Trump, Republicans dismiss Cohen's agreement to testify before the House Oversight Committee before going to prison

The heads of three of the House’s most influential committees sent out a stern warning to President Trump not to obstruct their efforts to question his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.

Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y. and Elijah Cummings, D-Md. – the chairs respectively of the House Intelligence, Judiciary and Oversight committees – issued a joint statement Sunday following comments made by the president during a Fox News Channel interview in which he alleges potential legal problems involving a Cohen relative and takes digs at Cohen’s honesty and own legal woes.

“Our nation’s laws prohibit efforts to discourage, intimidate, or otherwise pressure a witness not to provide testimony to Congress,” the Democratic lawmakers said in their statement.

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Cohen is scheduled to testify publicly before the House Oversight Committee next month. The hearing could serve as the opening salvo in a promised Democratic effort…

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