Michael Cohen provided congressional investigators with documents that corroborate his claim that the president’s attorneys made changes to a written statement he provided to the House and Senate intelligence committees, which ultimately proved to be false, reports the New York Times.
Scott Harman is a student at University of Virginia School of Law, where he focuses on national security and cybersecurity law. In 2015, he graduated from McGill University with a B.A. in Honors Political Science with a focus on American government.
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The House Judiciary Committee opened a sweeping investigation into possible corruption and obstruction of justice, demanding documents from more than 80 of the president’s family members, associates and political allies, reports the Washington Post.
The House Judiciary Committee sent requests for documents to 60 individuals, including White House and Justice Department staff, reports the New York Times.
President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has agreed to testify in a public hearing next month before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, says the Washington Post.
President Trump abruptly walked out of a meeting with congressional leadership when Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said she would not fund a wall along the southern border, says the New York Times.
President Trump will deliver an address from the Oval Office on Tuesday evening to discuss the government shutdown and border security, reports the New York Times.
National security adviser John Bolton said the United States will not withdraw troops from Syria until the Islamic State is defeated and Turkey provides assurances it will not strike Kurdish fighters, contradicting President Trump’s announcement last month of a rapid withdrawal, reports the Washington Post.