Monday, February 11 2019

Former Trump lawyer Cohen's Senate testimony postponed due to surgery

Written by Reuters

(Reuters) - Testimony by U.S. President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen planned for Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee has been postponed as he recovers from a recent surgical procedure, an attorney for Cohen said.

“The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has accepted Mr. Cohen’s request for postponement of tomorrow’s hearing due to post surgery medical needs,” Lanny Davis said in a statement to media. “A future date will be announced by the Committee.”

Cohen’s surgery was on his shoulder, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Cohen, who is set to go to prison on March 6, had been subpoenaed to appear before the Senate committee, one of two main congressional panels investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. 2016 presidential election.

 

This article was sourced from Reuters

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