Jul 25 2018
But a source told CNN later Friday that the conversation on the tape is "not good for the president".
In the recording, Trump can apparently be heard discussing payments to a former Playboy model. "It was already out there, so no point in objecting except on principle", said Rudy Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney.
The recording was part of a large collection of documents and electronic records seized by federal authorities from the long-standing associate of Mr Trump earlier this year.
On the recording, Cohen and Trump discuss buying the rights to that contract from AMI, according to Giuliani, who described the contract as a "nondisclosure agreement".
Daniels, the adult-film star whose real name is Stephanie Clifford and who says she had an affair with Trump more than a decade ago, was paid $130,000 by Cohen days before the 2016 presidential election. It is unclear why they didn't, The Journal said.
McDougal signed a contract with American Media Inc., the company that owns the National Enquirer, which barred her from publicly speaking about the alleged affair before the 2016 election.
The tabloid sat on the story, preventing it from being made public in a practice known as "catch and kill".
McDougal has said she began a almost year-long affair with Trump in 2006 shortly after his wife, Melania, gave birth.
Class-action suits claim OSU ignored doctor's alleged sex abuse
Several former wrestlers accused Jordan of doing nothing after hearing reports that Strauss was sexually abusing wrestlers. Speaking on "America's Newsroom", Jordan told Bill Hemmer that wrestlers and coaches alike have expressed the same stance.
Woods sparkles with a 66 at Open
Justin Rose was about 18 feet away from going home Friday when he made the birdie putt on the 18th to make the cut on the number. The Englishman, who had only edged his way past the cut, sunk seven birdies to go within two shots of the leaders at four under.
British royal family releases official photos of Prince Louis' christening
Princess Charlotte nearly stole the show - again - by affectionately holding her baby brother's hand during the shoot. The four official photos were taken at Clarence House in London after Louis was baptized in the chapel at St.
Daniels and McDougal allege they had affairs with Trump around the same time, in 2006. The President ignored questions shouted at him about the subject, as he left the White House for a weekend at his golf club in New Jersey. "We have no knowledge of any of this", Hope Hicks, the campaign spokeswoman, said at the time, adding that McDougal's claim of an affair was "totally untrue".
"Rudy claims the tape is 'exculpatory, ' " Davis said, referring to Giuliani.
After The New York Times first revealed the existence of the tape - and Giuliani claimed the tape was exculpatory evidence that did no harm to Trump -- his legal team made a decision to remove any protection relating to the attorney-client relationship on this specific matter.
The source close to Cohen says that message was meant to send a clear message about the President's fitness for the job. NBC News has confirmed that report.
A self-described fixer for Trump for more than a decade, Cohen said past year he would "take a bullet" for Trump.
In response, Cohen attorney Davis tweeted, "The strategy of @realdonaldtrump @potus @RudyGiuliani is flawed; just as is #Trump's false #Twitter statement made against @michaelcohen212 this morning". But we know the Federal Bureau of Investigation has them, and that should make Mr. Cohen and his former client very uneasy. "Any attempt at spin cannot change what is on the tape". The source with knowledge also said Cohen's recording of the tape was not illegal, as NY is a one-party consent state for recordings.
His comments stoked speculation that he might co-operate with investigators against Mr Trump, although there has been no confirmation so far that he has done so.
After the initial raid on Cohen's office and hotel room, Trump unleashed a furious assault on Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying of the raid, "It's an attack on our country ... what we all stand for".
Jul 25 2018
Tesla pushes suppliers to return payments
The race to get the Model 3 going may have added unexpected costs in the second quarter. The appeal was reportedly made as part of a wider effort to make Tesla profitable.
Jul 21 2018
Julen Lopetegui warns Real Madrid board over Eden Hazard pursuit
Cech is undoubtedly a Chelsea legend but made seven errors leading to goals in the Premier League last term. A professional and ethical attitude is very important, more than apologies.
Jul 20 2018
Meghan Markle's Half-Sister Slams the Duchess for Ignoring Their Dad
Just a few days later, it was reported that Thomas had suffered a heart attack and would undergo heart surgery . I bet Grant would have been loads of fun at her half-sister's wedding after-party . "She was lovely .
Jul 19 2018
Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week
Biggest fans: New Yorkers (surprise!) purchase $101 billion hot dogs each year, which is the most of any state. During Sonic's happy hour (2 p.m.to 4 p.m.), get half-price drinks and slushes and $0.99 corn dogs .
Jul 17 2018
Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in The Crown season 3
Olivia replaces the utterly brilliant Claire Foy as Lizzie, a role which bagged her a Golden Globe for the Netflix series in 2017. But as for what we do know: today, Netflix released the first image of Colman as Her Majesty, and it is pretty much ideal .
Jul 17 2018
United agree deal to sell Daley Blind back to Ajax
Blind returned to United for pre-season training but was left out of the squad which travelled to America on Sunday. Sources have also told ESPN FC that United have received an enquiry from Inter Milan for full-back Matteo Darmian.
Jul 16 2018
A World Cup final to decide the Ballon d'Or?
It really didn't matter in the end that the Chelsea forward wasn't able to find the goal as France won the World Cup anyway. The result [of the match] will show if we did everything right....
Jul 15 2018
Trump hits the links at his Scottish golf resort
Replying to that, Trump blamed former US President Barack Obama for not doing enough at the time to respond to the crisis. Putin as it seems to be, a meeting between the Russian President and his counterpart could not be more concerning", Sen.
Jul 15 2018
Protesters refused permission to fly Trump baby blimp at Holyrood
Mr Trump went on to say Mr Johnson, who quit as foreign secretary over the Chequers plan, was "a great representative for your country".
Jul 14 2018
Hearing a 'victory notch in Putin's belt': Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in Russian Federation probe
On Thursday, Strzok said the message was written late at night after Trump's campaign comments disparaging a slain USA soldier. Goodlatte told Strzok he could answer, though Gohmert was visibly displeased.
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