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Cohen’s Lawyer: Michael Has Turned, There’s More to Come

The leak of a taped conversation between Michael Cohen and Donald Trump discussing buying the rights to a Playboy model’s story about an alleged affair has created shockwaves—and there’s apparently more to come. Lanny Davis, Cohen’s lawyer, told Axios that we’ll soon learn more about what his client “saw and heard” during his long stint as Trump’s attorney and fixer. “Michael Cohen has made a turn. This is on the record—Michael and I talked about it,” Davis reportedly said. “I’m not saying there are more tapes as telling as [this] one... but there are more tapes.... There is more to come.” The lawyer went on to say that leaking the tape to CNN was Cohen sending a message to Trump that: “I am no longer the previous Michael Cohen that you knew—taking a bullet for Donald Trump, saying anything to defend him, being a good soldier.... That is over.” In the leaked tape, Trump is heard saying “pay with cash” when discussing paying off former Playboy model Karen McDougal, but it’s unclear whether he suggests paying with cash or not paying, due to poor audio quality.