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Prosecutors on Friday unveiled their sentencing recommendation for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen who has been cooperating with prosecutors conducting the Russia investigation and others. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Should Get 'Substantial Prison Term,' Feds Say

Prosecutors acknowledged that Cohen has been cooperating with cases in New York City but nonetheless said the crimes he has admitted committing are serious enough to warrant prison.

Attorney general nominee William Barr (center) chats with then-Sen. Joe Biden and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., before Barr's hearing on Nov. 12, 1991. John Duricka/AP hide caption

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Trump Picks William Barr, Attorney General Under H.W. Bush, To Return To DOJ Helm

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The Moral Of The Story Is: Great Kids' Books Don't Always Need Morals

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State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing last year. President Trump announced Friday that Nauert is his choice as the next ambassador to the United Nations. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Trump Picks Heather Nauert, Former Fox News Anchor, As U.N. Ambassador

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Prosecutors on Friday unveiled their sentencing recommendation for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen who has been cooperating with prosecutors conducting the Russia investigation and others. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Should Get 'Substantial Prison Term,' Feds Say

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's statements "were not instances of mere memory lapses," prosecutors wrote in the court filing. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Feds Detail What They Call Lies Told By Paul Manafort Since His Guilty Plea

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