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Giuliani: Trump didn't offer to pay cash on tape

Giuliani: Trump didn't offer to pay cash on tape

President Donald Trump lashed out at his longtime personal lawyer Wednesday after CNN aired a tape in which the pair discussed how to hush up allegations that he had an affair with a Playboy model. "And says, "No, no, no, I got it.' And then you hear - distinctly ... if you're careful and you slow (the tape) it down - 'check.' And then Cohen follows with 'No, no, no, ' and then quickly cuts off the tape". Trump is heard at one point suggesting the team "pay with cash", before Cohen dismisses the idea by saying, "no, no".

On the audio tape, made two months before the election, Trump can be heard saying "pay with cash".

Napolitano warned that if the topic of the conversation can be verified, it would invalidate attorney-client privilege, which usually protects information exchanged between lawyers and their clients.

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"It really does signal a more aggressive stance on the part of Michael Cohen", Jeanne Zaino, professor of political science at Iona College, told AFP when asked about the significance of the leak. Trump has also denied that there was an extramarital affair with Karen McDougal. It remains unclear who was recorded on the Cohen audio tapes, and when. "Mr. Cohen and his [attorneys] refuse to provide us the tapes, which is a direct ethical violation (see letter)".

Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti urged Cohen again on Wednesday to immediately release "all" the tapes, other evidence in his possession and "come clean" about his conduct and that of the president.

After days of silence on the issue, Rudy Giuliani and his client President Donald Trump have both complained about Michael Cohen on Twitter. He believes that along with the president, Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and eldest son Donald Trump Jr., who he once considered a brother, are all working to undermine him. Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, provided the recording to CNN on Tuesday.

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Giuliani said later he was unconcerned about Cohen moving to cooperate with federal prosecutors against Trump, telling CNN that he did not know what Cohen would have to "flip over". The Post reports that Cohen's efforts to kill embarrassing stories about Trump are a major focus of the investigation. Cohen is under federal investigation for his own business practices and will likely be charged.

"I did it on my own", Mr. Cohen said, "people familiar with the matter" told the Journal about the conversation, which took place after the Journal reported in January 2018 that Mr. Cohen had paid the adult-film star in a non-disclosure agreement.

In the months since, speculation has grown about what the legal pressure on Cohen might mean for Trump - discussion far removed from Cohen's claim past year that he would "take a bullet" for the President.

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