President Trump Donald John TrumpOregon governor to face state rep in November Ashford, Eastman neck and neck in Nebraska Dem primary Progressive pick Wild wins Dem primary for Pa. House seat MORE’s personal attorney Michael Cohen worked on a deal to try and build a Trump Tower in Moscow for months longer than he had told Congress, Yahoo News reported Wednesday.
The site reported that Cohen told lawmakers that he had stopped working on the project in January 2016 when he decided the “proposal was not feasible for a variety of business reasons and should not be pursued further.”
However, Yahoo News reported that investigators have obtained messages from Russian associate Felix Sater, who worked on the deal, that show Cohen continued to discuss the project until at least May 2016.
Sater told Yahoo News that he had turned over his text messages and emails with Cohen to special counsel Robert Mueller Robert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE, as well as the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House and Senate Intelligence Committees.
Yahoo reported that the messages show Cohen and Sater started to discuss a deal to build a Trump Tower in 2015.