Other Illegal Acts Involving Trump Being Probed, Says Cohen

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Updated February 27, 2019
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. MANDEL NGAN / AFP

 

Donald Trump’s former personal attorney told Congress Wednesday US authorities are investigating illegal activities involving the president beyond those that have already been made public.

Cohen had spent hours addressing accusations that Trump paid hush money to two women in 2016, and directed his lawyer to lie about negotiations over a Moscow business deal, and was asked if he was aware of “any other wrongdoing or illegal act” regarding Trump that had yet to be addressed in the hearing.

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He replied that he had, but could not discuss the allegations because “those are part of the investigation that are currently being looked at by the Southern District of New York.”

AFP