Cohen says Trump remained involved in the Moscow Tower project during the campaign


Michael Cohen told special advocate Robert Mueller that he had lied to Congress to minimize President Trump's involvement in the 2016 campaign to build a Trump tower in Moscow, thereby increasing the pressure on his former boss as investigators investigated his trade relations with Russia.

In a surprise hearing on Thursday, Cohen pleaded guilty to a charge by Mueller's office of lying to Congress about the Russian real estate project, saying he had deliberately downplayed Trump's connection with project. He…

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