Jordan Lambasts Cohen Over Past Crimes, Questions Credibility

Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan, back left, questions Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) tore into former Trump attorney Michael Cohen during an explosive House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing Wednesday, reciting his crimes and attempting to cast doubt on the truthfulness of his testimony.

Jordan, a fierce ally of President Trump and the top Republican on the Oversight panel, noted that federal prosecutors had declared in court filings that Cohen “did crimes that were marked by a pattern of deception [that] permeated his professional life.” Jordan also suggested Cohen had only turned on the president because he didn’t get a job in the White House.

“You wanted to work for the White House, but you didn’t get brought to the dance,” Jordan asserted.

“I didn’t want to go to the White House,” Cohen fired back.

Read more at The Hill.



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