President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen lied to Congress about plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, according to court documents filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday. Cohen’s guilty plea contradicts statements made by the president about his business involvement with Russia. It came just as Trump was preparing to attend the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires. We’ll get the latest on the Mueller investigation, and discuss the summit, where the U.S., Canada and Mexico signed a new trade deal to replace NAFTA.
Mueller Probe Casts Shadow Over Trump's G-20 Trip
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Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, exits federal court, November 29, 2018 in New York City. At the court hearing, Cohen pleaded guilty to making false statements to Congress about a Moscow real estate project Trump pursued during the 2016 presidential campaign. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
David McCuan, professor and chair, Department of Political Science, Sonoma State University
Ken White, attorney, Brown White & Osborn LLP; co-host, “All the President’s Lawyers"; former federal prosecutor