In a setback to Trump, Cohen pleads guilty, Manafort convicted
In a setback to Trump, Cohen pleads guilty, Manafort convicted
Ex-Trump lawyer investigated for $20m bank fraud – Report
22 August, 2018, 19:13
A jury made up of six men and six women in Alexandria, Virginia has come to a unanimous verdict on eight counts against former Trump campaign chairman and businessman Paul Manafort.
CNNreported that the deal includes prison time for the president's long-time fixer, who played a behind-the-scenes role in making hush payments to women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump.
These developments did not deter Trump supporters from indulging in the infamous "lock her up" chant, which began during the 2016 campaign in relation to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's controversial use of a private email server and the FBI investigation surrounding it.
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 sexual relationships with Trump. But in his statement to a federal court Tuesday, Cohensaid the payment was made "for principal objective of influencing election" - a violation of federal campaign finance law.
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He could face 3 to 5 years in jail as part of his plea deal and a substantial fine as part of his plea deal in the Southern District of New York, Fox News reported.
The two payments were meant to silence two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump and were made prior to the 2016 presidential election.
It caps a day of turmoil for the White House with the Donald Trump's long term attorney and fixer Michael Cohen handing himself into the Federal Bureau of Investigation on campaign finance charges.
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