Listen: Michael Cohen, President Trump And Paul Manafort discussed on WBZ Morning News
"This is WBZ NewsRadio ten thirty where the news lunch. Never stops. It's twenty two degrees and mostly cloudy in Boston at five o'clock. Good morning. I'm art Cohen WBZ news. And here's what's happening. Flurry of memos yesterday from federal prosecutors concerning former Trump attorney, Michael Cohen and former Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort, despite his guilty plea and plea agreement. Federal prosecutors said Michael Cohen, cooperated only partially and they recommended free and a half years in prison. Cohen will be sentenced on December twelve in a separate court filing. Prosecutors say Paul Manafort violated his plea agreement by telling them multiple discernible is this is CBS news Justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff peg as pled guilty to lying to congress. And what the special counsel's office says is that before he's testimony before congress. There was some contact with White House officials was there in the type of contact where someone in the White House was giving carwin talking point for his testimony and also in the manner. Document one reason why this agreements with a special counsel's office is essentially falling apart is because of manafort's contact with administration officials care do goal. A former assistant US attorney for New York's eastern district describes the lies Manafort allegedly told the appears to have lied about the obstruction conspiracy that he entered into with Constantine Kalinic. He also appears to have lied about one hundred twenty five thousand dollar payments and taken together the court filings layout previously undisclosed contacts between Trump associates and Russia and intermediaries totally clears the president. Thank you, President Trump road in a tweet reacting to the court filings from federal prosecutors the White House, adding the new information was of no value was unrelated to President Trump the court filing say nothing about President Trump's connection if any with Russia during the campaign, but they do suggest the. President directed. Michael Cohen to commit to felonies involving payments to silence women claiming they had affairs with the president a possible violation of campaign laws. Authorities have identified at burn body found in Lynn Thursday afternoon in fray park by a dog Walker as a nineteen year old male the name being withheld pending notification of family, the Essex County district attorney Jonathan Blodget says the death is considered suspicious and remains under investigation coming up on WBZ six people have died after a nightclub."