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House Intelligence Committee Releases Transcripts Of Michael Cohen's Testimony

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Michael Cohen told the House Intelligence Committee in March that Jay Sekulow, the president's attorney, suggested Cohen give incorrect testimony to Congress about the Trump Tower project in Moscow.
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Cohen told lawmakers that Trump attorney encouraged him to give false information to Congress

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Cohen testified publicly in January before the House Oversight Committee that Sekulow was among Trump's personal lawyers who reviewed and edited his statement to Congress.
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Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump's attorney asked him to give false testimony

Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump's attorney asked him to give false testimony

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Michael Cohen privately told lawmakers earlier this year that Jay Sekulow, President Donald Trump's current attorney, asked him to falsely testify to Congress that negotiations to build a Trump Tower Moscow ended on January 31, 2016, according to a person familiar with Cohen's closed-door interview. The negotiations actually continued through June 2016, and Cohen briefed Trump and his family repeatedly on the progress, Cohen told the House Intelligence Committee during an open hearing in February. The House Intelligence Committee Monday released the transcript of Cohen's closed-door...
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Michael Cohen reportedly told Congress that Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow instructed him to lie about the Trump Tower deal

Michael Cohen reportedly told Congress that Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow instructed him to lie about the Trump Tower deal

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump defense lawyer Jay Sekulow instructed him to lie to Congress, The Washington Post reported Monday.
Michael Cohen revealed the information to the House Intelligence Committee when he testified before the panel in a closed-door session earlier this year.
The news comes after reports last week that the committee is investigating whether lawyers tied to Trump and his family helped craft Cohen's false testimony in 2017.
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Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow instructed him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016

2 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project.
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