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"More of the day's top stories straight ahead coming up after ABC news. From ABC news. I taught at President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen came in handy, the special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian investigation, the special counsel said Michael Cohen was useful in several respects. But in particular, he discussed his own contacts with Russians and attempts by Russia. Nationals to reach the Trump campaign as far back as November twenty fifteen just five months after Trump declared his candidacy for president at the time. The special counsel said Cohen recalled a Russian national proposing a meeting between Donald Trump and President Putin for both political and business reasons. The Muller team said Cohen's information was credible and consistent with other evidence obtained in the investigation Aaron Katersky ABC news, New York Cohen will be sentenced on December twelve court documents say former Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, testified before a grand jury on two occasions as part of his plea deal. Prosecutors from special counsel Robert Muller's office accused of violating the agreement by lying to investigators metaphor cut the deal in September and agreed to plead guilty to two felonies. It headed off a second trial for Manafort relate. To his Ukrainian political consulting and unregistered foreign lobbying.."