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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:15 AM

GOP lawmakers rip Dems for calling Cohen to testify [View all]

Source: MSN

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the top Republican on the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Thursday criticized news that President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen is set to publicly testify before the panel next month.

Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said in a statement earlier Thursday that Cohen had agreed to voluntarily testify on Feb. 7.

"Chairman Cummings promised to pursue rigorous, responsible, fact-based oversight," Jordan said in a statement. "However, the Chairman's announcement today suggests he will be using the committee as a venue for political theater rather than legitimate oversight."

Jordan knocked Cohen, saying he has pleaded guilty for misstatements he made to Congress while testifying about his contacts with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/gop-lawmakers-rip-dems-for-calling-cohen-to-testify/ar-BBS5s9W?li=BBnb7Kz

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