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Michael Cohen is pleading with a Manhattan federal court judge to reduce his three-year sentence to just a year and a day — citing his ongoing cooperation with probes into President Trump.

In a Wednesday court filing, Cohen writes he’s spent “approximately 170 hours providing testimony to some eight different governmental agencies, in furtherance of their duties and obligations.”

In the sworn statement, Cohen — Trump’s former personal lawyer, also states he’s spent around 10 hours with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance to help with his probe of Trump’s financial dealings.

Cohen’s attorney Lanny Davis announced the submission on Twitter, writing that his client deserves the leniency based on his:

“Cooperation and substantial assistance to multiple Congressional committees, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office … and the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., who is currently locked in federal court litigation with Trump over Grand Jury access to prompt tax returns.”

“Cohen’s lawyers contend that the William Barr led Justice Department, in Manhattan Federal Court, did not act in ‘good faith’ in failing to meet with Cohen after he surrendered to serve his sentence, or support his motion, and so seeks a hearing to explore its motivations,” he tweeted.

Lanny Davis on Twitter

Trump’s former fixer has been serving out his sentence in upstate New York prison Otisville since May 9, where Davis claims he’s been a model prisoner.

Should Pauley grant the request, Cohen could walk free as early as next year.

  • Greg H. Zotta says:

    Cohen was convicted of LYING. so he is NOT to be believed.

  • Evangeline King says:

    So much for attorney/client privileged.

  • demsaretraitors says:

    little mickey must be getting tired of having to “Service” half of the Crips and Bloods in the joint every night… I heard he hasnt been able to sit down properly since his arrival at the big house!

  • Frank Campo says:

    What a tool. I suppose this means lawyer client confidentiality wasn’t taught at his school.

  • Matt says:

    If I were the judge? I’d double his jail sentence at the least.

  • CF