• The important differences between Mueller's sentencing memos for Michael Flynn and Michael Cohen

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    This week, special counsel Robert Mueller's office released two sentencing memos related to the investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign coordinated with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.
    The Flynn and Cohen sentencing memos are different in terms of how much was revealed and what the special counsel's office recommends in terms of sentencing.
    Here's what's different about the two memos.
    It's a tale of two memos. This week, special counsel Robert Mueller's office released two sentencing-recommendation documents related to the investigation into whether...
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  • Michael Cohen's lawyers compare him to rapper DMX, prosecutors call it 'meritless'

    Michael Cohen's lawyers compare him to rapper DMX, prosecutors call it 'meritless'

    9 days ago - By Chron

    Jeenah Moon/Reuters
    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, likened the extent of his financial crimes to that of rapper Earl Simmons, otherwise known as DMX.
    Cohen's attorneys argued that their client's sentencing should be similar to that of notable celebrities charged with tax evasion, including actors John Travolta and Chris Tucker, musician Willie Nelson, and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    Attorneys for Cohen pushed for a sentencing of time served, which would drastically reduce his sentence to "a matter of hours," prosecutors said.
    If Cohen's attorneys are successful and...
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