Trump’s former lawyer admits lies about Russian real estate deal

Trump’s former lawyer admits lies about Russian real estate deal

Koen in the crosshairs president Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen is flipping on the president in federal court he pleaded guilty today to making false statements to Congress about the Russia investigation and that’s not all our DC bureau chief Ross Palumbo is live from the White House with the bombshell revelations Ross well Lauren Calvin Michael Cohen tonight has admitted to lying to Congress and tonight he says the truth is that candidate Donald Trump tried to close a big deal in Russia at the very same time Russia was interfering in the 2016 presidential election the president ending his journey to Argentina without a word after beginning at here in Washington with such a bang he’s a weak person Trump blasting former fixer Michael Cohen just minutes after Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about a Trump deal in Russia in mitting he was negotiating a Moscow Tower well into the presidential campaign the Cohen will continue to cooperate what he’s trying to do is get a reduced sentence so he’s lying about a project that everybody knew about but the factual truth is no one knew about it until the New York Times broke the story in February 2017 after the election that Trump won by saying this I have no dealings with Russia I have no deals court documents say though that Cohen and the president discussed on multiple occasions traveling to Russia to pursue the Moscow project I think we are going to see this whole sordid affair begin to unravel Senator Bill Nelson saying he’s now certain there’s a trump campaign Russia connection we’re going to see collusion with the Russians whether that goes directly to the president I do not know but it’s clearly the people that were around him in the campaign meanwhile the president was to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the g20 in Argentina confirming the meeting just before he loved they’d like to have it I think it’s a very good time to have the meeting but just minutes later aboard Air Force One suddenly canceling the meeting tweeting I’ve decided it would be best for all parties concerned to cancel my previously scheduled meeting in Argentina with President Vladimir Putin well the president of course will still see Vladimir Putin at the g20 but Lauren Calvin that formal summit sit-down is now officially off Ross with everything that’s developed in the Russia investigation and can you put this in perspective how critical is this what’s happened today well Laurie if the president is correct and Michael Cohen is lying to save himself this really is nothing but if Michael Cohen is telling the truth this would be the most significant connection between the Trump campaign and Russia and the president directly to date and keep in mind the Special Counsel Robert Muller a man who has incredible integrity and a great reputation here in Washington DC he has said in these court documents that he believes that Cohen is now telling the truth some seventy hours of questioning incredible Ross Palumbo live for us we’ll check with you tomorrow they

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