Conway's husband responds to Trump tweet on Cohen: 'Other than that, totally scot-free'

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwaySpecial counsel investigating DeVos for potential Hatch Act violation: report George and Kellyanne Conway honor Ginsburg Trump carries on with rally, unaware of Ginsburg's death MORE and a prominent conservative lawyer, responded to President TrumpDonald John TrumpBubba Wallace to be driver of Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin NASCAR team Graham: GOP will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election Southwest Airlines, unions call for six-month extension of government aid MORE's tweet Friday evening that claimed new court filings involving his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen exonerated him.

"Except for that little part where the US Attorney’s Office says that you directed and coordinated with Cohen to commit two felonies," George Conway wrote in response to Trump. "Other than that, totally scot-free."

Federal prosecutors in New York submitted a new file in a case involving Cohen on Friday, in which they recommended "substantial" prison time for the former Trump lawyer, despite his cooperation in multiple investigations, including in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE's probe.

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The document states that Cohen "acted in coordination with and at the direction of" Trump in steering payments to silence Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, two women claiming they had affairs with Trump, before the 2016 presidential election.

Prosecutors argue that the payments were meant to influence the election, thereby violating campaign finance laws. Cohen had previously implicated Trump when he pleaded guilty in August to violating campaign finance laws in relation to the payments.

Friday's filing does not specifically name Trump, but refers to an "Individual-1" that prosecutors say Cohen worked for before they launched a White House bid and said he worked for them as a personal attorney after they "had become the President of the United States."

Conway joined several other legal pundits, including former acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal and former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti, in saying that actions described in the filings amounted to two felony charges for Trump.

Conway has been a vocal critic of Trump's, and has recently co-authored op-eds in The New York Times and The Washington Post saying the president's actions have crossed legal lines. Earlier this week he also feuded with the president's son Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpMelania Trump: Ginsburg's 'spirit will live on in all she has inspired' Bipartisan praise pours in after Ginsburg's death Eric Trump says he will comply with New York AG's subpoena only after Election Day MORE.

— Updated Dec. 8, 7:45 a.m.