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The former trump lawyer Michael Cohen exploded Wednesday, when House Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, accusing him of “non-existent” repentance on charges of bank fraud, to which he pleaded guilty.
“Shame on you, Mr. Jordan, that’s not what I said”, he said to Jordan.
The exchange came after Cohen, who was, and testify on Capitol Hill was grilled by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., on the charges of bank fraud, were part of the financial crime, which he pleaded guilty in August.
Cohen said that he made an exception with Como statements, because “I never conduct defrauded a bank”, although he admitted a failure at the same time.
“Sure, you knew that you breaking the law?” Como asked.
“Sir, I’m not a [certified public accountant], I pleaded guilty,” he replied. “I pleaded guilty, and I’m going to do, the time I caused enormous pain to my family.”
This was met with dismay by Jordan, the accused, an exchange, in which he said essentially, he didn’t do anything wrong.
“His remorse is non-existent, he is just a member of Congress, the say discussed, I knew really nothing wrong with the wrong bank things, said I’m guilty and I would go to jail for this,'” Jordan.
“Mr. Jordan, this is not what I said and you don’t know, that’s what I said,” Cohen shot back. “What I said was, I pleaded guilty and I take responsibility for my actions.”
After a breath, he went a step further: “shame on you, Mr. Jordan, that’s what I said, shame on you, that is what I said.”
“What I have said is that I took on the responsibility, and I take responsibility. What I did, the Lord declares that his information is incorrect, I have responsibility for my mistakes, I’m remorseful and I’m going to jail, I want to get away from my wife and my family for years.”
It was the second meeting between Cohen and Jordan in the hearing. Earlier, Jordan lights up in Cohen after the former lawyer called Trump a “racist” and a “conman”.
Jordan Cohen, who will soon report to a three years in prison, shared only with a Trump, after he was excluded from the White house.
“How long have you been working in the White house?” Jordan asked.
“I’ve never answered worked in the White house,” Cohen.
“That’s the point, isn’t it? They wanted to work in the White house, but you don’t get brought to the dance,” said Jordan.
Cohen replied: “no, sir.”
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.