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I'm going to let the American people decide exactly who's telling the truth after a long awaited closed door hearing with senators president Donald trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen is back on Capitol Hill Wednesday for his highly anticipated first ever public testimony in which will provide the house oversight committee with quote evidence of criminal conduct by trump since he became president that's according to a source who says Coen intends to give lawmakers quote granular details about a hush money payment to a porn star and information about a money trail after trump took the oath of office Reuters correspondent ginger Gibson handed out this is going to be an explosive Mehmed in congressional history having the president's personal attorney voluntarily com to dish on his old boss accusing him potentially even of having committed crimes is not something that we've seen %HESITATION in modern politics it will be a circus like atmosphere on the capital %HESITATION and likely to get contentious potentially knocked us between Democrats kept questioning Coen but also Republicans you may seek to even further undermine his credibility the fireworks were already lit the day before the blockbuster testimony this is a witness tampering its witness testing Republican congressman Matt gets a staunch ally of trump appeared to threaten cone in a tweet saying Hey Michael co and do your wife and father in law know about your girlfriends maybe tonight would be a good time for that chat I wonder if she'll remain faithful when you're in prison she's about to learn a lot two hours later democratic congressman bill Pascrell junior call for the house ethics committee to investigate gets we're trying to intimidate a witness saying in a tweet one of my colleagues a duly elected member of Congress has taken to Twitter to intimidate a witness this is grossly unethical and probably illegal the oversight committee has said it's going to stay away from , the president's financial dealings in Russia and whether the Kremlin meddled in the twenty sixteen election in collusion with trump's campaign but a source tells Reuters that along with testimony about hush money payments to women lawmakers are expected to get new information on trump's financial statements related to other matters that quote have never been produced before the source also says cone is set to offer first hand anecdotes to illustrate drums quote lies racism and cheating during the decade he works for him going was one of trump's closest aides and one said he would take a bullet for him but he turned against his former boss last year and is cooperating with prosecutors after pleading guilty to tax evasion bank fraud in campaign finance violations crimes for which he was sentenced to three years in prison