Cohen Explains How Trump Got Him to Lie to Congress

Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about Donald Trump’s business dealings in Russia — and he will tell lawmakers how the president directed him to break the law.

The former Trump Organization attorney will testify Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee, and Cohen said in a prepared statement that the president told him to to lie during previous testimony before congressional investigators, but he did it in an indirect way, knowing it was a criminal act. read more