Trump called Cohen a "weak person" who is lying to get a lighter sentence.
In August, Cohen, 52, pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations related to payments before the election to two women who alleged they had affairs with Trump years prior.
Cohen's new guilty plea is the latest development in a wide-ranging investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the 2016 election. In May 2016, a month after Trump had emerged the victor of the GOP primaries, Sater - identified as "Individual 2" - told Cohen that Peskov wanted to meet him in mid-June at an global business forum in St. Petersburg and "possibly introduce you" to Putin or Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Cohen's plea documents focus on what he told Congress about his work on a Trump Tower project in Moscow, and in them, special counsel Robert Mueller revealed that Cohen briefed Trump's "family members" who work for the Trump Organization about the project.
Senior Democrats on the Senate intelligence and judiciary committees believe Donald Trump junior may have given false evidence when testifying about a now famous Trump Tower meeting with Russians in June 2016.
The Mueller investigation has cast a cloud over the current American administration.
I assume we will discuss the rejected proposal to build a Trump property in Moscow that was terminated in January of 2016; which occurred before the Iowa caucus and months before the very first primary.
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He said he also lied about his contacts with Russian officials and lied when he said he never agreed to travel to Russia in connection with the project and never discussed with Trump plans to travel to Moscow to support the project.
Trump said his pledge not to conclude new deals only applied after he had been elected and inaugurated.
Trump, who earlier tweeted that the Mueller probe was an "illegal Joseph McCarthy style Witch Hunt", blasted Cohen as a "weak person" who lied to get a reduced sentence.
Mueller also is examining whether any of Trump's associates conspired with Moscow to influence the election's outcome.
"In truth and in fact, and as Cohen well knew, Cohen's representations about the Moscow Project he made to [Congress] were false and misleading", prosecutors said in the nine-page document. He has also spread an unproven and unsupported theory that Mueller's team is coercing people close to Trump to lie about him to bring down his presidency. Sater said he spoke only to Cohen about the project.
As he left the White House on Thursday morning to attend the G-20 summit of the world's largest economies in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Trump falsely claimed that his efforts were well known throughout the campaign and that he had every right to pursue the Moscow project.
But the decision of a close confidant - who knows where all the secrets are - to co-operate with Mr Mueller's investigation is a huge blow to an administration that just can not seem to escape the shadow of Russian Federation, nor explain away Mr Trump's apparent cosiness with Vladimir Putin.
Both Trump and Moscow have denied any wrongdoing. Guidelines call for little to no prison on the new charge.
After a wild rookie year filled with controversy and injuries, the days of Fultz being a dominant point guard seem long gone. In turn, this points to the belief that the Sixers could potentially look for McConnell to handle a larger workload.
Mexico's National Migration Institute reported that 98 migrants were being deported after trying to breach the U.S. border. Now, Sinclair - which covers roughly 40 percent of American households, many in the South and Midwest - is at it again.
Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, gamers need to know - which console "won" the Thanksgiving weekend battle? Lifetime sales of Nintendo Switch , which is entering only its second holiday season, have reached more than 8.2 million units.
The Chicago area was slammed with up to 30 centimetres of wet snow, and whiteout conditions stalled commuter traffic on the roads. Strong winds and snow were expected to create blizzard conditions across much of Nebraska and parts of Kansas, Iowa and Missouri.
A federal judge has at least temporarily ruled against the policy, but the administration has taken steps to harden the border. Within an hour on Sunday, the group from the caravan that rushed toward the border largely dispersed.
Joe Cunningham of SC and Abigail Spanberger of Virginia are among those who said they'd vote against Pelosi on the House floor. The group sent Pelosi a letter on November 13 outlining their terms and have since kept up the pressure on Pelosi.
The Baltimore Operations plant will stop building transmissions, and likewise the Warren Transmission Operations site in MI . The president said that he was " very tough " with GM CEO Mary Barra when speaking with her after the announcement .
That proposal replaced President Trump's plan to ban all transgender military members, which he announced via Twitter in 2017. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; no argument date has been set in the 9th Circuit in the third case.
The rest of the whales were euthanised due to their deteriorating condition and the remote, hard access to the location. Meanwhile, on Sunday, 10 pygmy killer whales were found stranded at Ninety Mile Beach on the North Island.
Six hostages - including a rabbi and his pregnant wife - were killed at the Nariman Chabad House. Israel stands in solidarity with India against terrorism and in memory of its victims.
Cheers, hugs as NASA's InSight lands on Mars
The spacecraft is NASA's first to touch down on Earth's neighboring planet since the Curiosity rover arrived in 2012. Experts say that is Mars' horizon visible in the top portion of the image. "This is really fantastic".
Trump tweets support of MS senator ahead of runoff
Johnson is free to support and donate his money to any candidate or cause he chooses, and the same can be said for Breton. In the final weeks of campaigning, race has become a dominant issue. "They want to cut our Social security and Medicare".
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It also means Harry will be leaving his childhood home , where he was raised with William by Princess Diana. It provided no further details on the new official residence.
23 dead, several missing in Lake Victoria boat accident
He also thanked Mr Ssenkezi Francis, Mayor Ali Kasirye Mulyanyama, and the local residents for coming out to attend to the matter. Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the third largest, by area, in the world after Lake Superior and the Caspian Sea.