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National Enquirer the Chef gets immunity against Cohen case: report
Publishing Manager David Pecker granted Federal immunity in the Michael Cohen investigation, reports the Wall Street Journal.
The National Enquirer kept and safe of documents in connection with hush-money payments and other potentially damaging stories about the then-candidate Donald Trump, according to a report.
The Associated Press, citing people familiar with the request, the parent company of American Media Inc., reported on Thursday that the safe was “a great source of power” for publisher David Pecker — in addition to the so-called catch-and-kill ” deals with Trump would also receive exclusive rights to embarrassing stories about other people, including celebrities.
Hoe the rights to the stories with dignity buy to publish without the intention, but instead use them to in the favor of the purchase and favor, according to the AP.
“It’s ‘I got this for you,’ well, what can you do for me,” Jerry George, a former Enquirer reporter told the AP. “You have always something.”
About the fears of the liability, the alleged documents were allegedly removed from the “safe” hoe, and the chief content officer, Dylan Howard, in the run-up to the inauguration, according to a Wall Street Journal report on a catch-and-kill with McDougal, the AP reported, citing a person Trump the direct faimilar with the events.
What exactly happens to the documents was unclear.
The applicant was involved allegedly in hush-money deals with Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen with porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal down allegations of Affairs with the trombone hazards.
Sources confirmed to Fox News on Thursday, pickaxe, struck an immunity deal with Federal prosecutors in New York in exchange for information in the investigation hush-money payments from Cohen.
Trump has repeated the matters denied. He told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not aware of the payments by Cohen to “later,” during the maintenance, they were not campaign funds.
“Later, I knew it. Later on. What he did — and they were not financed from the campaign, which is a great thing. This is a much bigger deal,” Trump said on Wednesday. “You come out of the campaign? They came not from the campaign, they came from me.”
Previously, in April, Trump said he had no knowledge of Daniel’s payment. Last month, an audio conversation between Trump and Cohen, of CNN, discussed the purchase of the rights to former Playboy model Karen McDougal history of their 2006 affair with trump.
Vanity Fair first reported deal of immunity.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the hoe, which, as Cohen was in the vicinity with the trump card, the information about Cohen and the President in the criminal probe.
One of Cohen guilty to eight Tuesday, including campaign Finance violations connected to, the silent-money-payments “in the direction of” then-candidate trump.
Former Enquirer employee, told the AP that Trump stories, have been killed in more than a decade, at the time of arrival.
According to the AP, Cohen the applicant in the year of 2010, the insistence to promote the idea, began a potential trump presidential, and was involved in the birth place with the outcome of the decision to start questioning President Barack Obama’s.
Fox News’ John Roberts and Brooke Singman contributed to this report.
Benjamin Brown is a reporter for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bdbrown473.