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President Trump on Wednesday struck a hit with his former long-time personal attorney, Michael Cohen, a plea deal with federal prosecutors, admitting to campaign Finance violations of human rights and involvement of the President.

“If anyone is looking for a good lawyer, I would strongly suspect you don’ T retain the services of Michael Cohen!” Trump tweeted Wednesday.

If anyone is looking for a good lawyer, I would strongly suspect you don ‘ T retain the services of Michael Cohen!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 22, 2018

At the same time, the President tweeted support of ex-campaign Chairman Paul Manafort, who was found guilty to the eight tax-and bank-fraud counts, such as the Cohen’s plea deal was completed. In the midst of speculation of a possible pardon for Manafort, Trump praised him for not striking a deal with prosecutors — and accused of invented Cohen, of stories, to get a.

“I feel very bad for Paul Manafort and his wonderful family. ‘Justice’, took a 12-year-old tax case, among other things, applied enormous pressure on him, and in contrast to Michael Cohen, he refused to break the ‘up’ stories of a ‘deal.’ Respect for a brave man!” Trump tweeted.

I feel very bad for Paul Manafort and his wonderful family. “Justice” has a 12-year-old tax case, among other things, applied enormous pressure on him, and in contrast to Michael Cohen, he refused to “break” stories to a “deal.” Respect for a brave man!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 22, 2018

Cohen, trump’s most loyal adviser, approved, Tuesday, against a Federal campaign-Finance laws by arranging hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal “in the direction” of then-candidate Trump during the 2016 race.

When entering please, Cohen, not explicitly the names of the two women, or even Trump, told, instead, that a “unnamed candidate.” But the amounts and the data lined up with the payments, Daniel, and McDougal.

MICHAEL COHEN ADMITS, THE VIOLATION OF CAMPAIGN-FINANCE LAWS IN THE PLEA DEAL

Overall, Cohen pleaded guilty to five counts of tax evasion, one count of making false statements to a financial institution, a number of deliberately causing an illegal corporate contribution, and a number of making an excessive campaign contribution.

Cohen was able to 65 years in prison, when all the costs convicted. However, as part of his plea deal, Cohen is not a challenge, each sentence between 46 and 63 months, agreed. The offer does not apply to a co-operation with the Federal public Prosecutor’s office.

Cohen is sentenced Dec. 12.

Trump’s lawyers, insists the President did nothing wrong.

“There is no allegation of misconduct against the President in the government’s charges against Mr. Cohen,” Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said. “It is clear that, as the Prosecutor noted, Mr. Cohen’s actions, a pattern of lies and dishonesty over a considerable period of time.”

But Cohen is proposed to lawyer Lanny Davis, you have come to Trump.

“Today, he stood up and testified under oath that Donald Trump is for him to commit a crime by the payments to two women for the principal purpose of influencing an election,” said Davis on Tuesday. “If these payments were not a crime for Michael Cohen, then why would you be a crime for Donald Trump?”

Fox News’ Samuel Chamberlain, Adam Shaw, John Roberts and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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