USA: Cohen unable to provide 'direct evidence' of Russia collusion05:43

USA: Cohen unable to provide 'direct evidence' of Russia collusion

United States, Washington DC
February 27, 2019 at 17:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen said he was not able to provide any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials during the 2016 election run-in, during testimony before Congress in Washington DC on Wednesday.

Speaking to the House Oversight Committee, Cohen said he had “suspicions” Trump may have worked with Russia during the campaign; however he was not able to provide any evidence when pushed.

Cohen also claimed Trump knew ahead of time about a Democratic email hack leak. He also called Trump a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat."

USA: Cohen unable to provide 'direct evidence' of Russia collusion05:43
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US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen said he was not able to provide any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials during the 2016 election run-in, during testimony before Congress in Washington DC on Wednesday.

Speaking to the House Oversight Committee, Cohen said he had “suspicions” Trump may have worked with Russia during the campaign; however he was not able to provide any evidence when pushed.

Cohen also claimed Trump knew ahead of time about a Democratic email hack leak. He also called Trump a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat."