Cohen Turns Over Docs Showing Alleged Trump Lawyer Edits To His Testimony

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on February 27, 20... Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on February 27, 2019. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 6, 2019 1:38 pm
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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has given House investigators new documents relating to his bombshell testimony last week, CNN reports.

According to the network, Cohen provided documents to House Intelligence Committee investigators showing that edits were made to his prepared testimony in 2017. In the testimony, Cohen lied about the length of his involvement in the Trump Tower Moscow project.

Separately, the New York Times reported that some of the changes “appeared to play down” Ivanka Trump’s knowledge of the project.

Cohen pleaded guilty in November to making false statements to Congress about the proposal in charges brought by the Mueller investigation.

During his marathon testimony last week before the House Oversight Committee, Cohen said that Trump attorney Jay Sekulow altered his 2017 testimony, and that the changes were reviewed by Javanka litigator Abbe Lowell.

“There were several changes that were made including how we were going to handle that message, which was – the message of course being – the length of time that the Trump Tower Moscow project stayed and remained alive,” Cohen said last week.

Sekulow denied the accusation in a statement after Cohen’s appearance, calling it “completely false.”

Lanny Davis, a Cohen representative, did not immediately return a request for comment.

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