Lawyer says Cohen offering new info to Congress

TheHill | 4/4/2019 | John Bowden
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A lawyer representing President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen on Thursday confirmed that his client is offering additional information to Congress amid reports that Cohen has asked for congressional help to postpone his jail sentence.

Lanny Davis wrote in an emailed statement Thursday evening that Cohen had recently obtained a hard drive containing "14 million files" related to his personal business and the Trump Organization that investigators could be interested in viewing, while cautioning that Cohen heading to prison would disrupt his ability to provide Congress with information.

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"Michael Cohen’s recent public and closed-door testimony to Congressional committees has triggered additional areas for investigation by law enforcement authorities and the Congress," Davis wrote.

"In fact, Mr. Cohen has recently obtained a hard drive with 14 million files from his computers and phones over the past 10 years, which we believe has significant value to the various congressional oversight and investigation committees," Davis continued. "Yet Michael Cohen is the only person in the Trump organization who has been prosecuted."

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"The actions against Mr. Cohen appears to be selective prosecution and the sentence imposed is a disproportionate one," Cohen's attorney concluded. "For him to surrender in 30 days...
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