Many Democrats and some in the mainstream media continue threatening to impeach President Donald Trump over Michael Cohen’s hush-money payments to Trump’s two alleged mistresses.
Federal prosecutors claim the president violated campaign finance law.
For his part, Trump has denied having extramarital affairs with pornstar Stormy Daniels and playmate Karen McDougal and denied any illegal coverup.
While legal experts support Trump’s defense, the fact remains that Cohen is the first former member of Trump’s inner circle to receive a substantial prison term following Mueller’s investigation.
Here’s what you need to know about Cohen’s legal woes.