ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 2018
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(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The new court filings by President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen with the prosecutors recommending substantial prison time because of federal crime motivated by greed examined; New York US attorney about Cohen quoted; details given about Cohen's admissions about paying hush money to two women claiming affairs with Trump with no sentencing recommendation from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller, who called Cohen's information credible. The new court filing on former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, whom Mueller says lied, discussed.
(Studio: David Muir, Dan Abrams) The two separate cases against Cohen in New York & with Mueller with prison time likely discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Trump tweet about the Cohen case clearing him quoted. Report introduced.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The Trump tweets against Mueller & former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's criticism of him examined. [On CBS on Dec. 6, TILLERSON - speaks about Trump: undisciplined, does not like to read, does not like details, that he would violate laws.] Trump's nomination of William Barr to become attorney general discussed.