Listen: President Trump, Michael Cohen And Rex Tillerson discussed on The Afternoon News with Kitty O'Neal
"Five twenty three. Now is the drive at five continues on the cave. The after noon news. The White House briefing. Federal prosecutors are pushing for jail time for President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen for fraud and tax charges. A sentencing has been released from the US district court of the southern district of New York. It notes that Cohen committed four federal crimes over a period of several years. It also says and this is a quote he was motivated to do. So by personal greed and repeatedly used his power and influence for deceptive ends the memo acknowledges that Cohen has asked for no jail time, and accuses him of having a rose colored view of the seriousness of the crime Cohen is accused of tax evasion. Making false statements to a financial institution illegal campaign contributions and lying to congress. The memo notes that the sentence for Coen's crimes typically range from roughly four and a half to six and a half years, and it remarks at prosecutors want a substantial term of imprisonment a forfeiture of half a million dollars and a fine. The gloves came off in the long simmering feud between President Trump and former secretary of state. Rex Tillerson today, the president using Twitter to question Tillerson's intelligence after Tillerson, criticized him, President Trump tweeting that former secretary of State Rex Tillerson was quote, dumb as a rock, and I couldn't get rid of him fast enough in the Tillerson was lazy as hell that tweet responding to Tillerson telling an audience that Mr. Trump was undisciplined doesn't like to read and just kind of says, this is what I believe. Tillerson also saying he would often tell Mr. Trump he couldn't do something because it would break the law. Andy Field ABC news, Washington. President Trump has announced his nomination for the nation's top law enforcement, officer ABC's. Karen Travers reports from the White House. President Trump's pick to be the next attorney general William bar has remained neutral on the legitimacy of Robert Muller's Russia probe, but he did take issue with the political affiliations of those on Muller's team bar told the Washington Post in July of two thousand seventeen that prosecutors who make political contributions are identifying fairly strongly with the political party barrels told the New York Times last year. He believe. There is more reason to investigate allegations against Hillary Clinton, then to investigate Russian collusion with the Trump campaign. Karen Travers, ABC news, the White House on his way to Kansas City, Missouri today. President Trump out State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert will be nominated to US ambassador to the United Nations. Here's the president today. Very."