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Prosecutors have dismissed in the representation of the President of Trump’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow, to demand a report, he said Michael Cohen, false claims in regards to the Trump Tower in Moscow-project.
“Michael Cohen, his alleged statements are read more of the same from him, and to confirm the observations of the Prosecutor’s office in the Southern district of New York, Cohen ‘s’ instinct, the other is the debt-to-strong”,” a statement by Jane Serene Raskin and Patrick Strawbridge, lawyers for Jay A. Sekulow,.
“The fact that this or any Committee may rely on the fact that the word of Michael Cohen for any purpose – much less, and pierce the attorney-client privilege and you will discover the secret communication of four well-known lawyers – defies the logic of established law and common sense.”
Sekulow legal team, released the statement after the House intelligence committee, the on Monday, two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Cohen published together with some of the exhibits from the testimony.
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Lawyers in representation of the President of Trump’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow dismissed, to request a report, he said Michael Cohen, false claims in regards to the Trump Tower in Moscow-project.
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According to the transcript, Cohen told the Committee that he was directed to lie Sekulow on the subject of the Trump Tower Moscow project.
“To be perfectly clear, the statement about the Trump Tower negotiations ends in January, that was part of your original design was wrong, and Mr. Sekulow knew that it was wrong?” California Democrat Adam Schiff asked Cohen, according to the transcript.
“Yes, sir,” Cohen replied, according to the transcript.
In the public hearing before a separate house Committee in February, Cohen said Trump’s lawyers, including Sekulow, reviewed and edited the written Declaration of the Moscow project. Cohen confirmed in a confession last year that he misled lawmakers by saying that he had abandoned Trump Tower Moscow project in January 2016, if he, in fact, it has been pursuing for months, such as Trump for the presidency.
The Committee makes its decision to release the transcripts came reports two weeks after Cohen, Federal prison for a three-year sentence. Cohen pleaded guilty last year to campaign Finance violations, lying to Congress and other crimes. He is the only person accused of a crime, in connection with the hush-money payments to women who claim they had Affairs with trump.
The transcripts are from interviews the panel with Cohen in February and March. The vote on the release, which was held behind closed doors, was 12-7.
Cohen was a key figure in the congressional investigations after the turn on his former boss and the cooperation with special counsel Robert Müller Russia probe. Müller is the last report, released in April, examines behaviors in the context of Cohen as one of several possible manifestations of obstruction of justice by the President.
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Müller’s team wrote in their report, Cohen said trump, the personal lawyers after the FBI RAID on his house, “he was a faithful lawyer and servant” and “he was in an uncomfortable position and wanted to know what was in it for him.”
The report says that Cohen was told that he “should not remain on the message that the investigation was a witch hunt, and that everything is fine would be.” Cohen understood that to mean he would “take care of” if he stayed on message, whether through a pardon or by the investigation closed.
Fox News’ Jason Thunder, and the Associated Press contributed to this report.