Listen: President Trump, Senate, Michael Cohen discussed on KNX Evening News with Diane Thompson
"I'm Nathan Roberts. Our top local story at ten thirty president national story. President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen has been disbarred in New York, and he set to begin a three year prison sentence in may for lying to congress. But that hasn't stopped him from being a hot commodity on Capitol Hill where he spent more than nine hours today talking with the Senate intelligence committee behind closed doors, but tomorrow, he's set to publicly testified before a house committee CBS's Matt piper says Cohen has released his prepared opening statement, a former Trump attorney says I am ashamed that I chose to take part in concealing Mr. Trump's illicit acts rather than listening to my own conscience. He goes on. I am ashamed. Because I know what Mr. Trump is. He is a racist. He is a con, man. He is cheap. We continue our in depth team coverage with KNX ten seventy Charles Feldman before Michael Kohn takes the oath word out that he will implicate his former. Client, President Trump in crimes since Mr. Trump took office, and is he has documentary evidence that could be a bombshell, regardless cone, not only knows where the skeletons are in the Trump organizations closets. He knows how many closets there are Michael Cohen has indicated in the past that he would take a bullet for President Trump. That's Barbara mcquade served as US attorney for the eastern district of Michigan. And now teaches law that he has come full circle. Cones testimony premises to be long and possibly historic. Charles feldman. KNX ten seventy NewsRadio and our live in depth team. Coverage of Michael Kors testimony before congress gets underway at seven AM here on KNX, please do join us for that. It's an important one. The Senate confirms a key judgeship in the west over the objections of both home state Senator that hasn't happened that about one hundred years, but the Republican led Senate confirmed the judge appointed to the ninth circuit by President Trump over the objections of his home state senators Jeff Jarrett. Miller Seattle attorney and former Clark for conservative Justice Clarence Thomas was approved despite about five minutes of questioning before just two senators. His hearing was scheduled during a Senate recess and what Democrats charges a dangerous road for the Senate to go down as the GOP tries to reshape the federal courts in the Trump era. Miller well-qualified judge is appointed to the nice circuit often blasted by the president for liberal leanings. Bob Brill can't extend seventy houses voted to block President Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the border. The vote was two hundred forty five to one hundred eighty two and northern California Democratic democrat Jackie speier tells Kanak she hopes the Senate will follow suit have thirteen or fourteen Republican members who joined with the Democrats to support this motion to declare that the national emergency is in fact bogus. Whether the Senate takes action will depend on whether or not Mitch McConnell wants to bring the measure to the floor ads. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says indeed there will be a vote on the measure personally. They couldn't. Handicap the outcome at this point. But we will certainly be voting on it McConnell says he expects the Senate to take up the issue in the next few weeks, but congress is not expected to have anywhere near enough votes to override a promised presidential veto, California. Attorney general heavier bizarre outlined serious problems in a report on immigration detention facilities here in the State Department. Took a close look at ten facilities, including the CEO lacy facility, orange and focused on civilian detainees. Those without criminal records.."