After repeated denials from Donald Trump Sr. and Jr., CNN reported a bombshell that completely undermines the Trump administration's narrative about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian operatives who offered dirt on Hillary Clinton.
CNN, citing unidentified sources with knowledge of the matter, said Cohen was willing to make that assertion to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether Trump's presidential campaign had worked with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 US presidential election.
In the recording, Trump and his lawyer are heard discussing plans to pay American Media Inc.to not publish the story of Karen McDougal - a former Playboy model - who also claimed she had an affair with the president. "Gee, I wonder if they helped him make the choice!" he added.
Trump Jr. met before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 7, 2017, saying the president "wasn't aware" of the meeting, The Daily Caller News Foundation reported.
"I don't even know if that's a crime, colluding about Russians", Mr. Trump's attorney said, "You start analyzing the crime - the hacking is the crime".
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Trump, his son Donald Trump Jr. and their lawyer have repeatedly denied that Trump knew about the May 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. The moves suggest Cohen is looking for a way out of looming trouble.
Cohen is under federal investigation for bank fraud as well as possible campaign finance violations, and FBI agents are scrutinizing whether he had inflated the value of his taxi medallion business to seek additional financing.
"George Washington would have said that about Benedict Arnold at a certain point in time", Giuliani replied.
Cohen's camp has denied being the source of the CNN report, the basic substance of which The Associated Press independently confirmed.
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"I knew as soon as Giuliani spoke that he was damaging Trump's case immeasurably", Goldberg told CNN.
'There are then an untold number of other tapes. Giuliani continued, "One is with the President of the United States".
Cohen did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters.
The statement, made by Trump in morning tweets, escalates the public feud between the president and his longtime fixer.
Giuliani's claim came after he initially described the recording as "powerful exculpatory evidence" favorable to the president.
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Schauffele had to hole out a wedge on the final hole to force a playoff, and the ball checked up well short. For the first time Woods's two young children were totally aware of what he was doing out on the course.
Cohen, whose business dealings are being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has longtime dealings in the taxi industry and owns several medallions for New York City yellow cabs that allow them to pick up passengers on the street. "How stupid and unfair to our Country", he tweeted. Nunberg appeared before a grand jury as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe.