Wallace on Report Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress: I Take It With a 'Giant Block of Salt'

Fox News Insider | 1/18/2019 | Staff
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"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace said a new report that President Trump directed his then-personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress could be huge, but it should be taken with "a giant block of salt" until definitive proof emerges.

The allegations were detailed in a BuzzFeed report published Thursday night. It cited two unnamed federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation on the matter who said Cohen acknowledged to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office that he was instructed by Trump to lie to Congress in 2017 about discussions of a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow.

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The report, which has not been confirmed by Fox News, said Mueller’s office first learned of the directive from interviews with witnesses from the Trump Organization and internal company email, text messages and documents. It also said that Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. were briefed with regular details about the real estate deal from Cohen.

House Democrats have seized on the report, but Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani dismissed it, saying, “If you believe Cohen, I can get you a great deal on the Brooklyn Bridge.”

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