Michael Cohen Receives Subpoena from Senate Intel Committee to Testify Next Month
After announcing Wednesday that he would not be appearing voluntarily before a Congressional hearing, former Trump attorney Michael Cohen has received a subpoena to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee in mid-February.
President Donald Trump has publically voiced criticism directed towards both Cohen and Cohen’s father-in-law and has even gone so far as suggesting a criminal investigation into alleged wrong-doings.
This has been viewed by many as “witness tampering” which was a point made by Lanny Davis, Cohen’s former attorney, during an appearance Thursday on Good Morning America:
“When the President of the United States indisputably intimidates and obstructs justice to prevent a witness from testifying is an order, so is a federal investigation investigation of Rudy Giuliani for witness tampering. Calling out a man’s father-in-law and wife in order to intimidate the witness is not fair game.”
Cohen had agreed to testify under oath before Congress but announced Wednesday that would be delayed out of fear for his and his families safety. Now that the Senate Intel has subpoenaed him, that appears to not be a voluntary decision the convicted felon is free to make.
Watch the breaking report via CNN above.
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