Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to testify to House Oversight Committee

Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, has agreed to testify publicly before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in February — a month before beginning to serve a three-year prison sentence for a range of crimes which include ones related to Trump.

Cohen’s planned Feb. 7 appearance in an open session of the committee is voluntary.

He said it will give him the opportunity “to give a full and credible account of the events that have transpired.”

Trump said, “I’m not worried about it at all,” when asked about Cohen’s planned testimony, during an appearance in Texas.

The hearing will come 2 1/2 months after Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress in 2017 about details of an aborted Trump real estate project in Moscow, .

 

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