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Trump blames Cohen testimony for failure of summit with North Korea

Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Foto: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Sunday that the congressional testimony of Michael Cohen, his former personal lawyer and fixer, was in part responsible for the collapse in negotiations with North Korea over its nuclear program last week - continuing to vent about the investigations encircling him and his associates.

During seven hours of testimony Wednesday, Cohen said that Trump manipulated financial records and that Trump knew in advance about WikiLeaks' efforts to release damaging information about his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, during the 2016 campaign, among other allegations...

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