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>> we want to welcome you ain the united states and around the world. >> we're finally over the bradley cooper and lady gaga. >> are we? >> what prrp's former lawyer, michael cohen, will say to the congress. and whether he will detail some of the crime his personal attorney pleaded guilty to, to the house oversight committee. he is expected to give behind the scenes detail raising questions to his business when he was a candidate. today, expected to testify before the intel committee behind closed doors and tomorrow a blockbuster testimony in public, all this when president trump is going to a critical
summit with kim juong-un. >> will it get enough republican votes in both chambers to override a presidential veto. >> overnight, a republican senator says he will veto. and live new details in michael cohen's testimony. >> reporter: good morning. while the president is trying to score points with kim jong un, this is not what the president wants to see. and testimony about the role michael cohen pleaded guilty to for preparations this coming week. we're told michael cohen is expected to give behind the
scenes details about trump's conduct in business when he was a candidate. >> i'm done with the lying. i'm done being loyal to president trump. snow that statement will be put to the test today. president trump's former fixer michael cohen begins a while wind three days behind congress. he starts with the senate intelligence and ends with the house intelligence thursday. and to talk about russian officials and a russian attorney in 2016 and proposed tower in moscow, the very project cohen admitted lying to congress about. >> what other light can he shed now that he's cooperating on obstruction of justice or collusion. >> this is the public hearing witnessed in front of the house
over -- hearing in front of the house oversight committee while the president meets with kim jong un. they're calling it a distraction. >> to try to distract by calling in a convicted felon and known liar, it's pretty pathetic. it shows you how much the democrats hate trump. house democrats plan to press cohen for answers that could be damage for president trump about finance and business practices and hush payments to silence women alleging affairs with donald trump. >> the directed me to make the payments in these matters. >> reporter: the white house repeatedly slamming cohen saying he's not telling the truth. >> very simply, michael cohen is lying. >> not only did michael cohen plead guilty to lying to congress, remember, back last summer he also plead guilty to eight criminal counts. given those issues we can safely
expect both republicans and democrats will ask him some pretty tough questions. >> thank you. a lot to dive in here. joining us, jennifer rogers, former federal prosecutor. new information this morning cohen will testify to roles cohen pleaded guilty to, including the hush money payments and including lying to congress about payments to russia. he will testify about the president's role in those crimes. is it significant? >> it's huge. we already know cohen implicated him with the new york case and hush money payments. this is him filling in the gaps with more details. what exactly did the president say and do to direct him to do that. the perjury thing is something we haven't filled out yet. who coordinated with cohen with this false testimony he gave to congress. who told him to do that, if anyone did. we're waiting to see how seriously he implicates trump in
these crimes. >> we don't know how cohen will answer that or if the president played a role lying to congress about russia. what does it matter if michael cohen is asked did any of this happen, the president's role, did any of this happen while he was in office, would that be different than as a candidate or private citizen? >> not legally. it matters politically when congress is trying to consider whether to impeach the president. not legally. according to the current guidance is not to be indicted so we won't see an in diameter of president trump whenever the conduct occurs. it's a crime when he was president or not president, it doesn't matter. it's the details behind it. >> and behind the scenes business activities when he was president and cad, color, if you
will. and the former director of the fbi talked about this role this type of color can play. >> as an investigator, that illusive element you are constantly trying to uncover is the element of intent. i think mr. cohen has been in a position to heard conversation and seen actions taken and the insider view of what the intent of what the folks at the center of this investigation truly was. >> behind the scenes detail. is it all about intent or is there more? >> it's all about intent but more than that. this is assuming this ends up in some sort of ajudication in criminal court and trial. and here's michael cohen saying here's what happened and said and done and another person, president trump, saying, no, no, he's lying. and the details, does this testimony ring true to you? is michael cohen talking about
confirmations they had and actions the president took, it seems in line with what the public has seen him do and heard him say. that color is not just technically going to intent, to the whole credibility of the testimony the person alleging this crime is telling you about. juries listen to that stuff very carefully. >> jennifer rodgers, thank you so much for helping us with these details. to the next big story, democrats moving quickly to try to block president trump's national emergency at the southern border and the house is trying to block it and send it to the senate where a high profile gop is bucking the president. tell us about the opposition. >> well, that big thing to watch today is how many republicans actually vote with democrats to block the president's executive action on the southern border. democrats have been trying to make the case, this isn't about republican policies or
democratic policies on the border, this is about preserving congress's power to spend money and decide where taxpayers dollars go. all of that is important to watch today. how this vote goes in the house could determine how republican senators actually vote. we already know the majority leader, mitch mcconnell is opposed to the president doing this during spending negotiations last month and has now come around to the idea, many republican senators very troubled. susan collins, a republican fromman, said she would vote with democrats against the president's declaration. we also know thom tillis, a republican from north carolina, up for re-election in 2020, is voting against it. he said in an op-ed i cannot side with more ways to bypass congress. i cannot endorse a president i know future left wing presidents
will exploit to express radical ideology and individual freedom. the president said he would block anything that came to his desk in that declaration, but will congress vote en masse in the coming weeks? >> republicans in the house today, they don't need to die on the hill, there are enough votes from democrats to send this onto the senate. are house republicans expressing some opposition? >> for example, will herd, texas border congressman said he's been opposed to this declaration from the giddy-up. a lot of republicans on record saying this is unwise, not necessarily policy they don't support but a constitutional problem. they don't need to focus on that although they should if they're going to be consistent. it's the senate, republicans in the senate.
