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Democrats eye new inquiries, witnesses after Cohen testimony

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"Is he being paid by Crooked Hillary?"

"That could be a major problem and it could be some low-hanging fruit for the Committee on Oversight and Reform to take up in going after Trump if they so choose", Amey said.

Notes of conversations between OGE officials and Trump lawyers in April and May 2018, and obtained by the House Oversight Committee, show the president's attorneys struggling to offer a consistent answer.

"Your heads will spin when you see the lies, misrepresentations and contradictions against his Thursday testimony", another tweet said. "He is totally discredited!" the president wrote.

"No way, it's time to stop this corrupt and illegally brought Witch Hunt".

"Republicans have been abused long enough".

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Trump took to Twitter to declare that his was superior. "I'd much rather do it right than do it fast", the president said. Just a few days earlier, he said Kim had the chance to turn his impoverished state into "a tremendous economic behemoth".

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During the interview, Stephanopoulos asked Nadler if he believes Trump has obstructed justice. Despite Nadler's hesitation on impeachment, later in the show, House Minority Leader Rep.

"I am giving the Committee today a copy of the $130,000 wire transfer from me to Ms. Clifford's attorney during the closing days of the presidential campaign that was demanded by Ms. Clifford to maintain her silence about her affair with Mr. Trump".

During his appearance on the ABC show "This Week", New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler told host George Stephanopoulos that he meant to issue document requests to more than 60 people as the House Judiciary Committee (which Nadler chairs) begins to investigate Trump's numerous scandals, according to Politico.

Sater is a real estate developer and longtime Trump business associate who was involved in the Trump Organization's efforts to build a Trump Tower project in Moscow. Multiple Democrat-led House committees are pledging to investigate not only Trump's campaign's ties to Russian Federation, which are also the subject of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, but presidential conflicts of interest, possible money laundering and other oversight matters that Democrats say were ignored under GOP control. He appeared publicly before another House panel yesterday and behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.

But on Wednesday, Cohen said he's hoping through his continued cooperation to persuade prosecutors to file a so-called Rule 35 motion, an unusual court filing in which prosecutors ask a judge to reduce someone's sentence for providing "substantial assistance" in a criminal investigation. Sekulow said the allegations that he "edited or changed" Cohen's testimony to alter the duration of the Moscow negotiations "is completely false". He said no questions went unanswered Thursday, adding that Cohen was "fully cooperative". They noted that it contradicts what federal prosecutors in NY have stated in a court filing, and also what others have said about that time. "We are very grateful that he was as forthcoming as he was".

Trump late Sunday complained about "Presidential Harassment" in investigations being led by "crazed Democrats" and of the "corrupt Mainstream Media that any president has ever had to endure" following three days of testimony by his former personal lawyer related to the Russian Federation investigation, campaign finance law violations and hush money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels.

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