Rudy Giuliani says Michael Cohen should cooperate with federal investigators

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Michael Cohen told friends he does not think that President Trump will pardon him, CNN reports.

Lanny Davis confirmed his hiring Thursday, saying in a statement that he and Cohen had talked "many times in the last two weeks" and that the former Trump confidant "deserves to tell his side of the story".

Rudy Giuliani told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday that he has "zero" concerns about Cohen, who once described himself as "the guy who would take a bullet" for Trump.

"My wife, my daughter and my son have my first loyalty and always will - I put family and country first", Cohen said to Stephanopoulos. "I just don't think so, '" Cohen's friend said to CNN.

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The president defended the payment, explaining that it was made through a monthly retainer he had with Cohen.

Giuliani also said that if Cohen tells the truth, "we're home free".

Davis joins Guy Petrillo, a former federal prosecutor in NY, who is also representing Cohen.

Cohen is awaiting a potential indictment in a criminal investigation in NY, according to CNN, and he has been under investigation due to his business dealings, but has not been charged with any wrongdoing. Michael Cohen should cooperate with the government. Trump denied reimbursing Cohen and said Giuliani needed to "get his facts straight". Cohen also had his office raided in April by the Federal Bureau of Investigation at the referral of Robert Mueller.

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