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Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) (R) talks with Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) during testimony by Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Two of President Donald Trump’s biggest allies in Congress on Thursday told the Justice Department that Michael Cohen appears to have lied in his sworn testimony to Congress, where he made a slew of damning claims against Trump.
House Oversight Committee ranking member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C., sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr accusing Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer of making a series of “intentionally false statements designed to make himself look better on a national stage.”
Read the letter to the attorney general here.
“Mr. Cohen’s testimony before the Committee on Oversight and Reform,” they wrote, “was a spectacular and brazen attempt to knowing [sic] and willfully testify falsely and fictitiously to numerous material facts.”