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President Donald Trump's former consigliere Michael Cohen arrived at a federal prison about 70 miles north of New York City on Monday. Cohen will begin serving a three-year sentence for tax crimes and violations of campaign finance laws in connection with a payment to a former adult film star who had an affair with Trump.

Cohen was surrounded by reporters and onlookers as he left his Manhattan apartment on Monday. He said he hoped a new president will be elected by the time he is released from prison.

"I hope that when I rejoin my family and friends that the country will be in a place without xenophobia, injustice and lies at the helm of our country,” he said, reading from prepared remarks, according to Yahoo News.

Over the last three months Cohen and his lawyers offered his whistleblower services to prosecutors in the southern district of New York. But he was repeatedly rejected.

Cohen and his lawyers told prosecutors he had insider information about Trump's business dealings. But Cohen was already convicted of federal crimes, including lying to Congress, so prosecutors politely declined.

As the Monday deadline drew near for Cohen to report to prison, his lawyers saw one last chance for prosecutors to reduce his prison sentence.

Davis begged prosecutors for a meeting with Cohen in mid-March. But that door was slammed in his face.

"Why not see him?" Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis asked the Associated Press. "What's the downside? He's about to go to prison."

Cohen remains the only central figure in Trump's inner circle to be convicted in the Stormy Daniels scandal involving hush money.

"How come I'm the one that's going to prison? I'm not the one that slept with the porn star," Cohen told the New Yorker in April.

Trump has denied having an illicit affair with Daniels or any other loose woman - even though he agreed to pay hush money to his accusers.

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  • 11pink123

    Cause you’re a snitch. ? Bytch Nigga Snitch Nigga, Ho Nigga, Bytch Nigga???????

    Lol you can’t be apart of the crime and then go snitch on everybody. That’s wack!!

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Adios!!!! Maybe he can counsel some prisoners and be of good to those behind bars!

  • the guest

    Michael Cohen is a hero.

  • the guest

    So Melania doesn’t care that her husband sleeps with porn stars.

  • bemetoo

    She was one herself

  • MJF

    Sleep with dogs, you get fleas. I don't feel bad for him in the least. Bye ashy, you're heading to the big house aka prison!!!!!

  • ShelbyMoore

    It's always the poor(er) person who goes down for doing the rich man's bidding, while the rich man sits back and laughs.

  • MJF

    say it louder for the ones in the back...

  • Coy little wink

    Sleeping with a porn star is not a crime...duh!

    Who gave him a law degree? ?

  • Coy little wink

    Well she is not sleeping with him so someone has to...

  • iWasteTime

    1. It's not illegal to sleep with born stars.
    2. What y'all did after was illegal.
    3. You're going to white collar jail
    4. He coming

  • Karen Brady

    the headline made me chuckle.

  • Ryan

    He has a point but too bad. There's no honor among thieves, liars, adulterers, etc.

  • Rayne

    Oh you going!! If I gotta take my foot and ram it up yo azz ?

  • Ryan

    I mean did he really think trump would have his back when trump barely has his own?? At least every other day that punk has meltdowns on Twitter.

  • Chaseboogie The Prince

    Just serve your time. While inside write a book. Come out, publish the tell-all book. Hit the tv circuit. Tell the world how you are such a changed man. Start doing seminars and conferences. And wah-lah! You're right back in the saddle again. This is the typical Hollywood blueprint to follow to bounce back from a scandal.

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    He really shouldn’t be going to jail

  • tintin

    she is relieved. yuck, can you imagine have to fake it with this guy.

  • justlooking

    Girl, you got the blueprint. That Trump money must be long.

    Or it good spots at restaurants, because what I remember he was even breaking 500k

  • justlooking

    Lissen sis. I don't want to see no jail Club fed or half way house. I get what you saying.

    I knew white collar criminal...They asked me to deposit some money one time and bad as I thought I needed that money back in my 20's I said' NO and thank goodness. , this person would have pulled me straight down to the jail house; which is where she went. GLORRRRRRRYYYYYY

  • Coy little wink

    I need some juicy gossip...this ain't it

  • Coy little wink

    No....gross!

  • hottlanta

    When l saw his precious daughter in those braces l was done. U r going 2 jail bcas u let dump came b4 your wife n kids. I wish my husband would go on national television n say he will take a bullet for someone n u aint never told me that. U bring your azz home l will b looking at you like this.????? all day everyday.

  • iWasteTime

    Like Wendy husband asking for spousal and child support for a 19 year old ... lol

  • Renee26

    When you roll around with dogs you're bound to get up with fleas

  • hottlanta

    Oh so she is better. One speaks english n one speaks Slovénia. she got naked pictures ahowing her picture on the web for all 2 see.

  • Coy little wink

    Not surprised...come upstairs

  • Renee26

    I just said the same ?

  • Vegas1989

    He should have told the TRUTH in the beginning. If that meant sing like a yellow bird...Sing like a yellow bird...Family is first......

  • MJF

    You get it sis!

  • Anonymouse

    Last I checked, having sex isn’t illegal... even if it’s with a porn star. Cohen is such a clown

  • Trace da Ace

    BOO HOOO.....poor Cohen...SIKE! This dumb ass knew what he was doing....and yet he played the fall guy...and what did Dump do??? He pissed on him, smiled and kept it pushing......
    so don't try to be a rat now....NOBODY BELIEVES YOU!! So take this time in the pokey to reflect on how dumb you really are....oh and ps....dont drop the soap....

  • deadellamore
  • Logan Roberts

    *Alexa play Keep ya head up by Tupac* Lol.

  • Kanyade
  • dontgetblocked

    Oh well. If he'd shut his mouth, he would be looking at a big payoff when he got out.

  • Tamara Artis-Dawkins
  • Alextra Ballard

    Lmao...yew dead rong!

  • Alextra Ballard

    This the same muthafvka who said he would take a bullet Mr. Trump...boi bi!!!

  • Ryan

    Now why you had to go and say that!! ?

  • ??Dotty??

    This man right here is a real dummy. It was all good when he was his lawyer and knowingly hiding shit for Trump. But now that he is the one that is going away, he wants to say he wasn't sleeping with the porn star?? Everyone who works with Trump always gets burnt. Let that lesson be learned and ingrained. He continues to do what he wants, and this dummy has been disbarred, his reputation has been shitted on and HE is the one headed to jail. All those years of effort into a law degree, gone in a jail cell.

  • Allihave2say

    Trump will pardon him at the end of the year.

  • Allihave2say

    His family will be provided for very well. When's he released a nice payoff will be in the bank. I've seen people do less and get more.

  • the guest

    Michael Cohen is a hero.

    The only insider to forthright and straightfoward expose Trump.

  • the guest

    He had to be deprogrammed before he could tell the truth because the Trump inner circle is a cult.

  • ThomasThe Paine

    No, but you are the idiot who hird Lanny Davis to defend you. . .