Special Counsel Rebukes BuzzFeed Claim Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress

HeadlineJan 22, 2019

In a rare move, the office of special counsel Robert Mueller issued a statement Friday denying the principal claim of a damning BuzzFeed article which said that the special counsel had evidence that Trump directed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. BuzzFeed told CNN Sunday it remains “100 percent behind” their reporting.

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