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OffbeatMueller probe: Prosecutors given Friday deadline for sentencing memo on former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

19:20  06 december  2018
19:20  06 december  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn admitted last year he had lied to the FBI about his WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller filed a sentencing memo Tuesday night Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations in August and lying to

Special counsel Robert Mueller 's team described how former national security adviser Michael The memo is the first in a series of developments expected over the coming weeks in Justice And Michael Cohen , Trump ’s former personal lawyer , will be sentenced Dec. 12 for lying to Congress

Mueller probe: Prosecutors given Friday deadline for sentencing memo on former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

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A New York judge ordered Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday to provide sentencing memos for Michael Cohen by 5 p.m. Friday.

U.S. District Judge William Pauley said the filings should be delivered by hand — rather than electronically — to his chambers in Manhattan.

Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and self-described fixer, is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 12. He has asked for no prison time because of his cooperation with Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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Trump 's personal lawyer Michael Cohen were referred to the US Attorney 's office of the Southern After Session's resignation, Trump appointed the former Attorney General's chief of staff This disclosure came in a court sentencing document for Alex van der Zwaan submitted by Robert Mueller .

Michael D. Cohen , President Trump ’s personal lawyer , outside the Capitol in The prosecutors obtained the search warrant after receiving a referral from the special counsel in the Mr. Berman is a former law partner of Rudolph W. Giuliani, a former New York mayor and a supporter of Mr. Trump .

The cases involve Cohen's guilty pleas to paying six-figure hush-money to Trump's alleged mistresses and to lying to Congress about the president's plans for a Trump Tower in Moscow that extended into the campaign.

The prosecution filings will likely describe Cohen's cooperation since August on those and perhaps other issues.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Mueller probe: Prosecutors given Friday deadline for sentencing memo on former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Cohen's lawyer says Trump may have known he planned to make false testimony.
The lawyer for Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, said Trump knew Cohen lied to Congress ahead of time. Lanny Davis, an attorney representing Cohen in his ongoing legal battles with the Southern District of New York, told Bloomberg Radio's "Sound On" that while Trump did not direct Cohen specifically to lie to Congress, he knew his lawyer's plans and did not direct him to tell the truth. "Mr. Trump and the White House knew that Michael Cohen would be testifying falsely to Congress and did not tell him not to," Davis told Bloomberg News. "There will come a time after Mr.

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