Washington — Donald Trump suffered through perhaps the worst day of his presidency on Tuesday, as his personal lawyer implicated him in a crime at almost the same moment his former campaign chairman became a convicted felon. Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to illegal campaign finance charges over hush money paid to a porn actress and a former Playboy model, all but naming Trump as having ordered him to do it. Moments after the charges were read aloud in a Manhattan courtroom, the president’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was convicted on eight counts of tax and bank fraud charges, boosting special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. These developments offer the clearest sign yet of the political and legal peril that is increasingly threatening Trump’s presidency. While the legal ramifications will take more time to unfold, the political damage is already being felt, with Democrats seizing on the rulings. "The White House looks increasingly like a ...

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