Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 8:40 AM
A tearful Michael Cohen was sentenced to three-years in prison by a federal judge who said he should face "considerable punishment" for engaging in a "smorgasbord of fraudulent activity" including crimes committed at direction of Donald Trump, his one-time patron. Cohen has also admitted to lying to Congress about a project to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, and committing tax and bank fraud.
Donald Trump says chief of staff John Kelly leaving at year's end
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 11:51 AM
US President Trump announced his chief of staff John Kelly will soon be leaving the administration, latest key personnel move at a time of mounting pressure from the Russia election-meddling probe that comes amid increased focus on preparing for the 2020 elections. Prosecutors said Trump had directed his lawyer Michael Cohen to make illegal payments to two women to silence allegations of sexual affairs.