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Michael Cohen arrives at his Manhattan apartment, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in New York. President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer and fixer was released federal prison Thursday and is expected to serve the remainder of his sentence at home. Cohen has been serving a federal prison sentence at FCI Otisville in New York after pleading guilty to numerous charges, including campaign finance fraud and lying to Congress. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Michael Cohen arrives at his Manhattan apartment, May 21, 2020. AP Photo: John Minchillo

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, asked a Manhattan federal judge late Monday night to order his immediate release from prison, claiming that he had been taken back into custody in retaliation for a planned book detailing his work as the president’s fixer.

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Tom McParland

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