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Michael Cohen: Trump’s former lawyer ‘deserves substantial prison time’ despite cooperation, prosecutors say

Michael Cohen: Trump’s former lawyer ‘deserves substantial prison time’ despite cooperation, prosecutors say

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, should spend a substantial term in prison for paying hush money to an adult actress on behalf of the president, prosecutors have said, despite him cooperating with the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the election.  ohen, 57, who once said he would “take a bullet” for…

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, should spend a substantial term in prison for paying hush money to an adult actress on behalf of the president, prosecutors have said, despite him cooperating with the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the election. 

ohen, 57, who once said he would “take a bullet” for the president, has been cooperating with two groups of investigators, one probing the lawyers payment of hush money to Stormy Daniels on the eve of the 2016 election, and Robert Mueller probe into Moscow’s alleged actions and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.

While Mr Mueller said in a sentencing document that Cohen had gone to “significant lengths” to assist his probe, prosecutors in the southern district of New York said Cohen had not entered into a cooperation agreement with their office and that his sentence should reflect a “modest” reduction from the roughly four to five years they said federal guidelines would suggest.

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