Why Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Lied To Congress


The Daily Podcast / The New York Times (11/30/18)

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, has pleaded guilty to lying about Mr. Trump’s business ties to Russia and has agreed to cooperate with the special counsel investigation. It’s the second time this week that a subject of the inquiry has been charged with lying.

On today’s episode:

  • Michael S. Schmidt, who has been covering the special counsel investigation for The New York Times.

Background reading:

Link to 22-Minute Audio and 2+-Minute Video


FRONTLINE: How Michael Cohen Acted As Donald Trump’s “Fixer”

As Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress in charges stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, look back on the role Cohen once played as Donald Trump’s “fixer.”

Link to 6-Minute Video