Cohen's testimony on Russia includes Roger Stone telling Trump about WikiLeaks, Trump dissing Don Jr.

Michael Cohen testifies at the Senate
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It's unclear which part of Michael Cohen's congressional testimony prompted Tuesday's taunts and apparent threats from Republicans, but it could be the section about President Trump, Roger Stone, and WikiLeaks. Cohen's public testimony Wednesday is supposed to steer clear of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, and Cohen will say he knows of no "direct evidence that Mr. Trump or his campaign colluded with Russia," though "I have my suspicions," according to a prepared statement obtained by The New York Times and Politico. But Trump did know "about the release of the hacked Democratic National Committee emails ahead of time," Cohen will testify:

In July 2016, days before the Democratic convention, I was in Mr. Trump's office when his secretary announced that Roger Stone was on the phone. Mr. Trump put Mr. Stone on the speakerphone. Mr. Stone told Mr. Trump that he had just gotten off the phone with [WikiLeaks chief] Julian Assange and that Mr. Assange told Mr. Stone that, within a couple of days, there would be a massive dump of emails that would damage Hillary Clinton's campaign. Mr. Trump responded by stating to the effect of "wouldn't that be great." [Michael Cohen statement, via Politico]

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