you have almost 10 in the senate on record sayings this is not consistent with the constitution. are they undecided or will they vote against? >> we know two, collins and tillis and what about murkowski? it's hard to imagine them getting enough to override a veto. it's still sending a message. if they get a significant amount of republicans on the record willing to say no what message does that send? >> a very strong message. it's about standing up for their own branch of government. it's stunning if they wouldn't do that. look at the republican senators undecided, alexander, lee, rand paul, all saying harshly con definitelying things about this procedure by the president because it attacks the entire integrity, not only the constitution but their branch of government. what's stopping them from going to undecided to opposed? is it simply the power of the president. yes.
need the answer. >> that goes against their own self-interest, political and principled. >> yes and no. this is where we get to, if they think going against the president gets them voted out it doesn't go against their own self-interest even if it goes against their own principles. >> some are running next term. thom tillis, to his credit, took a term against the president despite being up for reelection. some things are bigger than politics. >> here's what the president tweeted. i hope our great republican senators don't get led down the path of weak and ineffective borders. without strong borders we don't have a country. don't fall into the democrats' trap of open borders and crime. that's where he -- >> he was going to attach a picture of admiral akhbar but he couldn't figure out -- >> come on. >> he tells them they're against the voters even though the polls don't suggest that. >> the polls don't suggest that.
this is against basic constitutional powers. anyone who says they're a constitutional conservative can't vote in good conscience and don't wave the flag saying this is more important. receiving a red carpet welcome arriving in vietnam ahead of president trump. michelle kosinski, in hanoi, ahead of these big meetings, michelle. >> reporter: once president arrives, he will have some meetings before the main event actually sitting down face-to-face with kim jong un. that's where the two leaders expect to make progressive. the stakes are high talking about denuclearization. the pressure is high but
expectations are very iffy here, because each side has real incentive to move forward on some of these things. but each side also has incentive to do the bare minimum until they see the other side make a significant move. the u.s. would love to see an agreement at the very basic level what denuclearization means. they're not there yet. they would love to see north korea sign on to freezing its nuclear missile program. they'd love to see a concrete road map to moving forward towards real denuclearization because there hasn't really been progressive there. question, though, what does the u.s. have to give in response? that could be a small move or beg move js, something like exchanging diplomats under discussion. declaration of peace on the
korean peninsula or easing sanctions so south korea can trade more with north korea. some possibilities are small and incremental and others symbolic. others bigger. we just don't know yet until this meeting happens. >> michelle kosinski in hanoi. joining us now retired rear admiral john kirby and former state department rear admiral spokesperson, thank you for being with us. you listen to the president, he has defined success for this meeting as keeping north korea from any additional interchannu tests or missile testing. is that bar very very low? >> it's a heck of a low bar for a second summit here. what are the chances kim jong un would do testing the last few days and testing is a bare minimum of u.s. requirements. there are sanctions that require no testing.
