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Cohen Has Secret Tapes of Trump Discussing His Playmate Payout — And Now the FBI Has Them

Trump's lawyer confirmed he discussed payment but claims it wasn't made.

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In Friday, the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump’s former personal counsel and fixer, Michael Cohen, recorded a conversation in which the President acknowledged payments to a former Playboy model.

Rudolph W. Giuliani, Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer, confirmed to the Times that Trump had discussed a payment, but that a payment was never made. He told the Times that the president is not guilty of any wrongdoing.

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Tana Ganeva is a reporter covering criminal justice, drug policy and homelessness. Follow her on Twitter @TanaGaneva.