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Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

November 29, 2018 - 8:48 am
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NEW YORK (AP) _ Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, is pleading guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal in Russia.
 
Cohen made a surprise appearance Thursday in a New York courtroom at around 9 p.m. and began entering the plea. 
 
He admitted to making false statements in 2017 to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about a plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
 
In August, Cohen pleaded guilty to other federal charges involving his taxi businesses, bank fraud and his campaign work for Trump.
 
The court appearance is ongoing.

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