Report: Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress About Trump Tower Moscow Project


BuzzFeed News: “President Donald Trump directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, according to two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter.

Trump also supported a plan, set up by Cohen, to visit Russia during the presidential campaign, in order to personally meet President Vladimir Putin and jump-start the tower negotiations. ‘Make it happen,’ the sources said Trump told Cohen.”

“On the campaign trail, Trump vehemently denied having any business interests in Russia.”

“Cohen will testify publicly before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Feb. 7.”