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Leid Stories—Things Have Changed A Bit for Trump (Part 2)—08.22.18
The fallout continues after the conviction Tuesday of Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, on bank and tax fraud charges and, also Tuesday, Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, pleading guilty to bank and tax fraud and paying hush money to women with whom Trump was romantically involved as a married man.
Although the Manafort and Cohen cases do not directly involve Trump, it is widely believed the president is a likely target of prosecutio and eventually will be shown as linked to his henchmen's wrongdoing.
Leid Stories listeners continue yesterday's discussion on the impact of, and possible fallout from, the Manafort-Cohen legal gutpunches to Trump.
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In a separate development, Trump's former personal attorney and fixer, Michael Cohen, pled guilty in a plea agreement to bank and tax fraud, paying hush money (at Trump's direction) to women with whom the then-presidential candidate allegedly was romantically involved, and violating federal campaign finance laws.
The Manafort and Cohen cases now threaten to draw Trump into the circle of criminal wrongdoing.
Leid Stories discusses Trump's predicament.
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