Cohen pleaded guilty in NY in August to tax evasion, making false bank statements and making illegal campaign contributions for paying hush money to two women who allegedly had affairs with Trump. "And this is why I agreed to appear before you today".
Some critics say this would have been a awful deal for the United States and Trump was right to cut the meeting short, while others say Trump's action was a bad global relations move and is just a show of his personality. This is Exhibit 4 to my testimony. In an interview with from February 9, Ivanka Trump said that she knew "literally nearly nothing" about the pursuit of a building in Moscow. I did that, too - without bothering to consider whether that was improper, much less whether it was the right thing to do or how it would impact me, my family, or the public. As one of Trump's most trusted employees, Cohen took it upon himself to preserve Trump's character at all costs.
KHANNA: And do you know if this criminal financial scheme that the president, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump Jr. are involved in is being investigated by the Southern District of NY? Giving Congress a who's who of President Donald Trump's allies and business associates during his testimony, Cohen rattled off more than a dozen names, providing the committee with a potential roadmap for future hearings.
Former White House spokesman to cooperate with Congress probe
Given that, Nadler's ABC interview led to a question: President Nixon was threatened with impeachment for obstruction of justice. The Oversight and Reform Committee has launched multiple investigations into all facets of the administration.
When asked if he believed Trump was guilty of obstruction of justice, Nadler responded that "Yes I do".
"Did Mr. Sater pay rent for the office in Trump Tower?", the congressman asked. "So it's to really find out if this president is financially compromised by the Russians".
That includes the potential Trump Tower Moscow real estate project.
House Dems demand access to Trump's translator from Putin talks
The latest letter followed news that Trump had personally instructed his then-Chief of Staff John Kelly to give Kushner a security clearance.
But in what could spell a major legal headache for Trump, House Democrats are investigating whether the president hid from government ethics officials hundreds of thousands of dollars he paid Cohen as part of a scheme to silence porn star Stormy Daniels about her allegations that she and Trump had an affair years before. Now that the two year Russian collusion case has fallen apart, there was no collusion except by Crooked Hillary and the Democrats, they say, "gee, I have an idea, let's look at Trump's finances and every deal he has ever done". Trump stated otherwise in earlier statements. He spoke to the press on Trump's behalf, wrangled business deals, threatened detractors and occasionally helped him suppress unfavorable news stories.
Some may not be too surprised that Trump is a racist.
"Over the years, President Trump was asked how many times he interacted with mobster Felix Sater".
U.S. and China close to reaching trade deal
However, The New York Times reported that Trump said he would delay the deadline for increasing tariffs on Chinese imports. Treasury, but the billions generated by the trade war has not slowed the growth of the federal budget defict .
No way! He lied when he testified before Congress previously. The committee's chairman, Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, indicated the panel could bring in a broad swath of people that Cohen mentioned in Wednesday's hearing. Delaney Kempner, a spokeswoman for New York Attorney General Letitia James, said the office was "reviewing Michael Cohen's testimony carefully to determine if it will impact any ongoing proceeding or investigation that the office is undertaking".