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Ex-Trump ‘fixer’ Michael Cohen has entered into a plea agreement with the feds: report

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Former Trump attorney and “fixer” Michael Cohen has reportedly entered into a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in Manhattan.

ABC News first broke news of the agreement on Tuesday afternoon, although both NBC News and CNN both reported earlier in the day that such an agreement was in the works.

ABC News’ initial report offered no details about what the plea deal involved or what, if any, cooperation Cohen is expected to give prosecutors. In fact, ABC News reports that it is “still unclear” whether Cohen plans to cooperate with Mueller at all.

Cohen, who was once one of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies, has had a falling out with his longtime boss in the months after the FBI raided his offices this past April.

The relationship with Cohen was seemingly shattered after it was revealed that Cohen had secretly recorded a conversation with Trump in which the two men discussed making hush money payments to a former Playboy model who was about to go public with an alleged affair she’d had with him.

Additionally, Cohen’s decision to retain longtime Clinton ally Lanny Davis as his personal counsel was seen by some observers as a signal that he planned to turn on the president.

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Trump flips out over ‘RIGGED’ hearings as Democrats grill Hope Hicks

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President Donald Trump ranted on Twitter while his former communications director testified before the House Judiciary Committee.

Hope Hicks complied with a congressional subpoena and testified behind closed doors to the Democrat-led panel, and the president raged online as word leaked out that a White House lawyer was objecting to many of the questions about her government service.

"The Dems are very unhappy with the Mueller Report, so after almost 3 years, they want a Redo, or Do Over. This is extreme Presidential Harassment," Trump tweeted. "They gave Crooked Hillary’s people complete Immunity, yet now they bring back Hope Hicks."

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Soledad O’Brien shames the press for calling Trump’s lies about Central Park 5 a ‘controversial stance’

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Former CNN host Soledad O'Brien has once again called out media outlets for whitewashing President Donald Trump's blatant lies.

This time, O'Brien took issue with a USA Today headline that mischaracterized Trump's lies about five black men who were falsely accused of raping a woman in New York's Central Park in the 1980s, only to have their convictions vacated in 2002 after DNA evidence exonerated them and another man confessed that he was the man who committed the brutal Central Park rape more than a decade earlier.

Instead of calling out Trump for lying about the case, the paper simply called Trump's continued assertions of their guilt a "controversial stance."

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‘Ridiculous!’ House Dems slam Hope Hicks and her White House lawyer for refusing to answer questions

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Democratic lawmakers are already calling Hope Hicks' congressional testimony "ridiculous."

The former White House communications director complied with a subpoena Wednesday morning to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, but refused to answer any questions about her time serving under President Donald Trump.

A White House lawyer who accompanied Hicks, who left the government in early 2018, repeatedly objected to questions from congressional investigators.

“It’s pretty ridiculous,” says Rep. @KarenBassTweets, saying the White House lawyer inside the Hope Hicks interview is objecting to lots of questions.

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