"There's a very real prospect on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the justice department may indict him", Congressman Adam Schiff, D-CA, told CBS' Face the Nation.
Cohen will be sentenced in NY this week for the campaign finance felonies.
Democratic Representative Jim McGovern quote-tweeted the President and said: "An official statement from Individual 1, who prosecutors now say participated in multiple felonies".
The payments were made to porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal, both of whom claimed to have affairs with Trump, which he has denied. "President Trump could argue that because there was no spending limit on his contributions, he did not think about the campaign-finance implications, much less willfully violate them".
President Donald Trump is in legal and political jeopardy, and he doesn't seem to know it. Again, if true, that makes Trump as guilty as Cohen.
Prosecutors say Cohen didn't follow up and that the meeting never occurred.
At the heart of McCarthy's argument is that prosecutors with the Southern District of NY have laid the foundation for potential prosecution by inducing Cohen to admit, in court, that he made hush-money payments during the election "in coordination with and at the direction of" Trump.
Over the past few months, US Congressmen have repeatedly called to remove Trump from office.
He and other politicians said they would await additional details from Mr Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference, including possible coordination with the Trump campaign, to determine the extent of Mr Trump's misconduct.
Federal law requires that any payments that are made "for the objective of influencing" an election must be reported in campaign finance disclosures.
Bernstein clarified, "it's clear that Mueller is now connecting the dots between a massive obstruction meant to hide the truth about the Trump campaign, Trump, his business organization, and his family from investigators".
"Lawyer's liability if (Cohen) made a mistake, not me". But this investigation is now starting to put the president in serious legal crosshairs, and he should be anxious and the whole country should be anxious, ' he said.
He added that "There's no way you can make this shorter but there's lots of ways you can make it longer, and one of the ways to do that is to say you're in the clear when the prosecutor still has subpoena authority...". "Cohen just trying to get his sentence reduced".
He touted his administration's accomplishments, claiming his administration has "accomplished more than any other United States administration" in its first two years.
But he did note that the Democrats will step up their own investigations on the matter come January.