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Trump An 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator'? Not To Ex-Prosecutors

Law360 (August 22, 2018, 9:12 PM EDT) -- A day after Michael Cohen pled guilty to campaign finance violations and, under oath, implicated President Donald Trump in his crimes, several Democratic senators called Trump an "unindicted co-conspirator," a term that former prosecutors say does not fit the highly watched case.

Trump's longtime lawyer pled guilty to two counts of making illegal campaign contributions in the form of six-figure payments to keep two women whom Trump had had affairs with from taking their stories public ahead of the election.

Shortly after Cohen set foot in court, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., himself a former U.S. attorney, tweeted that Cohen's plea and...

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