Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, was released Thursday from a federal prison in New York, capping a back-and-forth effort to have him serve out the rest of his sentence from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cohen’s attorney, Roger Adler, confirmed that his client had been released to home confinement from FCI Otisville, where he had been serving a three-year sentence for crimes related to hush-money payments he made to two women who had accused Trump of engaging in an extramarital affair, accusations that Trump has forcefully denied.

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