Michael Cohen's Lawyer Says He "Misspoke' Over Witnessing Trump Collusion"

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According to the NY Post, "Michael Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, admitted Monday to providing the information for an anonymously sourced CNN story that implied President Trump had advance knowledge of a controversial Trump Tower meeting".

"Somebody has been pushing a fake news story, first with the New York Times, then the Washington Post and now with Ronan Farrow of the New Yorker", Stone says in the video.

"The only person who could confirm that information is my client".

He pleaded guilty to five counts of tax evasion, one count of making false statements to a financial institution, one count of willfully causing an unlawful corporate contribution, and one count of making an excessive campaign contribution.

But last week, Axios reported that Cohen testified to Congress previous year that he had no idea whether Trump knew about the meeting in advance.

He also could not verify his claims Cohen witnessed Donald Trump Jr. telling his father about the Trump tower meeting beforehand.

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President Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said on "Fox News Sunday" that Michael Cohen didn't play a role in the 2016 campaign, warning that he was "going to become a problem".

"I should have been more clear".

Davis said he should not have expressed such confidence in his information. WaPo had reported that claim as news last month and outed Davis in a new story this weekend as having been a source for it. "We were not the source of the story". In other words, the story reports claims that Cohen had said he was willing to make, not the underlying truth of those claims.

The Cohen case is unlikely to lead to legal consequences for Trump while he's in office, according to the Post.

Davis told PBS's "NewsHour" on Wednesday: "I believe that Mr. Cohen has direct knowledge that would be of interest to Mr. Mueller that suggests - I'm not sure it proves - that Mr. Trump was aware of Russian government agents hacking illegally, committing computer crimes, to the detriment of the candidate who he was running against". Lanny Davis, CNN source on background, had a lot to say.

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