PBS NewsHour

What does Michael Cohen’s guilty plea mean for Trump?

Clip: 08/21/2018 | 12m 12s

President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges including campaign finance violations for paying off women at Trump's direction, bank fraud and more than $4 million in tax evasion. The deal could result in prison time. Judy Woodruff learns more from Jessica Roth of Yeshiva University Cardozo School of Law Andrea Bernstein of WNYC.

Aired: 08/21/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video?

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.