even though there is no testing doesn't mean he isn't trying. the intelligence community is clear he continues to develop his missile program and scientific research and he's still building and producing missiles. just because he is not testing doesn't mean he is not trying. >> one of the things we know the north koreans want is declaration of the end of the korean war, whether stand alone or peace treaty. from the united states perspective, what's wrong with that idea? >> i don't think there's anything wrong intrinsically with end of war declaration. let's talk about terminology. you have an armistice in place since 1963. and peace treaty that has to get ratified by the senate. i think they're talking end of war declaration. that in itself is not a bad idea but has to be carefully worded and need to be carve-outs that
don't affect the treaty with the south koreans. if it's worded too vaguely, kim jong un said six months from now, why are you guys still here? you need to move on. the president declaring his love affair essentially with kim jong un, how does that lay the groundwork for negotiation? >> in this case, i actually see there's a little bit of logic to it. this is what you call a personal summit opposed to a plenary summit like the g20. a personal summit does hinge a lot on the rapport between the two leaders. i think what trump is doing to kim is what kim is doing to trump, playing to their ego, being very complementary. it does set the stage to a warm beginning but as you know, that doesn't necessarily mean results and outcome. that is hard work of diplomatic and negotiating teams to get a
tangible result from this. 92 very quickly, what do you think north korea would be killing to give up in these discussions? >> that is the big question, john, i don't know. i think they might agree to a continued freeze to production and development. but the intelligence committee says that have 90% of capability now to hit us with a nuclear weapon. that's not much giving up. it would be very valuable if they could give up inspections of the facility, something that gets to the present and future capability and not past capabilities. >> a goal to aspire to. admiral kirby, thanks for being on with us. and robert kraft's alleged solicitation of sex in florida, the patriots owner visited this facility and paid for a sex act on the morning of the title game against the kansas city chiefs.
live with the developments and they are salacious. >> reporter: they are. this started to unravel in a routine health inspection. there were clues the women working in this day spa were also living there. the installed cameras and over the course of 45 days they captured 25 men including billionaire, robert kraft. hours before the afc title game, police say robert kraft was soliciting at this florida spa and is charged with two misdemeanors and categorically denies any illegal activity. each punishable by one -- by up to one year in jail and a crime. >> it's about time our country had a discussion about
trafficking. it's not about lonely old men or victimless crimes. >> reporter: on january 18th, kraft left bedford, massachusetts for palm peabeach florida and paid for an act recorded on the surveillance cameras. the day of the afc title game, kraft returned to the spa and paid for another sexual act caught on camera. a few days later he departed palm beach for kansas city where he watched his new england patriots defeat the chiefs at the super bowl. police believed women were living in the spas. the month-long investigation has uncovered a multiinternational scheme stretching from china to pa palm beach-to new york city to palm beach, florida.
>> this is the tip of the tip of the iceberg. the summons robert kraft received yesterday isn't much different than a speeding ticket. for first offenders like kraft in this situation, it's very unlikely he will see jail time. don't expect to see robert kraft in handcuffs or even in court, his attorney can handle that. thank you for telling us the details. joining us now is laura coast, a former prosecutor. do you agree with everything we've heard even though this carries up to a one year prison sentence, robert kraft is not going to jail? >> i do agree it is unlikely he will. the reason is he's not yet being attached to the human trafficking element. if that were the case, if this were to somehow evolve into him either knowing there was human trafficking inside or complicit in some way or part of a larger operation, this sort of crime likely will be a probationary or one that involves the community
service element or, as the press conference noted, the whole goal is to attach it to an educational element. jail or not, he will likely sitting through a course about the effects of prosecution and the trafficking element in this country. there's a mandatory 100 hours of community service. will we see robert kraft on the side of the highway picking up garbage? >> not only that but the nfl has a good conduct policy and they are clear owners like himself will be held to a higher standard. you bet there will be a parallel relationship between the nfl's conduct and community service. whether it's together or not is unknown. he will have to have some element of punitive punishment in some way. he won't just walk away and say, mea culpa, i had no idea. >> from where you sit, isn't it hard to imagine he would ever be attached to any human
trafficking charges. sound like he flew in and flew out. some of the details of this, he arrived at the day spa at 10:59 on january 20th and left at 11:13. didn't sound like he lingered. one other colorful bit of detail that is appropriate for our breakfast crowd, he arrived in a chauffeur-driven whiteentley to this seedy day spa, stayed for 14 minutes and drove off in his white bentley. >> he didn't want to be noticed, when you drive up in a white bentley, conspicuous, the whole thic thing. perhaps it's just somebody that arrived for services and left. the problem with human trafficking and why it's a month-long operation and the video camera didn't pick up certain elements of it. sometimes it's difficult to not
see the women are being oppressed, somehow in sexual servitude. this is not an ordinary transaction in the prostitution sense. if there was an occasion if this was more than, i hate to say, routine prostitution transaction, there could be a reason he could be prosecuted. as of now, this appears to be a transaction. once as a patient and once receiving actual services from one or more women and then him leaving to go to the afc game in that white bentley. >> laura coates, very interesting. thank you very much. john. new details of michael cohen's testimony leaking out this morning. overnight, paul manafort's attorneys make a plea for leniency. is this really a public call for a pardon?
