Plea Deal

Capitol Riot Participant from Alabama Reaches Plea Deal

. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Vietnam veteran charged with bringing 11 Molotov cocktails and other weapons to Washington on the day of the U.S. Capitol riot has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. The agreement for Lonnie Coffman of Falkville, Alabama, is cited in a Wednesday court filing. The filing does not provide details. Coffman…

Former Alabama Lawmaker Ed Henry Pardoned by Trump

FILE –  (AP Photo/Kim Chandler, File) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Donald Trump has pardoned an Alabama lawmaker who pleaded guilty two years ago for his role in a health care fraud case. Former state Rep. Ed Henry had been a state chairman of Trump’s 2016 campaign and received one of the dozens of pardons and clemency grants Trump announced Wednesday on…

Cohen Says Hush Money Paid to Influence Election

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer,” Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to charges including campaign finance fraud stemming from hush money payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal. The 51-year-old Cohen said in federal court in New York on Tuesday that he made the payments in coordination with Trump, who wasn’t named, to influence the…