Michael Cohen shot back at the top Republican on the House Oversight and Reform Committee after Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio) said Cohen was already turning back on his claims of remorse for actions he took as President Trump’s lawyer.
Cohen accused Jordan of twisting his words during the exchange at Wednesday’s hearing, sharply telling the congressman “shame on you.”
“Shame on you, Mr. Jordan,” Cohen said. “That is not what I said, not what I said.”
“I am remorseful and I am going to prison … I will be away from my wife and family for years. So before you turn around and cast more aspersions, there are more people watching me today who know me a whole lot better,” Cohen said.
“I made mistakes, and I own them. And I didn’t fight with the Southern District of New York,” he continued.
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