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Key Figure in Trump’s Business Pleads Guilty to Felony Perjury

Posted on AllSides March 4th, 2024
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Jefferson Siegel for The New York Times

Allen H. Weisselberg, former President Donald J. Trump’s longtime financial gatekeeper, pleaded guilty to felony perjury charges in a Manhattan courtroom on Monday, the latest twist in a tortured legal odyssey.

Yet Mr. Weisselberg, who for years has remained steadfastly loyal to Mr. Trump in the face of intense prosecutorial pressure, did not implicate his former boss. That unbroken streak of loyalty has frustrated prosecutors and now, at the age of 76, will cost Mr. Weisselberg his freedom a second time.

The plea agreement with the Manhattan district attorney, Alvin...

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