Lanny Davis: Cohen 'more than happy' to tell Mueller 'all that he knows'

TheHill | 8/22/2018 | Michael Burke
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Michael Cohen's attorney on Tuesday night said his client had knowledge that would be "of interest" to Robert Mueller and would be willing to tell the special counsel “all that he knows."

“Mr. Cohen has knowledge on certain subjects that should be of interest to the special counsel and is more than happy to tell the special counsel all that he knows,” Davis said on MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show."

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Cohen's attorney suggested President Trump had knowledge of the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, as well as advanced knowledge of the 2016 hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) by Russian intelligence officers.

Davis, who is a contributor to The Hill, would not say whether Cohen has already been in contact with the special counsel, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice on the part of Trump.

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But Davis said Cohen is willing to talk to the special counsel about the Trump Tower meeting, which Davis described as “the obvious possibility of a conspiracy to collude and corrupt the American democracy system.”

The meeting has become a flashpoint in Mueller's investigation as Trump and his allies have frequently changed their story about why the meeting was held, originally saying it was about Russian adoption policy. Trump has since acknowledged that the meeting was meant to gather dirt on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Davis said Cohen is also willing to...
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