Michael Cohen’s Testimony to Congress – Crackdown Special

On this week’s episode of the WHIP News crackdown, we take a close look at Michael Cohen’s testimony from last week – all in an attempt to get you the most important details. Cohen testified to the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday (2/27) about President Trump’s relationships with Russia, Stormi Daniels, and Karen McDugal. In the process, he implicated the president in a series of potentially illegal hush money payments, non-disclosure agreements, and illegal campaign finance activity. Michael Cohen’s testimony on Donald Trump has added more fuel to the fire of controversy surrounding the administration.

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SOURCES

  1. Hill: Timeline: How Cohen turned on Trump
  2. WSJ: Trump Lawyer Arranged $130,000 Payment for Adult-Film Star’s Silence
  3. NYT: Michael D. Cohen, Trump’s Longtime Lawyer, Says He Paid Stormy Daniels Out of His Own Pocket
  4. Hill: Stormy Daniels files lawsuit against Trump
  5. NYT: F.B.I. Raids Office of Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Michael Cohen; Trump Calls It ‘Disgraceful’
  6. CNBC: Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty, admits to making illegal payments at direction of candidate to influence election
  7. NYT: Cohen Pleads Guilty and Details Trump’s Involvement in Moscow Tower Project
  8. NYT: Michael Cohen Accuses Trump of Expansive Pattern of Lies and Criminality
  9. AP: ‘Racist,’ ‘con man’: Cohen assails Trump before Congress
  10. NYT: Testimony From Cohen Could Compound Legal Issues for Trump
  11. NYT: Michael D. Cohen’s Congressional Testimony

Thumbnail picture of Cohen: “Trump executive Michael Cohen 015” by IowaPolitics.com on Flickr

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