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"News time three oh. To last night for the first time, the government links the president or what it says a criminal campaign finance violations. The Justice department says Mr. Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of women claims of extra marital affairs threatened his presidential campaign that I'll Gatien made yesterday in court papers, according to federal prosecutors, Mr. Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen, arrange those payments quote in coordination with them the direction of Mr. Trump. However, yesterday's filing does stopped short of accusing the president of any crime. Special counsel. Meantime, Robert Muller outlining new contacts between Russian nationals and the Trump campaign. Correspondent Aaron Katersky. With Michael Cohen deserves a substantial term of imprisonment. Federal prosecutors said after he pleaded guilty to several crimes, including tax evasion and campaign finance violations. They said Cohen was motivated by greed and ambition prosecutors here acknowledged Cohen's credible, and useful assistance to special counsel, Robert Muller, but doubted he was fully forthcoming to them about all the crimes he may have known about Cohen faces up to several years in prison when he's sentenced next week. But prosecutors said the prison term should be slightly lower Michael's office Muller's office say Michael Cohen was touch with far back as two thousand fifteen with the Russian who offered political synergy with the Trump campaign. President Trump tweeted last night, quote, totally clears the president. Thank you under federal sentencing guidelines Cohen faces about four years in connection with the case of Manhattan up to six months in the Muller case ballpark numbers. Cohen is scheduled to be sentenced in Manhattan Wednesday. Wins news time three or four the president nominating William bar as attorney general bars had the job before under president, George H W Bush, President Trump talked about it while addressing a law enforcement conference in Kansas City during his tenure he demonstrated an unwavering adherence to the rule of law, which the people in this room to here. There's no one more capable or."