Defense attorneys seeking probation for Collins

The Associated PressIn this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., speaks to reporters as he leaves the courthouse after a pretrial hearing in his insider trading case, in New York. Lawyers for the ex-U.S. congressman say he is humbled and remorseful after pleading guilty to conspiracy in an insider trading scheme and should face no time behind bars. Sentencing is set for Jan. 17. 

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