“Everybody’s job at the Trump Organization was to protect Mr. Trump.”
Just like Trump Organization employees, House Republicans have protected Trump for two years. But they’re not in charge anymore, and today the truth about President Trump finally came gushing out.
Trump’s longtime former attorney and fixer, Michael Cohen, appeared before the House Oversight Committee today, and the divide between Democrats and Republicans became unmistakable: House Democrats are determined to hold Trump accountable—and House Republicans have spent more than two years doing just the opposite.
Cohen’s testimony ran the gamut, but a key theme kept popping up: Trump knew crimes were being committed. According to Cohen:
So, Trump’s tired “NO COLLUSION – RIGGED WITCH HUNT” argument? Not sounding so convincing.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has so far yielded nearly 200 criminal charges, 37 indictments, and 7 convictions. Yet, for two years Trump’s cronies have refused to lift a finger.
As Democratic Rep. Stephen Lynch said today: “Your side ran away from the truth, and we’re trying to bring it to the American people.”