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The key revelation of Michael Cohen’s new guilty plea is this: Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller is one step closer to showing links between Donald Trump’s business interests in Russia and his conduct as a candidate for president.

The criminal information filed by Mueller’s prosecutors in the Southern District of New York states that in a period that lasted until the middle of June 2016, Cohen asked the press secretary to Russian President Vladimir Putin for a meeting with Putin in Russia as part of a deal that would have led to a Trump Tower being built in Moscow.

And according to the document, Cohen spoke to Trump about the deal more than three times during that period, and asked both Trump and other senior campaign officials about a Trump trip to Russia in connection with the deal.

Cohen is pleading guilty to lying to Congress by saying these negotiations had ended by January 2016 and by denying that he spoke to Trump about them.

The details that emerge in the document are fascinating and rich.


https://www.bloomberg.com/opin...a-link-into-the-open


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Wondering if this is the beginning of the end. I hope so.

Perjury trap?


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More... Trump is compromised by Russia

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In a normal political world, Republicans would have enough patriotism to find this alarming and humiliating. Every day of the Trump presidency is a national security emergency. The question now is whether Senate Republicans, who could actually do something about it, will ever be moved to care.


More than anything else this is what galls me the most. The sheer bankruptcy of the republican party. The total lack of moral and ethical mooring we've seen from these decripit has-beens is completely disgusting.


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This is going to make for an interesting few months.

One comment I heard from some opinionator on the news (can't remember which network): Cohen's story aligned well with the others who had been interviewed. If he now says he lied about some things (like the meetings with Russia), then it casts doubt on the other folks' testimonies. Hmmmm.
 
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