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overnight, paul manafort's attorneys submitted their argument why president trump's former campaign chair should receive a lighter sentence. joining us now to discuss, joe lockhart, under president clinton, and david gregory and back with us, a former federal prosecutor. joe, i want to read to you the part about russia. the lawyers for paul manafort go out of their way to say he's not being charged with russian collusion. they say the president has not been charged with anything with the special counsel coordination or any links associated with the campaign of president donald trump otherwise referred to as russian collusion by the national media. why would a judge care about what crimes he is convicted of? it seems to me that's a statement for the public and one person in the public in
particular, president trump. >> the judge, i don't think cares. this was written, cobbled together, all the president's tweets. it was written for the president and president alone to say, you're being persecuted here, donald trump. i'm being persecuted for the same thing. help me out here, pardon me. that's what it's all about. >> i would argue, i think it is relevant. they're making a pitch that obviously has a wider audience. it is specifically for this judge, whether she might agree that there's some overreach by the government, there's harshness what they're bringing. i don't know what her reputation is as a sentencer. that is relevant and that is something defense attorneys will think about. it has dual roles here and make a case saying this is a little harshly charged. the government is trying to make him a poster child for this russian collusion investigation which doesn't seem fair. the other side is prosecutors tend to prosecute crimes where
they find them. that's the reality, especially when they want a conviction. >> one of the other things, manafort's lawyers are saying he being depicted like an afternoon villain rather than a garden variety white collar criminal and that is very bad for his reputation and sentencing. your thoughts. >> well, it should be bad because according to the government, he is somebody notorious. he's not a murderer, not what they were talking about, mentioned ma mention mentioned madoff and the ponzi schemes. when you're saying, look, your honor, these cases should not go forward and should be dismissed because it's outside the jurisdiction of mueller. we are now past that point and have convictions and guilty pleas as well. saying, it may be
tax evasion or lying or serious crimes that have this label "white collar" to make it better than the average criminal but still crimes. it's not russia, be lenient to it, or collusion, be lenient to it. if we didn't already realize the filings in this case is knowledge of manafort handing over polling data to people tied to the kremlin. they have already blown this argument out of the water. the judge will probably be lenient in the sense of his am in, and a life sentence would be any rang, 10 years or more. this is still a criminal pled guilty to the crime and convicted. >> it's not armed robbery or jaywalking. >> it's not collusion. >> in late february, the weeks
before we believe a mueller report will be turned over, talk a great deal about transparency. let's listen to the deputy attorney general. >> it's a knee-jerk reaction to suggest we should be transparent about what we do in government. there are a lot of reasons not to be transparent what we do in government. if we are not prepared to prove our case beyond a reasonable doubt in court we have no business making allegations against american citizens. >> there are those, joe lockhart, who say that's not too subtle messaging what the american public may not be told about the mueller report in the coming weeks. i certainly hope he is not saying that but what else would he be saying except to condition the environment. talk about something to reduce trust is go out and tell the american public, we can't indict the president. we can't tell you what he did wrong because if you don't indict him you can't reveal any of the information. that is unexplainable, i think,
to anyone in the country and will reduce trust in justice. i think ultimately, if they're trying to keep this under wraps, might even backfire. can you imagine bob mueller being subpoenaed for a hearing and he gets up and starts talking, here's what they don't want me to tell you. this is going to come out. i can't understand why they're trying to do what they're doing right now. >> one of the rules they're falling back on, david gregory, is you don't release incriminating -- derogatory is the word on people not indicted. that makes sense. why sully their reputation if you don't pursue them with charges, except that they did not follow that rule with all the hillary clinton stuff. they released 800,000 documents for review when the then chairman of the house oversight committee, republican, bob goodlatte, wanted information on
