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Michael Cohen, former personal advocate of US President Donald Trump, leaves the Federal Court in New York, United States, on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.
Former Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to having lied to Congress about a real estate project in Russia, under an agreement with special advocate Robert Mueller. as part of an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, reported the Associated Press Thursday.
In a statement to the Senate Intelligence Committee in September 2017, Cohen referred to a sloppy real estate transaction that Trump had made in Russia years ago.