Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen taken back into custody

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former attorney, has been taken back into custody, this time for allegedly violating his home confinement arrangement.

Cohen had been released on furlough from prison in late May due to coronavirus concerns. He was serving a three-year sentence in New York after pleading guilty to lying to Congress, tax charges and two campaign finance charges for facilitating hush money payments to two women who alleged affairs with Trump.

According to NBC, Cohen was taken back into custody following a visit to a New York restaurant.

Earlier Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Congress cannot subpoena Trump's financial records. Democrats in Congress have been pushing for years to get access to Trump's financial information in a series of oversight requests.

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Cohen allegedly visited the restaurant over the weekend.

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