Michael Cohen implicates Trump in bank fraud, tax fraud, and campaign finance felonies

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump, testifies before a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 27, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst.

Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen described the president as a racist, a conman, and a cheat during Cohen’s hearing before the House Oversight Committee today. We get highlights and analysis. The political angle: Did Republicans succeed in tarnishing Cohen’s testimony as that of a convicted liar? The legal angle: who is now in legal jeopardy as a result of Cohen’s testimony?