Dec 27, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Michael Cohen denies report he visited Prague in 2016

In a string of tweets on Thursday evening, President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen emphatically denied an unconfirmed report from McClatchy that claims signals from his cell phone were detected around Prague, Czech Republic, during summer 2016.

"I hear #Prague #CzechRepublic is beautiful in the summertime. I wouldn’t know as I have never been. #Mueller knows everything!"

Why it matters: The infamous Steele dossier, a document that describes alleged coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, claims that Cohen secretly met with Kremlin officials in Prague at that time. Cohen has continuously denied ever having traveled to Prague — famously tweeting a photo of his passport in early 2017 — and continues to do so even after providing extensive cooperation to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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