By Editor & Publisher Jeff Brown.
At approximately 12:00 PM Wednesday, December 12, former Trump Attorney Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in Federal prison. The sentencing took place at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse with U.S. District Judge William Pauley presiding.
Cohen was convicted for illegally paying hush money to an adult film star, ex Playboy Playmate and for lying to Congress about discussions regarding the construction of a Trump Tower in Russia occurring during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Cohen was instructed to report to prison on March 6, 2019.