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'Real drama' in the courtroom as Cohen gets 3-year sentence

Clip: 12/12/2018 | 5m 14s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday. He admitted to arranging hush money payments to women claiming affairs with Mr. Trump, as well as lying about Trump’s business dealings in Russia. Judy Woodruff talks to Andrea Bernstein of WNYC, who was in the courtroom, about how both sides emphasized the case's significance for American democracy.

Aired: 12/12/18

Rating: NR

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