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Chicago foreign policy advisor to Trump plans guilty plea in lying case

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Chicagoan George Papadopoulos arriving at his lawyer's office in Chicago on Friday. He is the next Trump adviser up to bat in the Special Counsel's line-up of guilty defendants.
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Former U.S. Attorney Responds To Manafort Verdict And Cohen's Plea Deal

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NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with former U.S. attorney and University of Michigan law professor Barbara McQuade about Michael Cohen's plea deal and the verdict in Paul Manafort's trial.
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Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax, Fox News Washington DC Producer Jake Gibson, Senior Correspondent for the Fox News Channel Rick Leventhal & Associate Editor Of RealClearPolitics AB Stoddard

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Flipped! Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen is striking a deal with federal prosecutors, Fox News has learned. Sources say the talks have moved swiftly. The terms of the deal are not yet clear, but Cohen is scheduled to appear at a New York federal court hearing.The confirmation comes after it emerged earlier Tuesday that Cohen's legal team was in talks for a possible plea deal in the financial fraud investigation against him. Marie has the latest.
How's It Going? The new Monmouth University Poll found that only 30 percent of respondents believe that Trump has hired the "best people...
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Q&A: What Cohen's plea, Manafort's verdict mean for Trump

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Tuesday was a bad day in court for former associates of President Donald Trump, and it could foreshadow hard days ahead for the president.
In a New York courtroom, Trump's former personal lawyer and “fixer,” Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations. Cohen said Trump directed him to arrange the payment of hush money to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump, porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal, acknowledging the payments were made to influence the election.
In Virginia, a jury found former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort...
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Q&A: What Cohen's plea, Manafort's verdict mean for Trump

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Tuesday was a bad day in court for former associates of President Donald Trump, and it could foreshadow hard days ahead for the president.
In a New York courtroom, Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer," Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations. Cohen said Trump directed him to arrange the payment of hush money to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump, porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal, acknowledging the payments were made to influence the election.
In Virginia, a jury found former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort...
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Here's why Donald Trump is not named in the Michael Cohen indictment

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Anyone who has followed the news knows that the payments Cohen described were made on behalf of Trump. But neither the prosecutor nor Cohen ever uttered Trump's name.
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Guy Benson Talks Manafort Trial And Cohen Plea Deal While On Horseback

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Fox News Radio's Guy Benson called into Benson and Harf to give his view on the news of the day while riding horseback in Wyoming.
"I am riding a horse and I have been scrolling through Twitter over the last hour reading every detail of these competing enormous news developments, while aboard Pumpkin The Horse. Her name is Pumpkin. She is doing a great job and she is taking in my reactions in real time."
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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen testifies Trump told him to commit a crime

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U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, testified on Tuesday that Trump directed him to commit a crime by arranging payments ahead of the 2016 presidential election to silence two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump.
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The Latest: Cohen lawyer suggests Trump should face charges

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NEW YORK - The Latest on a financial fraud probe involving Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen : 6:15 p.m. Michael Cohen's lawyer is suggesting President Donald Trump should face criminal charges for directing his longtime "fixer" to make hush-money payments to two women to influence the election. Lawyer Lanny Davis tweeted on Tuesday: "If those payments were a crime for Michael Cohen, then why wouldn't they be a crime for Donald Trump?" Davis' comments came after Cohen pleaded guilty to charges including campaign finance fraud.
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The Latest: Avenatti: Plea should open Trump to questioning

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NEW YORK - The Latest on a financial fraud probe involving Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen : 6 p.m. Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Michael Cohen's guilty plea to charges involving hush-money payments should open the door to questioning President Donald Trump about "what he knew, when he knew it, and what he did about it."
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Prosecutor: Michael Cohen paid hush money at candidate Trump's direction

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Congressman Adam Schiff Reacts To Manafort Verdict And Cohen's Guilty Plea

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NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, about the plea deal by President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen. and the guilty verdict in Paul Manafort's trial.
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Read Trump ex-lawyer Michael Cohen's full plea agreement

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President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, admitted to eight counts of financial crimes in federal court Tuesday.
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Michael Cohen says Trump directed hush money payments

Michael Cohen says Trump directed hush money payments

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In a day of bombshell revelations, one may well stand above the rest.
After entering a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in New York, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, pleaded guilty to eight total counts, including five counts of tax evasion, one count of making a false statement to a financial institution, and another count of “willful cause of unlawful corporate contribution” - as well as a count of “excessive campaign contribution.”
UPDATED: Michael Cohen pleads guilty to criminal charges
The plea agreement comes as Trump's longtime lawyer faces charges of...
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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in deal with prosecutors

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U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to tax fraud, campaign finance violations and bank fraud in federal court in New York on Tuesday.
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Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen makes plea deal with prosecutors

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Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors on charges including campaign finance violations, bank fraud and tax evasion.
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