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Will ex-Trump lawyer Cohen comply with Senate subpoena?

Lead Dana Bash Giuliani clarifies again live Jake Tapper_00001729 Will ex-Trump lawyer Cohen comply with Senate subpoena?
Bennie Garza | 26 January, 2019, 15:01

President Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen will postpone testifying before a House panel next month because his family is being threatened by the president and his new attorney Rudy Giuliani, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Cohen was to appear before the House Oversight Committee on February 7.

"If he wants to criticize Cohen, he can", Davis said.

It is not clear to which "threats" Davis was referring, and Davis declined to provide more detail. He also said he didn't believe Cohen's concerns about security were valid.

Giuliani said as far as he knew, Trump had not had discussions with Cohen where Trump "told him or counseled him to lie". "I can tell you his counsel to Michael Cohen throughout that entire period was: 'Tell the truth.' We thought he was telling the truth".

The report said Mueller's investigators learned about Trump's directive "through interviews with multiple witnesses from the Trump Organization and internal company emails, text messages, and a cache of other documents". Prior to this weekend at least, Trump had backed Giuliani because he understood the collusion story to be a "messaging battle, and Rudy much of the time has been a very effective messenger", according to a White House aide speaking to Politico.

Asked to respond to Cohen, Trump said: "I would say he's been threatened by the truth".

Giuliani suggested, for example, that Cohen had made a deal with prosecutors that would enable him to avoid giving evidence against Shusterman in some kind of potential criminal case.

Cohen had been scheduled to appear before the House Oversight Committee on February 7 to testify about his work for Trump, including contacts with Russian Federation during the 2016 election and hush payments he made allegedly at Trump's direction to two former lovers of the president.

Cohen's decision raises questions about whether he will ultimately testify publicly. "We will not let the President's tactics prevent Congress from fulfilling our constitutionally mandated oversight responsibilities".

"This will not stop us from getting to the truth". Earlier on Wednesday, Schiff said he was prepared to subpoena Cohen if he would not testify voluntarily. The hearing seemed as if it could be eventful.

Cohen pleaded guilty in November to lying to the Senate intelligence committee about his role in a Trump business proposal in Moscow, acknowledging that he misled lawmakers by saying he had abandoned the project in January 2016 when he actually continued pursuing it for months after that and deep into the presidential campaign. Sater said Peskov had invited Cohen as his guest.

"We can always bring him in".

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