Trump then said the hush payments were financed with his own money - to which Cohen had access - and that while he had no knowledge of them at the time, he had since been fully transparent.
Trump's legal team has cited the Constitution in arguing that the President should not sit down for an interview with Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election as well as potential collusion with Trump's campaign and obstruction of justice.
People instantly recognized who was in Conway's sights in this tweet.
The Daniels payment was charged as an excessive personal contribution and the National Enquirer money was charged as an unlawful corporate contribution, both "for the principle objective of influencing the election", Cohen said in court.
Trump told Fox News this week, while talking about Cohen, that flipping "almost ought to be outlawed".
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US President Donald Trump should be more anxious about prosecutors in NY than about the ongoing Russian Federation probe led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz said.
"Trump is an illegitimate president whose election is tainted by fraud", conservative commentator Max Boot wrote earlier this week in the Washington Post. Cohen has indicated he may cooperate with that inquiry. Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, has said Cohen has information "that would be of interest" to the special counsel. "This is Michael Cohen not filing taxes".
Mr Weisselberg, Chief Financial Officer, is the latest to get immunity.
"One of the reasons I respect Paul Manafort so much is he went through that trial", Trump said.
On the tape, recorded two months before the 2016 presidential election, Cohen mentions that he has spoken to Weisselberg about setting up a corporation to process the payment.
And Manafort faces a second trial in Washington D.C. on September 17 on separate charges that include conspiracy, money laundering, failing to register as a foreign lobbyist and making false and misleading statements to federal agents.