NY: Jurors hear secret recording of disgraced former president, Cohen allegedly discussing hush money payment

Source: ABC News

“Jurors in former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial on Thursday were played a recording found on Michael Cohen’s phone, in which the two appeared to be discussing the alleged plan to pay off a former Playboy model who claimed to have had an extramarital affair with Trump. … Cohen, Trump’s former attorney, secretly recorded the conversation, which lasts about two minutes, during which he and Trump seem to discuss making a $150,000 payment to Karen McDougal to keep her quiet about the alleged affair, which Trump has denied ever took place.” (05/13/24)