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Michael Cohen Live: Watch Trump’s Former Attorney Testify Before the House Oversight Committee

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27.02.2019

Former Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen is testifying before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday. This post will be updated as the hearing develops.

Cohen’s testimony already made news before it even began. It was supposed to occur earlier this month, but was postponed when Cohen claimed that statements by the president and the Trump’s representatives made him fearful for his and his family’s safety. Then on Thursday, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz—a close Trump ally—was repeatedly slapped on the wrist by what seemed like all of legal Twitter when he appeared to threaten revelations about Cohen’s personal life. This may or may not have been a case of light witness tampering, but Gaetz deleted the tweet and apologized after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a terse and vague statement alluding to potential sanctions.

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