Michael Cohen released from prison by federal judge

Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, exits federal court

Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, exits federal court

By Brooke Singman| Fox News

Calling the recent move by the Justice Department to put former Trump attorney Michael Cohen back in prison “retaliatory", a federal judge on Thursday ordered Michael Cohen released from prison by Friday afternoon to home confinement.said and claimed it was related his forthcoming tell-all book.

The judge's ruling came after Cohen earlier this month was sent back to prison and into solitary confinement at Otisville federal prison in upstate New York after violating the terms of his home confinement.

Alvin Hellerstein, a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York said Thursday that the move to send Cohen back to prison was "retaliatory" and believed it was related to his book.

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