CNN cited anonymous sources, saying Cohen was willing to share that information with special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between Mr Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.
Donald Trump Jr.'s attorney Alan Futerfas issued a statement Thursday saying Trump Jr.
Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani pushed back on the report during an appearance Thursday night on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time", pointing to past denials that Trump had advance knowledge of the Trump Tower meeting. Trump had also denied knowledge of that payment.
"I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr.", Trump said in the first of a sequence of tweets.
Taliban official says group spoke with U.S
Taliban officials met secretly with a senior United States diplomat in Qatar last week, sources in the group have told the BBC. NYT described the meetings as "a reversal of a longstanding USA policy" of not holding direct talks with the Taliban.
One Republican source intimately involved in NY politics told CNN that it was Cohen who called him in 2013 to pass along the message that Trump was interested in running for governor.
"Cohen is not a, you know, a heroic figure, but he does have credibility", Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Virginia, told CNN's Jim Sciutto on "The Situation Room". "A lawyer who would tape their own client is a lawyer without any character".
It was expected that they would stop sharing information and documents when Cohen retained new attorney Guy Petrillo in July, but Giuliani confirms that there has been no contact between the two teams. Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam (Taxi cabs maybe?).
He also said Cohen was unreliable. By Cohen's account, Trump approved going ahead with the meeting with the Russians, according to sources.
Still, Nunberg noted that Trump would have known about the Russian Federation lawyer meeting "under normal circumstances".
Prosecutors in the US Attorney's office for the Southern District of NY have been investigating Cohen for months, though he has not been charged with any crime and has repeatedly denied any wrong doing. We are very confident of the accuracy and reliability of the information that has been provided by Mr Trump Jr and on his behalf'.
The New York investigation into Cohen came after prosecutors on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team alerted the Department of Justice to evidence related to Cohen that would fit more into the jurisdiction of the New York Southern District, and less so into the special counsel's purview.
President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said Monday that he's not sure collusion with Russian Federation would be considered a crime, marking a sharp advancement of the President's longtime defense that there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow.
The White House has denies Trump had sex with her, and Giuliani says no payment was ever made by Trump for her story. But he also left open the possibility that Trump might have known but later forgot about it. Trump has denied having had an encounter with Daniels.
Mueller, who has led the Justice Department's probe into Russian meddling, is also looking into any links between the Russians and the Trump presidential campaign.The probe is also scrutinizing whether Trump sought to obstruct justice by firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in 2017 and otherwise undermining other Justice Department officials. The notion of collusion or a conspiracy is a "hoax", Trump frequently says, and Mueller's investigation is a "witch hunt".
US officials have said Russian interfered in the 2016 election, and McConnell says he thinks the Russians will try again in 2018. He says she refused to do that and stayed "despite staff, Secret Service, everyone trying to usher everyone out of the room".
Even though Sebastian Vettel has won four Formula One titles and 51 races, he is still prone to worrying lapses of concentration. After Vettel was held up for eight laps, and complained repeatedly about it, Ferrari ordered Raikkonen to let him past.
It wasn't since the turn of the century almost two decades ago that anything close to such a huge loss was registered in the U.S. In contrast to Facebook , Amazon on Thursday in the U.S. reported a record profit and forecast plowing past analyst estimates.
He said he saw his daughters, Sophia and Vasiliki, alive on TV news footage as they got off a fishing boat which had rescued them. Relatives of those reported missing have been posting photographs on a website in the hope of tracing their whereabouts .
A Go Fund Me effort to help Ed Bledsoe had raised half its $30,000 goal by Sunday. "It looked like a war zone, " he said. Homes leveled by the Carr Fire line the Lake Keswick Estates area of Redding, Calif ., on Friday, July 28, 2018.
The court's decision angered a number of legal experts who claim the law is out of date and in desperate need of changing. A statement made by Mr Owens' solicitors said he should not be "unfairly criticised for attempting to save his marriage".
Saturday, BART police found Don Stevens, 47, unconscious on the platform at the BayFair Station in San Leandro, KPIX reported . Authorities have not determined a motive for the attack and have no evidence thus far that suggest it was racially motivated.
He doesn't remember anyone in the community ever going missing this long, but he said the rural area makes the search hard. Authorities in Brooklyn , Iowa are trying to unravel the mystery of what happened to Mollie Tibbetts .
Any one of the individual storm cells could grow strong enough to produce some very gusty winds and perhaps some small hail. An isolated severe thunderstorm or two is possible later in the day, but heavy rain and lightning are the bigger concerns.
Trump hails growth as one-offs and consumers boost economy
The second quarter figures included several one-time factors, that won't happen in the third quarter, according to economists. The negative contributors to the economic growth were private inventory investment and residential fixed investment.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas engaged?..
At the Met Gala, Priyanka had just laughed off a romance with Jonas, insisting they simply shared an agent and were friends. The pair attended the Met Gala together in 2017, and are said to have stayed in touch after becoming close past year .
Maddow doesn’t relent on White House transcript
Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Democrat of New Hampshire, asked whether Trump talked to Putin about removing USA troops from Syria. But even Republican ranks remained unconvinced by Pompeo's reassurances.
Zoo accused of painting zebra stripes on a donkey
Mahmoud Sarhan posted photos of the animal to Facebook after a recent trip to Cairo's International Garden municipal park. A visitor to a Cairo zoo poses for a photo with one of the "Zebras" in the zoo which are suspected to be painted donkeys.