Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former longtime attorney and fixer, pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday to making false statements to Congress about the project to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, a source familiar with the matter told NBC News.
He misrepresented the scope and length of his involvement, the source said.
The false statements were made in closed-door testimony last year about his contacts with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to ABC News, which first reported the plea.
ABC News reported that Cohen had reached a new plea deal with prosecutors after some 70 hours of interviews with the Mueller team.
Cohen pleaded guilty in federal court to campaign finance and bank fraud charges in August.