Trump accuses ex-lawyer Cohen of making up 'stories' to get plea deal

Trump accused Michael Cohen of making up 'stories' in order to get a plea deal.

Published: 22nd August 2018 07:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd August 2018 07:26 PM   |  A+A-

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US President Donald Trump (Photo | AP)


WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump took aim at Michael Cohen on Wednesday, accusing his former lawyer of making up "stories" in order to get a plea deal.

The president contrasted Cohen's actions with those of his former campaign chief Paul Manafort, who refused to "break" and was convicted of eight counts of fraud, describing him on Twitter as "such a brave man!"

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