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Michael Cohen testifies before Congress

Updated 5:39 PM EST, Wed February 27, 2019
01:02 - Source: CNN
Cohen: Trump asked me 500 times to threaten people

What we covered here

  • Michael Cohen: President Trump’s former fixer testified before members of the House Oversight Committee.
  • What he said: Cohen answered questions about the decade he spent working for Trump, including how the President allegedly spoke with Roger Stone about WikiLeaks.
  • Some context: Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about the Russia investigation. However, the circumstances of this hearing following Cohen’s cooperation with special counsel Mueller made it extremely difficult for him to lie or dodge questions.
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