President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, according to multiple reports. The New York Times reported that the plea deal was made with investigators who have been probing “payments he made to women for Mr. Trump,” and that the agreement “does not include cooperation.” The Associated Press reported that Cohen is expected to plead guilty to campaign finance, bank fraud, and tax evasion charges in Manhattan court Tuesday afternoon. Cohen arrived at FBI headquarters in Manhattan around 2:30 pm. ET, after the Southern District of New York announced that he would appear in federal court at 4 p.m. ET. The FBI raided Cohen’s office and residence in April, uncovering materials related to a payment made to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claims she had an affair with the president. Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, provided a recording to CNN of Cohen and Trump discussing a “cash” payment to McDougal two months before the 2016 election.
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