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Michael Cohen reaches new plea deal with Mueller: report

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  • Michael Cohen reportedly reached a new plea deal with
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday.
  • It could involve his giving dozens of hours of
    testimony.
  • He is also expected to plead guilty to lying to
    Congress.
  • This could severely damage President Donald
    Trump.

Michael Cohen, the longtime personal lawyer for President Donald
Trump, has reached a new plea deal with Special Counsel Robert
Mueller,
ABC News reported on Thursday
.

Cohen is scheduled to appear in federal court in Manhattan on
Thursday, where he is expected to plead guilty to giving false
statements to Congress in a closed-door testimony last year, ABC
News reported.

He is also expected to give dozens of hours of testimony that
could implicate Trump, the channel said.

The news comes as Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in
the 2016 presidential election  appeared ready to issue new
indictments soon.

Read more:
Robert Mueller’s Russia probe looks like it’s speeding up, and
could lead to big indictments soon

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