Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for 3 years over funds to ladies


Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen is jailed for 3 years over hush cash funds to 2 ladies.

He was sentenced in New York for crimes together with tax evasion, mendacity to Congress and arranging illicit funds to silence ladies who threatened Mr Trump’s presidential marketing campaign in 2016.

Cohen’s legal professionals argued the defendant must be spared jail after he cooperated in a number of federal investigations involving the president.

However US district decide William H Pauley III threw out their arguments and mentioned Cohen deserved a harsh punishment.

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