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Michael Cohen To Testify Publicly Before Congress In February

Michael Cohen, Trump's personal "fixer", is set to voluntarily testify publicly in front of Congress on February 7th. He may drop some bombshells.
Michael Cohen To Testify Publicly Before Congress In February
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Michael Cohen continues to be a thorn in Donald Trump's side, this time with the revelation that he will be publicly testifying in front of the House Oversight Committee in early February. This testimony comes just months after Cohen pleaded guilty to multiple charges and was sentenced to over three years in prison. Charges he pleaded guilty to include "hush money" payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy centerfold Karen McDougal. It is unclear what new information Cohen could provide, and anything he plans to say will surely need to be approved in advance by Special Counsel, Robert Mueller.

Cohen provided a statement to CNN saying that he agreed to testify "in furtherance of my commitment to cooperate and provide the American people with answers.
I look forward to having the privilege of being afforded a platform with which to give a full and credible account of the events which have transpired."

Cohen tweeted:

My statement regarding testifying publicly before Congress:

— Michael Cohen (@MichaelCohen212)

Possible things that we know Michael Cohen may talk about:

  1. Payments to the two women we know about - or payments to silence other women.
  2. How much Donald Trump knew about these payments and whether he directed the payments.
  3. How many stories the National Enquirer hid over the years.
  4. Shady business deals Trump was involved in that he directed Cohen to "handle."
  5. How about those business deals with Russia - Trump Tower Moscow?
  6. More details about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting - did Trump know in advance?
  7. Outreach to Russia - when did it start? Has it continued?

Twitter had thoughts:

According to one source, when Donald Trump was told Michael Cohen agreed to testify in public before Congress, he totally lost it. Trump threw an object (a pen?) on the floor, stormed out of the room, and dropped the F-bomb (and other expletives) repeatedly before shocked aides.

— Jon Cooper (@joncoopertweets)

Little clue: Elijah Cummings, chairman of House Oversight, said Mueller cleared Michael Cohen to testify before his panel. “He cleared it.”

— Shimon Prokupecz (@ShimonPro)

Important: Michael Cohen’s early missteps led to a four-year sentence... which he could have reduced if he provides significant help to investigators now.

He has a VERY large incentive to go scorched earth on Trumpville.

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— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer)

lawyer Lanny Davis saying on that he’ll testify that nothing happened in that [email protected] know about. June9, 2016 meeting in Trump tower for Clinton emails. But fund pitch is going to draw criticism.

— Maya Wiley (@mayawiley)

Speaker Nancy Pelosi; smiling, said to me when I asked about the news of Michael Cohen testifying before House Oversight: “I am just hearing about it.” She smirks and said: “Interesting.”

— Manu Raju (@mkraju)

"I'm not worried" when asked about Michael Cohen agreeing to testify before Democratic House committee

— Kelly O'Donnell (@KellyO)

How will Donald Trump react to this latest betrayal from his confidante and personal "fixer"? The tweets will be insane.

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