According to the Times report, Mr Giuliani said that the President could be heard by saying that the payment should be made by check, not cash, so that it could be duly documented. The tone is not so convincing, but not as clear as the representatives of Mr Cohen claim. They say it shows that Mr. Trump paid for it in cash.
"Everyone has just heard Donald Trump say the word 'cash' after Michael Cohen mentioned the funding," said Lanny J. Davis, a lawyer for Mr. Cohen and a longtime supporter of Clinton's Tuesday on CNN. "Whatever spin Mr. Giuliani is trying to invent, it says cash."
Mr. Trump, who has lately been watching Mr. Cohen's willingness to cooperate with federal investigators, said on Saturday morning that Mr. Cohen's record was "perhaps unlawful."
"Incomprehensible that the government would break into a law firm the morning) – almost unknown," he wrote on Twitter . "Even more inconceivable that a lawyer would accept a customer – completely unknown."
Mr. Giuliani has acknowledged that the situation in which Mr. Trump and Mr. Cohen are primarily on the tape, which is $ 150,000 to Mrs. McDougal, who gave the publisher of the tabloid the exclusive rights to their history she never published. 19659002] Whether Mr. Trump was informed or familiar with the deal at this time, Mr. Trump seems to be familiar with the terms to understand that the rights were transferable to Mrs. McDougal – a key point in her contract with AMI