Party Politics

Michael Cohen Spills The Beans

Trump’s former personal lawyer testifies before Congress and paints an unflattering picture of the President.

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.


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Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, testified before the House Oversight Committee and described the President as a con man, as well as a racist and disloyal person. His explosive testimony came in the aftermath of Cohen's own plea deal for lying before Congress.

Will Cohen's testimony matter in the ongoing investigation of the President? Should his testimony even be considered, in light of his own conviction? What are the political implications for Democrats and Republicans? Party Politics co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus break down the testimony and look at the impact it might have for Trump.

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