President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer” Michael Cohen will soon give his first public testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee in Congress.
On Wednesday, CNN’s Justice reporter Shimon Prokupecz said that Trump’s most “damning” day is near.
“We know from court documents that Michael Cohen lied to Congress, and we’re expecting that he will, set the record straight here. How damning might this be?” CNN host Brianna Keilar asked.
“This perhaps could be the most damning day for the president and this White House come February 7th. Michael Cohen stood before a court and swore to tell the truth and said that the president directed him to make these payments,” he said.
“These payments could be the most problematic part of this hearing for the president,” Prokupecz said.
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Fox host: ‘Ecstatic’ Pompeo and Bolton having ‘tickle parties’ as they push Trump into conflict with Iran
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"I think Mike Pompeo and John Bolton are jumping around like a couple of 11-year-olds at a sleepover," she remarked during a panel discussion on "Outnumbered."
"They're having pillow fights and tickle parties because they are ecstatic at the thought of an increased military presence near Iran. That's very unfortunate, because the problem isn’t directly challenging Iran with some of their misbehavior. The problem is getting into another Afghanistan and another protracted military campaign --"
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The photo, taken by researcher Steffen Olsen from the Centre for Ocean and Ice at the Danish Meteorological Institute just last week, showed two teams of dogs pulling sleds designed for ice and snow through ankle-deep water atop a melted ice sheet in the country's Inglefield Bredning fjord.
Trump says attacks on oil tankers ‘very minor’
President Donald Trump downplayed recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that Washington blames on Iran and noted that the United States is less dependent on energy supplies from the region.
"So far, it?s been very minor," Trump told Time magazine in an interview released Monday.
However, Trump said he accepts the US intelligence assessment that Iran is behind the explosions that damaged the hulls of Norwegian and Japanese tankers.