President’s former lawyer will allege that Trump had advance knowledge of WikiLeaks’ plans to release Democratic emails during the 2016 campaign

Michael Cohen, former attorney for Donald Trump, center, speaks to members of the media after testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington on Tuesday.

Source:WSJ

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, plans on Wednesday for the first time to publicly accuse the president of engaging—while in office—in criminal conduct related to a hush-money payment to a porn star, according to the opening statement he will deliver before Congress.

Mr. Cohen is also set to detail several other allegations, including that Mr. Trump had advance knowledge of WikiLeaks’ plans to release Democratic emails during the 2016 campaign—emails that American intelligence agencies have said were stolen by Russian hackers and given to the website.

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