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President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen has postponed his congressional testimony for the third time this month. Cohen was due to appear before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday but withdrew for what he said were medical reasons.
Cohen is scheduled to report to jail on March 6 following his sentencing to three years in prison for tax crimes, campaign finance violations and lying to Congress in his 2017 Senate Intelligence Committee testimony. He had previously postponed his scheduled testimony to Congress due to what he alleges were threats against his family from President Trump and Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
Committee Chairman Senator Richard Burr said any "good will" that the committee had toward Cohen is gone after reports that he had been out in New York at night socialising despite claiming he needed to postpone Tuesday's hearing because he is still recovering from shoulder surgery.