Feb 26, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Michael Cohen to give Congress private Trump financial documents

Michael Cohen will testify before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.

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President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen will make public some of the president's private financial documents and tell Congress this week he witnessed "lies, racism and cheating" during a decade of working with Trump , the Wall Street Journal reports.

The state of play: Cohen is also expected to say during his public House Oversight Committee testimony on Wednesday that Trump directed him to carry out other unscrupulous deeds, some of which he alleges made him a felon. The WSJ, which hadn't seen the financial documents Cohen was set to produce, said he will "allege that Mr. Trump at times inflated or deflated his net worth for business and personal purposes, including avoiding paying property taxes."

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