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Cohen: Trump told me to lie

Feb 28, 2019 - Detroit Free Press

WASHINGTON - Michael Cohen, the man tasked with keeping Donald Trump's deepest secrets, offered Congress a damning portrait of his former boss on Wednesday, saying the president encouraged him to lie to Congress and the public for Trump's protection.

During an often combative appearance before a House committee, Cohen delivered a searing account of his dealings with the man who he helped win the White House, casting Trump as a "racist," a "con man" and a "cheat" and tying the White House m...