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Deputy U.S. Attorney Robert Khuzami on Cohen charges: "These are very serious charges, and reflect a pattern of lies and dishonesty over an extended period of time." "Mr. Cohen…decided that he was above the law, and for that he is going to pay a very, very serious price." pic.twitter.com/6ZNyAb4Wdi — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August Continue Reading
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Manafort lawyer Kevin Downing: “Mr. Manafort is disappointed of not getting acquittals all the way through or a complete hung jury on all counts; however, he would like to thank Judge Ellis for granting him a fair trial” https://t.co/AcGwG8tfls pic.twitter.com/YCDjU2ppQl — NBC News (@NBCNews) August 21, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to:-Evading personal income taxes-Making an unlawful corporate campaign contribution-Making a false statement to a financial institution-Making an excessive campaign contribution in October 2016 https://t.co/zCtcR2u51M — Bloomberg (@business) August 21, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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BREAKING: Michael Cohen says in a plea deal that "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office" he kept information that would have been harmful to the candidate and the campaign from becoming public https://t.co/mHev45WAMT pic.twitter.com/U3AErBdaNF — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) August 21, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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JUST IN: Murder charge filed against 24-year-old man in case of missing Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts, officials announce. A body discovered this morning in a farm field is believed to be to Tibbetts, though identity "has not been confirmed." https://t.co/D2Xa3dFrob pic.twitter.com/x3m48NRYWw — ABC News (@ABC) August 21, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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President Trump has sought to justify his refusal to testify in person before the inquiry into Russian meddling in his election campaign by saying he feared a “perjury trap” that would falsely portray him as a liar https://t.co/e9cxfpsTUP — The Times of London (@thetimes) August 21, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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Besides the $130,000 payment, Cohen admitted to making an illegal contribution of $150,000, which was how much Karen McDougal got from the National Enquirer’s publisher to quash her story https://t.co/s3rCuEMMIH — Bloomberg Politics (@bpolitics) August 21, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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Former Trump aides: NSA Flynn – (pleaded guilty) Campaign aide Papadopoulos – (pleaded guilty) Campaign Chairman Manafort – (found guilty on 8 counts) Deputy campaign chairman and top transition official Gates – (pleaded guilty) Personal lawyer Cohen – (pleaded guilty) — MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 21, 2018 Source; TwitterContinue Reading
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"Legally, The president has been in jeopardy that is deep for some time, and it may be getting deeper," says John Harwood on President Trump's former attorney and former campaign chairman pleading guilty to felonies. https://t.co/VjIoeLByZp pic.twitter.com/CVWXcBljfb — CNBC (@CNBC) August 21, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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"Former Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been found guilty of individual income tax return, filing a false individual income tax return," @PaulaReidCBS reports. "This is specific to his 2010 return. He was charged with 5 different counts of this same crime." pic.twitter.com/7jkakiObxS — CBS News (@CBSNews) August 21, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading