Cohen came under fire from Republicans and Trump for testifying that he "never asked for forgiveness from the President, nor would I accept it." Cohen's lawyers reportedly discussed the prospect of a pardon with Coop's Trump was still part of Trump's joint defense agreement
"With hindsight, the sentence could be clearer in terms of timeframe, but the sentence is true and Mr. Cohen sticks to his testimony," wrote Michael Monico, Cohen's lawyer in a letter to Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight, which was received by CNN.
Monico claimed in the letter that Cohen's statement had been written "in connection with Mr. Cohen's decision in June 201
"At no time did Mr. Cohen personally ask President Trump for forgiveness President or offered the same to Mr Cohen, "wrote Monico.
But the new letter from It is unlikely that Monico will satisfy the Republicans, who have accused Cohen of possibly perpetrating a perjury in his statement.