Listen: Donald Trump, Trump And Michael Cohen discussed on Nightside with Dan Rea
"Where the news watch never stops. Thirty two degrees in Boston at eight o'clock. Good evening. I'm Don huff. Here's what's happening. Federal prosecutors now one substantial jail time for former presidential lawyer Michael Cohen despite his cooperation with investigators until Michael Cohen met Donald Trump federal prosecutors portrayed him as a small time lawyer making seventy five thousand dollars a year. Then he started negotiating on Trump's behalf. I about buildings later about keeping alleged mistresses, quiet. He made more money. But federal prosecutors said Cohen was still motivated by greed and ambition the sentencing memo's make clear Cohen turned on President Trump's somebody once said he'd take a bullet for under pressure. He told special counsel, Robert Muller. He spoke with the Russian in November two thousand fifteen the earliest known contact with the campaign Aaron Katersky. ABC news New York court documentary veal, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, violated there's plea agreement by lying about contacts with the Russians as well as Trump administration officials CBS's Paula Reed. We knew that he had lied. We didn't know specifically what he had lied to the special counsel about. Now, we're getting more details about that. And I think the newest sort of most surprising thing is that he was lying to the special counsel about his contacts at Trump administration officials as recently as may of this year. Of course, the big question is why was he trying to conceal his contacts with the administration? The White House says the colon and Manafort filings offer nothing new or damaging about the president closed door Capitol Hill testimony today from a former FBI director James Comey wanted to testify in open session, Republicans insisted it be closed. And now the fired FBI director says it appeared to be a waste of time. We could have done this open."