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I believe Michael Cohen. Here’s why.

One would’ve thought that February 2019 would be defined by the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Instead, it may well be remembered for the moment when former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gave Congress a blistering assessment of Trump’s character.

“I know what Mr. Trump is,” Cohen told the House Oversight Committee. “He is a racist, he is a con man, and he is a cheat.”

Cohen’s words were harsh, but in looking back at the first two years of Trump’s presidency, there were glimpses of the traits Cohen described.

Cohen could’ve stopped his testimony with his damning assessment of the president as a racist, a conman and a cheat, but he didn’t. He went further, and I believe he spoke honestly. Here’s why.

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