Transcript for Senators comment on Cohen's credibility following guilty plea
President trump implicated in the campaign finance crimes of his former lawyer and fixer Michael Cullen. The president now speaking out telling Fox News that the campaign finance violations Cohen pled guilty to you are not crying. My first question when I heard about it was did they come out of the campaign. Because that could be. A little inventions. And we didn't come out of the campaign. White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders saying the president did nothing wrong just because Michael Cohen. Made a plea deal doesn't mean that that implicates the president on any the president lashing out on Twitter accusing Cohen of making up stories in order to strike a deal prosecutors. Even mocking the man who worked for him for over a decade tweeting if anyone is looking for a good lawyer I would strongly suggest that you don't retain the services of Michael Colin. Cohen faces jail time after pleading guilty in federal court Monday to eight counts including making illegal campaign contributions in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office. While not naming the president Cohen apparently referred to payments made weeks before the election to points are stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal for their silence over the alleged affairs now Republicans forced to answer for the president. Police are serious charges and they can't be ignored because he learned. I wouldn't go that force just. Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis rejecting the possibility of a presidential pardon he will not. And does not want anything. From Donald Trump form. Her presidential candidate incurring new top senate candidate Mitt Romney without naming trump or co went. Call their behavior dishonorable. And illegal. Tara pulmonary ABC news Washington.
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