President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen has been sentenced:
BREAKING: Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison for hush money payments during the 2016 election campaign pic.twitter.com/4eiXu1g12s
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) December 12, 2018
— ABC News (@ABC) December 12, 2018
Prosecutors had argued that Cohen deserved “substantial prison time” in spite of his cooperation and assistance with the Mueller investigation.
Cohen was apologetic ahead of his sentencing:
Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, addressing the court at his sentencing: "I take full responsibility for each act that I pled guilty to: The personal ones to me and those involving the President of the United States of America."
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— CNN (@CNN) December 12, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says 'blind loyalty' to Trump 'led me to take a path of darkness instead of light.'
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) December 12, 2018