Mueller team calls Cohen assistance significant

Staff Writer

Special counsel Robert Mueller says President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer went to “significant lengths” to assist Mueller’s probe, though he initially lied.
Mueller and his team filed papers Friday with a judge scheduled to sentence attorney Michael Cohen next week in New York.
Cohen has pleaded guilty to federal charges and cooperated in multiple probes over several months, including having seven meetings with Mueller’s team.
Mueller says Cohen lied when he first met his team in August. Prosecutors say that after Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud and bank fraud in August, he met again with Mueller’s team in September and admitted his comments about a real estate venture in Moscow were deliberately false and misleading...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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