LISTEN: Cohen, Trump Discuss Payments For Playboy Model's Story
May 16, 2020
President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen are heard on tape discussing how to buy the rights to a former Playboy model’s story who said she had an affair with Trump.
In the audio, which was provided to CNN by Cohen’s lawyer, Cohen says, “I need to open up a company for the transfer of all of that info regarding our friend David, you know, so that,”
A transcript of the conversation was provided by President Donald Trump’s legal team to The Washington Post. The Post posted a version of the transcript that was edited to accurately reflect CNN’s audio. According to the Post, the transcript shows the two discussing the rights to purchase Karen McDougal’s story from American Media Inc., the parent company of the National Enquirer and “David” is AMI’s chief executive, David Pecker.