Former special counsel Robert Mueller is testifying before both the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees for a total of five hours Wednesday., July 24, 2019. The Committees intend to get a “much clearer narrative” of the Special Counsel’s two-year investigation before the American people about Trump’s conduct.
I plan on watching, and found where it is being live streamed online. The video is below and should be live when testimony begins. Please join me in watching and comment below. Based on Mueller’s history of sometimes being vague, and his press conference where he stated that if he came before Congress he would not go beyond what is written in his report, this should be interesting.
Mueller’s testimony is scheduled to be split before the two committees, with 3 hours before the Judiciary Committee and 2 hours before the Intelligence Committee. There will be a 30 minute break between the two hearings, and Mueller can request breaks. Read the rest of this entry
Michael Cohen postpones congressional testimony, claims ‘threats’ from President Trump and Rudy Giuliani
Trump’s veiled threats of blackmail or extortion on Cohen’s father-in-law are illegal. In my opinion, rather than depending on Congress to do more than use strong words, Cohen should file a criminal complaint against Guiliani and Trump.
WASHINGTON – Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and longtime fixer, announced through a spokesman Wednesday that he wouldn’t testify before Congress on Feb. 7 because of “threats” from the president.
“Due to ongoing threats against his family from President Trump and Mr. Giuliani, as recently as this weekend, as well as Mr. Cohen’s continued cooperation with ongoing investigations, by advice of counsel, Mr. Cohen’s appearance will be postponed to a later date,” said Lanny Davis, a Cohen spokesman. “This is a time when Mr. Cohen had to put his family and their safety first.”
Commentary by The Secular Jurist: Two weeks ago, I wrote the following regarding Michael Cohen’s scheduled congressional testimony:
Knowing Trump as Americans do now after two tumultuous years in office, it is conceivable that the president…
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