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Mystery: What Was Cohen’s Deal?

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27: Michael Cohen, former personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, exits the Loews Regency hotel and walks toward a taxi cab, July 27, 2018 in New York City. According to recent news re... NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27: Michael Cohen, former personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, exits the Loews Regency hotel and walks toward a taxi cab, July 27, 2018 in New York City. According to recent news reports, Cohen is prepared to tell special counsel Robert Mueller that then-candidate Trump knew about and approved the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign officials and a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 21, 2018 3:13 p.m.

This is a post which doesn’t so much provide answers as lay out the questions as we understand them. How is Michael Cohen pleading guilty to multiple charges with no deal for cooperation? What does it mean?

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