Chris Hayes on Cohen: Trump ‘Appears To Have Successfully Intimidated a Witness from Testifying Before Congress’

‘That hearing was set to be the American public’s first ever opportunity to hear sworn testimony about the president’s hush money payments’

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HAYES: “The President of the United States appears to have successfully intimidated a witness out of testifying before Congress and the country in an investigation centered on the President’s own misconduct. Michael Cohen has now indefinitely postponed his February 7th appearance before the House Oversight Committee citing threats by the President and his legal team against Cohen’s family. That hearing was set to be the American public’s first ever opportunity to hear sworn testimony about the President’s hush money payments during the campaign, about efforts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow throughout the presidential race, and about the ensuing cover-up. Ever since Cohen was sentenced in December for lying to Congress about the Moscow project and other crimes, the President and his lawyer have repeatedly, publicly suggested that Cohen’s father-in-law should be investigated."

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