Michael Cohen, former US lawyer Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in paying illegal payments to women to help Trump’s election campaign in 2016 and lied to Congress about designing the Trump Tower project in Russia .
Michael Cohen sentenced
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Ex-Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen arrives at Manhattan federal court for his sentencing. pic.twitter.com/PO9WyBQRfJ
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US District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan denounced Cohen for three years for payments that violated the Campaign Funding Act and for two months for a false declaration in Congress. The two concepts will run concurrently.
Cohen admitted in August for a campaign fee and for false statements in November.