President Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, testifying today before members of the House of Representatives, faced a committee sharply divided along party lines.

Democrats sought insider information on Trump’s dealings and deceptions before and after the election in November 2016. Republicans attacked Cohen himself, who will soon be headed to federal prison for repeatedly lying to Congress in the past.

Cohen set the stage with a half-hour opening statement, in which he branded Trump “a racist … a conman … a cheat.”

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