Meadows confronts Cohen in testy exchange on Trump racism accusations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was high drama in D.C. Wednesday as former Trump attorney Michael Cohen took testified before congress. The documented liar leveled a lot of accusations at the president. Many were quite provocative, especially when Cohen attested to the president being a racist.

North Carolina Congressman Mark Meadows, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, was certainly provoked, and he let Cohen know it.

From The Hill:

“[…] Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) on Wednesday brought in Trump administration staffer Lynne Patton, who is black, to push back against Michael Cohen’s allegations during testimony before a House panel that the president is a racist.

“You made some very demeaning comments about the president that Ms. Patton doesn’t agree with. In fact, it has to do with your claim of racism,” Meadows said.

“She says that, as a daughter of a man born in Birmingham, Ala., that there is no way that she would work for an individual who was racist,” the conservative Republican added.

Patton, who serves in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, provided a statement to the House Oversight and Reform Committee that was entered into the record but not read aloud during the hearing. […]”

Watch the entire exchange here.

Have a hot tip for First In Freedom Daily?

Got a hot news tip for us? Photos or video of a breaking story? Send your tips, photos and videos to All hot tips are immediately forwarded to FIFD Staff.

Have something to say? Send your own guest column or original reporting to