense attorneys will cross-examine him.
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