PBS NewsHour

What it means for Trump if he told Cohen to lie to Congress

Clip: 01/19/2019 | 9m 2s

BuzzFeed reported Friday that President Trump personally directed Michael Cohen, his former lawyer, to lie to Congress about a potential Trump hotel project in Moscow. In response, some congressional Democrats said ordering a subordinate to commit perjury "is an impeachable offense." Judy Woodruff is joined by Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., a member of the House Judiciary Committee, to discuss.

Aired: 01/19/19

Rating: NR

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