"Michaels Cohen's attorney clarified the document, asserting his consumer does now not know if President Trump knew regarding the Trump Tower meeting (out of which came nothing!)", Trump tweeted Saturday.
It's also the latest sign that Cohen is broke.
"He's without resources and owes a lot of money", his lawyer, Lanny Davis, said in television interviews on Wednesday.
Cooperation with authorities by Pecker and Howard could further implicate Trump in connection with the payments, which prosecutors have said violated campaign finance laws.
Mr. Trump has also denied having sex with the second woman, adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford.
Jeff Sessions is an attorney general whose nomination Common Cause opposed and whose actions in the office have done damage to a variety of democratic institutions, but at least he recused himself from oversight of the Special Counsel's investigation due to clear conflicts of interest.
In an extraordinary new clash between the president and the nation's top law enforcement official, whom Trump appointed and who was one of the president's earliest and most enthusiastic 2016 supporters, Sessions had issued the warning a day earlier after Trump alleged in a "Fox & Friends" interview that his AG never "took control" of the DOJ.
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The most critical victim was shot in the chest, but is expected to survive. "The bullet hit my thumb", tweeted gamer Drini Gjoka . White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump had been briefed and was monitoring the situation.
This July 12, 2017, file photo shows the cover of an issue of the National Enquirer featuring President Donald Trump at a store in NY.
As Cohen explained that he committed the campaign-finance violations "at the direction of the candidate" and with the "purpose of influencing the election", there were audible gasps in the lower Manhattan courtroom packed with reporters.
The investigation would seek to determine how the Trump Organization accounted for the reimbursement it paid Cohen, the report said, noting that the company labeled the reimbursement as payment for legal fees.
Over the past year and a half, Trump has broached the idea of firing Sessions several times, CNN quoted informed sources as saying.
Davis has strongly telegraphed that Cohen is willing to cooperate with Mueller's investigation.
Pollster and former Hillary Clinton adviser Mark Penn believes the Michael Cohen plea deal is an attempt to set up President Trump. USA intelligence agencies concluded that Russian Federation did interfere.
Not helping Trump's "drain the swamp" claim, or the GOP's defense of the House: The indictments on corruption charges of the first two House Republicans to endorse Trump in the Republican presidential primaries. In the news pages, Trump's coverage was so favorable that the New Yorker magazine said the Enquirer embraced him "with sycophantic fervor". As his scheme was unraveling, he was counting delegates for Trump's Republican National Convention balloting. Hunter and Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) appear to fit into that category.