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Michael Cohen, prison date postponed to 6. May

in the vicinity ofthe video, Michael Cohen claimed Trump’s threats to his family, pushes his congressional testimony

Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan says that if Cohen has come to testify on Capitol Hill, the house will be oriented to the fact that the truth to the American people.

A judge in New York on Wednesday agreed to hand over to postpone by two months the date, the President of Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, to serve the authorities, his sentence.

New York judge William Pauley approved the delay Wednesday, according to Cohen’s lawyers said he needed more time to recover from the shoulder surgery and the preparations for congressional testimony. They noted that prosecutors, not the object.

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“We thank the court for granting of the postponement, Mr Cohen publication date on the 6. In may,” Cohen’s lawyers said in a statement to Fox News. “We have previously said, Mr Cohen underwent a serious shoulder Operation and this additional time allows Mr Cohen to continue his physical therapy. In addition, he will be able to prepare for the expected testimony next week before Congress committees, which he welcomed.”

Cohen pleaded guilty, in November, campaign Finance, human rights violations, tax evasion and lying to Congress about Trump’s past business relations in Russia. He was sentenced to three years behind bars and ordered to pay $1.4 million in restitution and a $50,000 fine, and you lose $500,000.

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Trump’s former lawyer, was originally scheduled to report to prison on July 6. March.

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Cohen is scheduled to testify before three congressional committees, this month, after numerous delays, by its attorneys, Cohen cited the ongoing cooperation with the Special Counsel, Robert Müller Russia’s investigation and threats allegedly brought against his family.

Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that Trump asked then-Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker whether U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman, a presidential ally, could be tasked with the investigation of the alleged misconduct on the part of Cohen. Trump your current personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, denied the report.

Fox News’ Tamara Gitt and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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