andrew mccabe and hillary clinton, et cetera, the department of justice handed it over. they were transparent on people who were -- with derogatory information on people not charged. >> right. it was a good point, in the name of government oversight. how did they do the investigation? was there something unfair in all of that. what rosenstein said was the rebuke of jim comey and he wrote the memo to get him fired saying you don't dump all this stuff on hillary clinton if you're not going to bring the case. he admitted you have this tension here, certain right to know about some of this activity. i think joe is right and joe and others who worked for president clinton back then would have liked the promise of more restraint when it came to the starr report, they didn't get. if the president is not involved, not charged with the crime, what else is part of the report. all these things we don't know about. we don't know what kind of
report mueller will then produce that causes a reaction that gets release to congress. there has to be some oversight here, the ability for congress to do the job. if the only way this is adjudicated is through a political impeachment process the public has to be brought into it and one way or another, they will. >> thank you very much. bernie sanders holding court at a presidential town hall last night and what he did not say that is now raising eyebrows. >> did he say hi sxlnchts ? it's absolute confidence
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overnight the cnn town hall with the newly announced democratic presidential candidate, bernie sanders. he did not hold back on a range of subjects. cnn ryan nobles live in washington with the details. >> reporter: john, good morning. while many of his fellow democratic opponents have run away from the socialist tag, in last night's town hall, bernie sanders spent a lot of time embracing the label saying his
form of it will not only be better for the country but help him beat donald trump. >> senator bernie sanders. >> reporter: a self-described socialist warns against the leader and venezuela and declined to call maduro a dictator. >> why have you stopped short of calling maduro a dictator? >> well, he -- i think -- it's fair to say that the last election was undemocratic. but there are still democratic operations taking place in that country. >> reporter: that's just one take away from cnn's town hall with sanders. >> when i talk about democratic socialism, what i talk about are human rights and economic rights. >> reporter: conceding private historia health insurance would probably
end if his plan is implemented. >> would people be able to keep their private insurance plans? >> no. >> reporter: after engaging respectfully with democratic opponents, he took shots at president trump. >> how will you engage with him? >> we'll bring a lie detector along. everywhere i time he lies, it goes beep. >> reporter: sanders also vowed to release 10 years worth of tax returns after only releasing a 2014 summary during the last campaign. >> will you release 10 years of your tax returns, as you know, elizabeth warren has decided to do that? >> yes. our tax returns will bore you to death. nothing special about them. >> reporter: sanders rejecting one questioner's claim he undermined hillary clinton during the 2016 campaign. he referenced a letter directly from clinton three weeks before election day where she thanked sanders for campaigning for her in many crucial states. >> his vast network of online
donors, he's now raised more than $10 million for his 2020 campaign from 60,000 donors, 39% of donors with an e-mail address the campaign has not connected to before and could be new donors. the most surprising statistic, on the first day of his campaign, 12,000 of those donors were republicans. the 2020 campaign, now only one week old. >> those are very interesting stats. thank you very much. we'll get into those. the clock is ticking for joe biden to jump into the democratic race for 2020. how late is too late? harry will break that down for us next. passengers trapped on a plane more than 24 hours in the cold. we'll speak to them live about what's going on in the next hour. do ever. the cab is bigger than the last generation. it's the first truck i've seen make you look small.
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is he running the risk of wait doing long to make this decision? senior politics writer and analyst, harry, is there a timeline? >> is there a timeline? i think there is but perhaps broader than a lot of us in the press give the former vice president credit for. biden seems to be biding his team. already february 26th. will he do it? won't he do it? we don't know. let's take a look first at the average date for when nominees generally get in. we're already past that. february 19th. we're at february 26th. clearly, he's a little later than average. that doesn't mean he's necessarily later than everybody else whoever ran before. let's look at past dates. there's a wide array when nominees get in. when they first indicate for real they are getting in, not just a formal announcement they formed an exploratory committee.
