Listen: Michael Cohen, President Trump And Rudy Giuliani discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"Have the experts we need one. It's an important Michael Cohen day. Joining us in our first panel of guests tonight. And there is so much to report on that. We learned new things that's what one member of the house intelligence committee said today after Michael Cohen's second closed session in a week testifying to that committee. The member of the committee that member of the Kuni also said that Michael Cohen brought new documents to the committee today, the chairman of the committee, Adam Schiff said it was a. Quote, enormously productive session. One of the things. The house investigative committees are trying to learn is whether President Trump or his lawyers tried to use the possibility of a presidential pardon to prevent Michael Cohen and others from testifying against Donald Trump and breaking news report tonight. The New York Times is reporting that the president's TV lawyer Rudy Giuliani says that lawyers for several people approached him about the possibility of presidential pardons. The times reports Mr. Giuliani who has been representing Mr. Trump since last spring said he always insisted to defense lawyers that Mr. Trump would not consider granting pardons until the investigations were long over. I always gave one answer and they always left disappointed. Mr. Giuliani said the times notes tonight that President Trump's first legal team headed by Washington. Lawyer John Dowd, quote had discussions with lawyers for Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn in two thousand seventeen about pardons. ABC news is reporting that in the weeks following the. Raid on Michael Collins, home office and hotel room last year. Michael Cohen was quote contacted by two New York attorneys who claim to be in close contact with Rudy Giuliani. Sources"