Magazine March 25, 2019, Issue

Cohen’s Congressional Testimony Portends Danger for Trump

Michael Cohen testifies before the House Oversight Committee, February 27, 2019. (Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
Look next to the Southern District of New York, where they don’t write, they indict

Will the Mueller probe end with a bang or a whimper? For well over a year, that was the question. Even as the trajectory of “Russiagate” appeared to bend away from suspicions about a criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, matters of intense interest remained: Would the special counsel conclude that the president of the United States had obstructed investigations? Would Mueller find iterations of Trump–Russia “collusion” that, though not criminally actionable, were impeachable or at least politically crippling?

Who would have guessed that, as we wait on tenterhooks for Mueller’s final report, said at press time to

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