President's Former Fixer Michael Cohen Testifies Before House Committee

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Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, is sworn in to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on February 27, 2019. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, testified before the House Oversight Committee in a full day of hearings on Wednesday. Cohen characterized the president as a racist, a conman and a cheat. In confrontational questioning, Republican committee members attacked Cohen's credibility and motivation. Forum discusses the hearing and its political implications.


Olivia Nuzzi, White House correspondent, New York Magazine

David Levine, professor, UC Hastings College of the Law