The Michael Cohen controversy reached a climax this week as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and implicated Trump — here’s a full timeline of events

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  • President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week.
  • It marked the climax of the Cohen controversy.
  • Here’s the full timeline of events from it.

President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week to a list of federal crimes as the controversy surrounding him reached a climax.

On Tuesday, Cohen cut a deal with federal prosecutors and pleaded guilty to five counts of tax evasion, one count of making a false statement to a financial institution, and two counts related to campaign-finance violations. Cohen said under oath that Trump directed him to violate campaign-finance laws just before the 2016 presidential election in order to boost his candidacy.

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