This Wednesday Political Thread Is Still Reeling

A dark day for Trump. The darkest day for the presidency since Watergate

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/dark-day-trump-darkest-day-presidency-watergate-n902726

Michael Cohen

The counts against Cohen included tax fraud, false statements to a bank and campaign finance violations tied to his work for Trump, including payments Cohen made or helped orchestrate that were designed to silence women who claimed affairs with the then-candidate.

Document of Charges

https://apps.npr.org/documents/document.html?id=4779524-U-S-v-Michael-Cohen-Information

Plea Agreement

https://apps.npr.org/documents/document.html?id=4779522-Michael-Cohen-Plea-Agreement

Cohen agreed not to challenge any sentence between 46 and 63 months. The deal does not involve a cooperation agreement with federal prosecutors.

He could have gotten 65 years and had to forfeit all assets

Paul Manafort

Mr. Manafort was convicted of five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud and one count of failure to disclose a foreign bank account

Could be up to 240 years

Omarosa

Went on Hardball with a video tape proving Michael Cohen was a part of the campaign.

The Resistance:)

Welcome to Wednesday!!!