1. Trump from Michael_Novakhov (198 sites): Donald Trump | The Guardian: Michael Cohen set to plead guilty to lying to Congress over Trump and Russia – live updates

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Per what’s being read in the courtroom, Michael Cohen apparently had conversations about a potential Trump real estate project in Moscow as recently as August, 2017.

More: Cohen had discussion about the project as late as August 2017. Cohen had previously said that the deal was stopped in January 2016.

There are new details on what precisely Cohen will plead guilty to this morning.

Cohen expected to plead guilty to one count of making a false statement to Congress relating to plans for a Trump development in Moscow, reports @vicbekiempis

ABC is reporting that since Cohen’s guilty plea in August that he has sat for over 70 hours of interviews with special counsel Robert Mueller and his team.

“Cohen’s earlier plea deal with federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York implicated President Trump in campaign finance felonies. Since then, Cohen has spent more than 70 hours in interviews with Mueller’s team.”

The New York Times has more details on Cohen’s appearance in federal court in Manhattan this morning and CNN has confirmed his guilty plea as well.

Michael Cohen to plead guilty to misleading Congress in the Russia investigation, a huge development that raises questions about how it will impact President Trump, per @PamelaBrownCNN

Politico has details on what Nancy Pelosi told her most ardent critics yesterday in a private meeting.

Democratic rebels like Tim Ryan of Ohio and Kathleen Rice of New York have been pushing for Pelosi to set a timeline to step down. She did not agree.

“Instead, the California Democrat launched into a lengthy monologue about how successful she’d been throughout her career and how 2020 is a presidential year, so voters wouldn’t care who the speaker was next election.” https://t.co/3GG27zGDFY

ABC News is reporting that Michael Cohen will plead guilty this morning to lying to congressional committees investigating collusion.

.@ABC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: Michael Cohen expected to plead guilty to lying to congressional committees investigating Trump collusion, sources tell @ABC. https://t.co/l4nX05hzz9

Sinclair Broadcasting is on the defensive for a controversial segment where former White House aide Boris Epshteyn defended the use of tear gas on the US/Mexico border.

He said “the fact of the matter is that this is an attempted invasion of our country. Period. Our border must remain intact and secure.”

We’d like to take a moment and address some concerns regarding a commentary segment by @borisep that was aired on Sinclair stations this week. The opinions expressed in this segment do not reflect the views of Sinclair Broadcast Group.

A number of potential 2020 presidential candidates are headed to an event in Iowa later this month. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Congressman Eric Swalwell of California and Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, will all appear at the Progress Iowa holiday party in Des Moines on December 20.

Good morning.

President Donald Trump is going to Argentina, the Senate will vote on the confirmation of a controversial federal judge and a government funding deadline has creeped ever closer.

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