Sam Nunberg: Michael Cohen went 'too far' by secretly recording Trump

US President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen said that Trump knew in advance about a June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower

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Legal experts told Business Insider last week that they found it freakish that Cohen felt the need to record a conversation with Trump, and some said they had never heard of an attorney secretly recording a client. Democrats, however, say they believe the issue speaks to the president's character (79 percent) as well as national security, but Republicans disagree, seeing it as a deliberate attempt to slow the president's agenda (81 percent) and feeling he is facing more resistance from the political establishment than other presidents have (86 percent).

"He expressly waived attorney client privilege last week and repeatedly and inaccurately - as proven by the tape - talked and talked about the recording, forfeiting all confidentiality", Davis said. They've specifically looked into why the tape cuts off mid-conversation about a hush payment made to former playboy model Karen McDougal who alleged an affair with Trump. Giuliani also said that Cohen has been described as a "pathological liar". And he has said in the past that the president didn't know about this nothing.

"There's nothing on it that would concern us", he said.

Cohen's tone has also shifted.

Cohen, whose business dealings are being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has longtime dealings in the taxi industry and owns several medallions for New York City yellow cabs that allow them to pick up passengers on the street.

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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.

So, right now, this is he said/he said.

"We wouldn't consider it in our best interest to share confidential information with them and they would feel the same way".

Anthony Scaramucci said Sunday he accepts President Donald Trump "at his word" that he didn't know beforehand about a meeting between his oldest son and Russians promising dirt on campaign rival Hillary Clinton, and he doesn't understand why the president's former attorney, Michael Cohen, would have leaked something like that.

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"Inconceivable that the government would break into a lawyer's office (early in the morning) - nearly unheard of", the president tweeted.

"And he's in grave jeopardy of being disbarred".

"Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam (Taxi cabs maybe?)" Trump tweeted. This contradicts his earlier statement that called Cohen an "honest, honorable lawyer".

"I like him personally", Nunberg said.

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