Michael Cohen testimony cancelled over leaked opening statement

Michael Cohen testimony cancelled over leaked opening statement

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President Donald Trump’s legal attorney was supposed to testify at a closed door hearing this morning before the Senate Intelligence Committee but but swamp leadership cancelled the hearing after learning that, Michael Cohen, Esq. leaked his opening statement to the press before the hearing.

The subject of today’s hearing was to be Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, although it was established months ago that there is no there, revelations of which, those with a nefarious agenda choose to ignore.

Washington Times by Andrea Noble and Dan Boylan

Michael Cohen had planned to blast White House opponents in his closed-door Capitol Hill testimony for “choosing to presume guilt — rather than presuming innocence” in the entire Russia saga.

That caused the panel’s Republican chairman and ranking Democrat to cancel the closed-door interview set for Tuesday morning, accusing Mr. Cohen of acting in bad faith.

“We were disappointed that Mr. Cohen decided to pre-empt today’s interview by releasing a public statement prior to his engagement with Committee staff, in spite of the Committee’s requests that he refrain from public comment,” wrote Sens. Richard Burr, North Carolina Republican, and Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat.

“As a result, we declined to move forward with today’s interview and will reschedule Mr. Cohen’s appearance before the Committee in open session at a date in the near future,” the statement added. “The Committee expects witnesses in this investigation to work in good faith with the Senate”[…]

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