Elijah Cummings’ stunning closing remarks at Cohen hearing

When we’re dancing with the angels, the question will be asked, in 2019, what did we do to make sure we kept our democracy intact? Did we stand on the sidelines and do nothing? Did we play games, and I’m tired of these statements where, „Oh, this is the first hearing…” This is not the first hearing. The first hearing was in regard to prescription drugs. Remember? A lady sat there, and her daughter died because she couldn’t get $333 a month in insulin. That was our first hearing. Second hearing, HR 1, voting rights. Corruption in government. Come on now. We can do more than one thing and we have got to get back to normal.

FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Michael Cohen Testimony Before House Oversight Committee

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, testified before the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his experiences working for the president, before and after the 2016 presidential campaign. He offered his perspective on the way the Trump organization operated, and detailed specific actions he took and words he said at the direction of his former boss. He said he had broken the law and had lied many times, including in previous congressional testimony, at the direction of the president, and presented documents to the committee related to his testimony which he said proved he was telling the truth in this hearing