According to Giuliani, it was legal as a campaign donation because "the president reimbursed it fully".
Giuliani has been a longtime Trump loyalist and his formal addition to the president's legal team was announced April 19.
President Donald Trump on Friday disputed comments repeatedly made this week by his new personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, suggesting the president is questioning some of Giuliani's detailed disclosures that Trump paid hush money to porn actress Stormy Daniels. Cohen was dismayed to hear Trump marginalize his role during an interview last week with "Fox & Friends" and interpreted a recent negative National Enquirer cover story as a warning shot from a publication that has always been cozy with Trump, said the person who was not authorized to talk about private conversations and spoke only on condition of anonymity.
The payment has raised questions of whether it violated any campaign finance laws.
Boston Celtics take 2-0 lead on Philadelphia 76ers: NBA playoffs 2018
Wasn't just out there, flowing, playing the way that I play, which is free. "I wanted to play last game too", Brown admitted. There were no celebrations or fanfare in the locker room, likening the atmosphere to a regular season game.
Trump said Mueller's team of veteran investigators were Democrats, suggesting he could not get a fair shake in the probe into whether his election campaign colluded with Russian Federation in the 2016 election, and whether he had illegally tried to obstruct the Mueller investigation.
"He is a great guy", Trump said. On Thursday morning, Trump had seemed to confirm Giuliani's account in several tweets.
Weisselberg's knowledge of the retainer agreement could draw Trump's company deeper into the federal investigation of Cohen's activities, increasing the President's legal exposure in a wide-ranging case involving the lawyer often described as the President's "fixer" in New York City.
But it did little to spell out when precisely Trump knew of the payment, or how involved he was in reimbursing Cohen.
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The union said it was "angry and concerned" at the rate at which health and safety incidents were happening at Sibanye-Stillwater. He said a further update will be provided when more information is available.
And third, Giuliani invoked what is becoming a standard defense by Trump and his supporters: He couldn't have obstructed justice in firing then-FBI Director James Comey in 2017 because he has broad powers to hire and fire people under the Constitution.
"You know what? Learn before you speak".
After cutting Cohen out of the call, Trump revealed his true goal: to rekindle his affair with Daniels. "How could I ever be confident of that", he said. President Trump has denied knowing anything about the payment to keep the alleged affair between him and Clifford under wraps.
Advisers, at times, refer to Hannity as the "shadow" chief of staff, rivaling White House chief of staff John F. Kelly in terms of influence. But Trump sought to bolster his standing on Friday. He makes a call to Baldwin's Trump.
US Claims Chinese Lasers Injured Two Pilots, Threatens 'Consequences'
In 2017, China opened its first overseas base in Djibouti, a tiny but strategically important Horn of Africa country. It's not clear how the Pentagon decided the lasers were Chinese, beyond them having a base sort of nearby.