President Trump, Michael Cohen, Lanny Davis discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

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We have a member of the committee who be questioning tomorrow joining us and his lawyer. Lanny Davis is be so Lanny Davis made some news on our show earlier this week and what he has within the past weekend. He tends to have his finger on the pulse hair. So he's very good at that. And that's why he's our lead guest tonight. And he might make some moves to sit on the edge of my seat starts that you're Rachel. Well, as I said Michael Cohen will be testifying once again tomorrow at a closed session of the house intelligence committee and might cones lawyer. Lanny Davis will be our first guest tonight. When Michael Cohen speaks investigators around the country, take notes and go to work new your times is reporting tonight that New York state insurance regulators are now investigating President Trump and his company because of Michael Collins answers to Kyra swim Alexander. Ndra Okaz yo Cortes. Has an ever provide inflated assets to an insurance company. Yes. Who else knows that the president said this Allen Weisselberg, Ron Liebman and Matthew calamari? The mayor times is reporting quote, New York. State regulators have issued an expansive subpoenaed to the Trump organizations longtime insurance broker the first step in an investigation of insurance policies and planes involving President Trump's family business. According to a person briefed on the matter of the New York Times also reports that the nine page subpoenaed demands, a broad range of materials dating back to two thousand nine the subpoenaed demands copies of all communications between an insurance broker and Donald Trump and the Trump organization state and federal investigators are not the only ones who found Michael cones testimony credible enough to require further investigation. A new Quinnipiac poll shows that fifty percent of voters believe Michael Cohen now more than they believe President Trump with only thirty five percent believe President Trump more than they believe Michael Cohen that same Quinnipiac poll shows that sixty four percent of voters believe that. The President Trump committed crimes before he took office. Only twenty four percent do not believe the president committed crimes before he took office. Forty five percent of voters believed that the president has committed crimes while in office. Forty-three percent do not believe that the president has committed crimes while office. Michael Cohen provided the house oversight committee evidence that President Trump has indeed committed crimes both before he took office during his presidential campaign. And while in office as president that evidence came in the form of checks delivered to Michael Cohen from President Trump, including one that was signed in the White House by the present. Michael Cohen, testified that those checks were part of an illegal payoffs scheme to stormy Daniels to buy her silence about her affair with Donald Trump during the presidential campaign. In February of twenty seventeen one month into his presidency. I'm visiting President Trump in the Oval Office for the first time, and he says to me something to the effect of don't worry. Michael your January and February reimbursement checks are coming. They were FedEx from New York, and it takes a while for that to get through the White House system as he promised I received the first check for the reimbursement of seventy thousand dollars. Not long thereafter here is that February check for seventy thousand dollars, which covered two months of the agreed upon payment of thirty five thousand dollars a month.

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