Trump ex-lawyer pleads guilty to lying about Moscow tower project

U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen exits Federal Court after entering a guilty plea in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former longtime personal lawyer, pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Organization skyscraper in Moscow, prompting the president to lash out at Cohen as a liar and “weak person.” The unexpected plea stemmed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s intensifying investigation into […]

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