Fred Smoller

Professor of Political Science at Chapman University

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Professor of Political Science and political pollster at Chapman University in Orange, California

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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.

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

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.

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