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With Cohen's Guilty Plea, Trump's Legal Troubles Continue

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With Cohen's Guilty Plea, Trump's Legal Troubles Continue
The president's press secretary says he hasn't committed a crime. But that remains to be seen.
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Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to two campaign finance violations Tuesday, admitting in open court his former boss directed him to violate the law. In order to bring charges against Donald Trump, the government must prove the now-president knew he was violating the law by authorizing payments to two women.