Congress expands Russia investigation to include Trump's personal attorney
One of President Donald Trump’s closest confidants, his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, has now become a focus of the expanding congressional investigation into Russian efforts to influence the 2016 campaign. Cohen confirmed to ABC News that House and Senate investigators have asked him “to provide...
House and Senate investigators asked Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, “to provide information and testimony” about any contacts he had with people connected to the Russian government. He refused.
“I declined the invitation to participate, as the request was poorly phrased, overly broad and not capable of being answered.”
You’d think that an attorney with that many years of experience wouldn’t have so much trouble understanding a straightforward English sentence…
The Senate Select Intelligence Committee has since empowered both its Republican chair and the ranking Democrat to issue subpoenas. Good luck “declining” that one, Mr. Cohen.