Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty, Says Trump Directed Him to Break Campaign Finance Law

Headline Roundup August 21st, 2018

President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday to eight criminal charges, testifying that Trump directed him to break campaign finance law by arranging payments to two women who said they had affairs with then-candidate Trump. Many on the Left say that Cohen's plea is hugely problematic for the president as it implicates him as a co-conspirator. However, some others say that, while the charges are troublesome, they won't necessarily lead to impeachment.

Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty, Says Trump Directed Him to Break Campaign Finance Law

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen testified on Tuesday that Trump had directed him to commit a crime by arranging payments ahead of the 2016 presidential

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Sen. Lindsey Graham: “Anything short” of Russia collusion will probably “fall into partisan camps.”

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Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz said Tuesday on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that attorney Michael Cohen's set of guilty pleas may cause some trouble for President Trump, but that they are not "lethal" to his presidency.

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