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Alternative Fact of the Week: Bearing false witness

Alternative Fact of the Week: Bearing false witness

Fraudster, cheat, felon, tax evader, greedy person, disgraced lawyer and above all else, lying liar. Oh, not just lying liar but pants-on-fire liar, pathological liar, someone incapable of telling the truth. One by one, Republican members of the House Oversight Committee followed what seemed like a script and hammered Michael Cohen for lying — to Congress, to banks, to the Internal Revenue Service. It became so rote that about halfway through the exercise, Mr. Cohen, who had already admitted to his lies and is headed to prison in two months to pay for them, observed that no one from the GOP seemed the least bit interested in why he was actually there: to testify to the wrongdoings of...

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