Cohen will on 7. February to appear before the oversight Committee of the house of representatives, the Committee told on Thursday. Cohen himself explained, he wanted to give the American people answers, that's why he accepted the invitation to a public meeting. He wanted to deliver a "comprehensive and credible report" of the events.
Cohen is considered a key figure in the Russia investigation. He has fallen out with Trump and cooperated with the special investigator Robert Mueller, the possible collusion of the Trump camp with Russia in the US election of 2016, studied.
Trump reacts to left
The US President reacted calmly to the announcement. "I'm not Worried at all," said Trump on Thursday during a visit to Texas journalists. Cohen's appearance is not disturbing him. Last month, he had insulted his former Familiar as a "rat", the Federal police authority in the FBI to help in their "witch-hunt".
The statement by the 52-Year-old could be for the President, but uncomfortable. Cohen had started in 2006 at the Trump organization; most recently, he was been Vice-President.
Fateful Interview: Michael Cohen says Trump got the hush payments to Stormy Daniels herself. Video: ABC/AFP
The 52-Year-old was described as Trumps "sweeper", he has inside knowledge. He says he got paid in the order Trumps hush money to the porn star Stormy Daniels, as well as to the former Playmate Karen McDougal, in the election battle damage from Trump to avert. Both women claim to have an affair with the businessman. Trump denies the.
Cohen sentenced to three years in prison
In December, was sentenced by a Federal court in New York Cohen due to payment of illegal election campaign aid, due to false statements before the Congress and for tax evasion to three years in prison. He had given, among other things, to have the Congress at its Russia-investigations in connection with a planned construction project Trumps in Russia lied to.
it was about the construction of Trump Towers (high-rise) in Moscow, which came in the end. Cohen had originally explained that the plans had been abandoned in January 2016, before the pre-election campaign for Trump was really important.
Later, he acknowledged, to have until approximately June 2016, and is trying to get permission from the Russian authorities for the construction project. His efforts were so in the critical Phase of Trumps election campaign, while the emerged the businessman as the candidate of the Republicans.
Cohen's scheduled appearance in the house of representatives is a point victory for the Democrats, which have recently control in the chamber of the Parliament, and now investigations against Trump. (sda)
Created: 11.01.2019, 06:27 PM