How the Mass. congressional delegation is reacting to the Cohen and Manafort guilty findings

“Not a coincidence. Not a witch hunt.”

Senator Elizabeth Warren during a town hall moderated by Dorchester Reporter's Jennifer Smith at the Boston Teachers Union Hall in Dorchester. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Metro, Desk)
Senator Elizabeth Warren during a town hall at the Boston Teachers Union Hall in Dorchester. –Josh Reynolds / The Boston Globe

In a span of a few hours on Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations, and a jury found his ex-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, guilty of eight financial crimes.

While the president made no mention of the guilty findings for Cohen and Manafort during a rally Tuesday evening in West Virginia, on Wednesday morning he tweeted that those in need of a “good lawyer” should not hire Cohen.

Massachusetts Democrats began calling for accountability in the nation’s capital in the hours immediately following the court developments.

Here’s what Massachusetts politicians are saying about the one-two punch of legal setbacks for the Trump White House:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren

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Sen. Ed Markey

Rep. Jim McGovern

Rep. Joe Kennedy

Rep. Katherine Clark

Rep. Michael Capuano