a lot of people declared in january before the primary or even earlier. john mccain declaring he did an exploratory committee all the way to january of 2006. george bush in february the year before. more than half of them march the year before later than this date or the one before that. >> and bill clinton. and ronald reagan. they're drawing parallels. >> these two got in the latest, bill clinton in 1992 didn't get in until august of that year and didn't declare until october of that year. the better comparison in all honesty is mr. reagan over there. why is he a good comparison? he didn't get until may of that year, running against and incumbent, faced issues of his age and run twice for president before. those kind of sound like joe biden. >> what are people worried about if you can do it in may, what
are people freaking about? >> it's not about the historical comparison, the in tra year comparison. normally speaking the nominees, 75% of them got in before the median candidate of that year. we've already had 12 people say they're running for president or formed and exploratory committee and still running. very likely biden will be towards the latter half of the pack if he decides to get in. normally candidates don't win nominations. there are four that did but he could upset that mold. normally candidates running to have a good shot tend to get in early. >> voters want to believe you want this, you're all in there. first of all, there's something different about harry. >> is there? >> like harry in the musical, a little more sing songye. something in the polls caught my attention and yoursals, gallup polling state by state, a good window how president trump is
doing. >> we can take those gallup numbers and say if it was positive he would win and if they're negative, he'd lose them. we see the democratic candidate in such a scenario is blowing trump out of the water with 125 electoral votes and democrats with 395. they win georgia they haven't carried sis 1992, texas, all these states where donald trump is under water you might say is a good thing for democrats. take a look at this kind of interesting. let's look where trump's net approval rating is above the national average versus below. remember in 2016, he lost the popular vote but won the electoral college. this suggests donald trump could in fact do that again because he is above the national average in states like pennsylvania, michigan, wisconsin, iowa, and if we get a tie nationally, don't be surprised if donald
trump wins the electoral college. >> you made a prediction on friday. you thought roma -- your staff, greene book was at 21%. >> correct. >> you had an interesting addendum. let's remind people what you said. >> shall we? >> on friday. >> 21% things happen all the time. bernie said his chance of winning the nomination is right around 21%. if the "green book" wins, a chance underdogs do. >> is bernie sanders going to win the presidency? is that what you're saying? >> i don't think those two are explaining one or the other. the key is underdogs can win. those with 21% chance can win. even though bernie sanders om has a 21% chance of winning the nomination, that's fairly high. some people online didn't necessarily agree with that. congrats -- that was exactly what i meant, bernie sanders
doesn't have a 50% chance of winning the nomination but does have a good shot. 20% chance happens all the time. >> it upset bernie sanders supporters, a telling thing. >> the irony. >> the irony. a group of journalists detained in venezuela after an interview with president nicolas maduro. details on this. with big flavors, not artificial ones. enjoy 100% clean soup today. panera. food as it should be. ways to lose stubborn belly fat: metal vibration therapy. ( ♪ )
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you couldn't have more in the country than interviewing president maduro. it seems during that interview, he became real angry. >> i showed him a video i personally took last sunday of people behind a trash truck looking for food and he just couldn't stand it. >> maduro denies there is a hunger problem in this country, one of the weirdest thing to get your head around despite people starving there. the crew were put in a hotel with lights turned off and now deported. their equipment taken from them. i understand they still have much of their footage. this is a number of journalists
harassed quite often and intimidated and foreigners get to leave. many venezuelan media stay behind and face these threats everyday, one of the many difficult ways of life. thank you very much for bringing that to us. here are our late night laughs. >> last night's oscar ceremony did not mention trump. the closest anyone came was spike lee mentioning the 2020 election in this is election speech. >> the 2020 presidential election is around the corner, make the moral choice between love versus hate. >> i love that he didn't mention trump by name and trump heard the word, "hate" and assumed it was about him. like his bat signal. alfred, give me my twitter belt. >> that's right. president trump called spike lee racist.
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>> extraordinary access to people of interest. >> michael cohen, anything he says anything, the democrats can say, why should we believe you. >> to create an environment so favorable, kim will feel he can give up his weapons. >> we can have denuclearization. the president wants made for tv moments. i am worried he will give too much. >> this is not about victimless crimes, about enabling trafficking in this country. >> my advice to kraft, come out, acknowledge what he did. this is "new day" with alisyn camerota and john berman. good morning, everyone. welcome to your "new day." new information just in as to what michael cohen, president trump's former lawyer and now convicted felon, will say publicly before the house oversight committee. a source