Cohen Says Trump Knew About WikiLeaks Email Dump Beforehand

The House committee hearing is expected to provide the most damning depiction to date of President Trump's 2016 campaign and business operations.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer is planning to tell a House committee that Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and that Trump is a “racist,” a “conman” and a “cheat.” Michael Cohen suggests in prepared testimony obtained by The Associated Press that Trump also implicitly told him to lie about a Moscow real estate project. Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to…

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