Capitol Report: Cohen reveals new probe of Trump by prosecutors — and 6 other takeaways from his testimony

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, spent hours on Wednesday taking questions from the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

After his striking prepared remarks came out late Tuesday, political analysts were bracing for fresh revelations in his Q&A with lawmakers.

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Here are seven takeaways from what we heard in the back-and-forth from Cohen, who is set to serve time in prison for lying to Congress in 2017.

1. New probe of Trump by prosecutors revealed

In response to a question about his last conversation with Trump or Team Trump, Cohen declined to comment as follows: “This topic is something that’s currently being investigated right now by the Southern District of New York.

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