House Republicans want Michael Cohen investigated for perjury

Two House Republicans on Thursday referred testimony by Michael Cohen to the Justice Department, alleging President Donald Trump's former lawyer committed perjury.
1:28 | 02/28/19

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President trumps former attorney and fix or Michael Collins and his third day on Capitol Hill this time in a tense meeting behind closed doors we're. Yesterday Colin when after the president's character calling him a con man a recent in a cheat. Told lawmakers he was aware of other alleged crimes by the president but that he couldn't comment. And those are part of the investigation it's currently being looked that by the southern district of New York members of congress today divided by party. From what I've seen and what we investigated doesn't give me any pause whatsoever about this press is. Testimony was highly incriminating. Explosive. A bombshell in the leads it should provide if corroborated by other witnesses conference. Plainly he laid out any. Road map criminality and I present. Among the explosive allegations made public Cohen testifying that while president trump continued to reimburse him for hush money paid during the campaign. To porn star stormy Daniels Cohen producing checks as evidence of those payments at president trump initially said he knew nothing about. But today senator Lindsey Graham discounted that evidence. We'll see what the southern district in New York. Does but generally speaking people don't write checks had been an enemy committing a crime. And two of president comes closest allies in congress asked the Department of Justice today to investigate what they believed to be false statements made by Cohen. During yesterday's testimony. On a Zack ABC news Washington.

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