Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen agrees to testify publicly before Rep. Elijah Cummings' oversight committee

Michael Cohen agrees to testify publicly before Rep. Elijah Cummings' oversight committee

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, will testify at a hearing next month convened by Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, the new chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Cummings had pushed last year for the committee to summon Cohen to testify about his interactions with the president.

The committee, then under the leadership of South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, declined to call Cohen, saying it was the job of special counsel Robert Mueller — not Congress — to investigate potential crime.

Cummings was elevated to chairman after Democrats won majority control of the House of Representatives in the November election, giving him...

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