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Inside Politics: Michael Cohen tells a congressional hearing the US president is a racist, conman and cheat

In his cooperation with prosecutors, Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, has implicated the president in a hush-money scandal and provided other information to the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III. Video: The New York Times

“He is a racist. He is a conman. He is a cheat.”

The reporters scribbled and tweeted furiously; the congressmen furrowed their brows, looking grave; the newsrooms paused, then sharply clipped and boxed the quote.

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