Michael Cohen's lawyers compare him to rapper DMX, prosecutors call it 'meritless'

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former attorney, likened the extent of his financial crimes to that of rapper Earl Simmons, otherwise known as DMX, to federal prosecutors amid his guilty plea.

Attorneys for Cohen, who pleaded guilty to eight counts of financial crimes and campaign violations, pushed for a sentencing of time served, which would drastically reduce his sentence to “a matter of hours,” prosecutors said. The result would equate to a sentence 99.5% lower

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