"I am pleased to announce that Michael Cohen's public testimony before the Oversight Committee is back, despite the efforts of some to intimidate his family members and prevent him from appearing," the statement said. Representative Elijah Cummings, Democrat of Maryland, Chair of the Committee. in a press release. "Under the Constitution, Congress has an obligation to exercise independent and strong control over the executive branch, and this hearing is a step in this process."
Cohen was originally scheduled to testify before the committee on February 7, but this appearance was overturned by Cohen and his team of lawyers, citing "threats against his family". He also later canceled private testimony before the Senate's House Intelligence Committees.
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