US President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen will tell Congress that Trump has committed crimes while in office, reports show.
Cohen will make such a disclosure in a public testimony to the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, according to former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean, who quoted Cohen’s attorney, Lanny Davis, as saying.
Cohen will say that Trump asked him several times about a massive skyscraper project in Moscow long after he had secured the Republican presidential nomination, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
If the assertion that the president was indeed inquiring about the project as late as June 2016 is true, it would be symptomatic of his continued personal engagement in the venture well into his candidacy.
This comes as Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears to be nearing the end of his investigation into whether the Trump election campaign in 2016 colluded with Russia to damage…