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President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen, seen in June, released a tape of what seems to be then-candidate Trump and him discussing payments to a former Playboy model. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Cohen, a longtime lawyer of President Trump, reportedly taped their conversation about payments to Karen McDougal. The former Playboy model hoped to publish an account of her alleged affair with Trump. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Cohen, a longtime personal lawyer and confidante for President Trump, said Monday his "first loyalty" rests with his family. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Hints He May Cooperate With Federal Prosecutors

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Michael Cohen, a personal lawyer for President Trump, leaves federal court in New York City in April. His legal troubles may test his loyalty to Trump, which has been built over years of protecting his boss in part by using legal threats. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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LISTEN: How Michael Cohen Protects Trump By Making Legal Threats

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Lawyers for Michael Cohen said an explosive document released about him this week was full of false information, although they did concede payments from some corporate clients. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks to reporters as she exits a federal courthouse in New York City after a hearing related to Michael Cohen, President Trump's longtime personal attorney and confidante on April 16. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court in New York earlier this month. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Michael Cohen Says He Will Take The Fifth In Stormy Daniels Suit

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Fox News Channel television host, author and conservative political commentator Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event on April 12. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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President Trump speaks to the media during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Monday. The White House announced Tuesday that Trump would not be taking a planned trip to Latin America this week. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney Michael Cohen arrives at Trump Tower for meetings with then-President-elect Donald Trump in December 2016. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Blasts 'Total Witch Hunt' After FBI Raids His Longtime Attorney's Office

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