Cohen postpones testifying, cites 'ongoing threats against his family' from Trump, Giuliani

David Caplan
January 23, 2019 - 1:50 pm

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WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is postponing his scheduled Feb. 7 testimony before the House Oversight Committee, citing “threats against his family” from President Trump and his allies, Cohen’s lawyer said Wednesday afternoon.

“Due to ongoing threats against his family from President Trump and Mr. Giuliani, as recently as this weekend, as well as Mr. Cohen’s continued cooperation with ongoing investigations, by advice of counsel, Mr. Cohen’s appearance will be postponed to a later date,” Lanny Davis said in a statement.

Davis continued, “Mr. Cohen wishes to thank Chairman Cummings for allowing him to appear before the House Oversight Committee and looks forward to testifying at the appropriate time.”

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