The counts against Cohen included tax fraud, false statements to a bank and campaign finance violations tied to his work for Trump, including payments Cohen made or helped orchestrate that were created to silence women who claimed affairs with the then-candidate.
He testified that he made payments to silence two women - likely a reference to porn star Stormy Daniels and ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal - over alleged affairs with Trump "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office".
The president has repeatedly voiced frustration that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been unwilling to intervene into investigations into Trump and his allies, including the ongoing special counsel probe into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said impeaching Mr. Trump is "not a priority" for Democrats, telling the Associated Press after the Cohen and Manafort court decisions that "impeachment has to spring from something else".
Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, was convicted Tuesday of tax and financial fraud. "There is no allegation of any wrongdoing against the president in the government's charges against Mr. Cohen", he said.
The President has insisted he paid Cohen out of personal funds and that the payments were not meant to benefit his campaign but to resolve a personal matter. Trump did not isolate his private business from his public run for office. Davis later underscored that Cohen was talking about the president.
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Will Cohen cooperate? Notably, Cohen's plea agreement does not include cooperation.
"I must tell you that Paul Manafort is a good man", Trump told reporters.
The dramatic conclusion to the investigation into Cohen launches a fresh round of questions about Trump's actions.
Cohen previously released audio of a phone call he had with Trump discussing the handling of the Daniels payment. Trump has admitted reimbursing Cohen for one of the payments, after earlier denying knowledge.
On "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC, Davis said his client had "knowledge about the computer crime of hacking and whether or not Mr. Trump knew ahead of time about that crime and even cheered it on".
Last month, Cohen told ABC News his loyalty is to his family and country first, not the President.
With two men who played prominent roles on the president's campaign convicted of multiple criminal charges, the investigations circled ever closer to Trump.
Trump has denounced the probe again Wednesday on Twitter as a "witch hunt". Cohen said in a NY court that he made one payment "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office" and the other "under direction of the same candidate". Trump was apparently referring to a fine levied on the former president's 2008 campaign over missing and delayed disclosure of high-dollar donors in the final days of that race.