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Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty To Lying To Congress

President Donald Trump's former lawyer and confidant Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to yet another criminal charge.

According to several reports, Cohen made a surprise court appearance in Manhattan Thursday morning. During that hearing, he admitted to lying to Congress about a real estate project to build a Trump Tower in Russia — saying negotiations ended in June 2016. He now says they continued through August 2017.

In August of this year, Cohen pleaded guilty to eight charges in federal court, including tax fraud, bank fraud and campaign finance violations. He's expected to be sentenced on those charges next month.


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