House Intel Interrogates Cohen For Eight Hours

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Michael Cohen, former aide and lawyer to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara

The Democratic-led House Intelligence Committee privately grilled President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen for nearly eight hours Thursday, capping a weeklong marathon of closely-watched appearances on Capitol Hill.

Lawmakers were tight-lipped about the closed-door discussions, but some signaled it yielded new information relevant to the panel’s revived probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

It also ended with the promise for Cohen to return to complete the testimony next Wednesday — forecasting more headaches for the White House as the president’s onetime ally and “fixer” continues public appearances in Washington.

“We had a long day, but it wasn’t a long enough day,” Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told reporters after the interview concluded at roughly 5 p.m.

Read more at The Hill.

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