"The softer side of the president genuinely has an affection for Michael", Nunberg said, but "the president has also taken Michael for granted.whenever anyone complains to me about Trump screwing them over, my reflexive response is that person has nothing to complain about compared to Michael".
Mr. Trump also said he doesn't see Cohen flipping.
"I think we are going to get an opportunity to depose Michael Cohen and the president within the next 60 to 90 days and".
On Saturday morning, Trump defended Cohen in a flurry of tweets at around 8.20am which he deleted within an hour.
'Trump's lawyers and advisers have become resigned to the strong possibility that Mr. Cohen, who has a wife and two children and faces the prospect of devastating legal fees, if not criminal charges, could end up cooperating with federal officials who are investigating him for activity that could relate, at least in part, to work he did for Mr. Trump, ' she wrote.
"Here's the story that seems to have touched a nerve".
Hers was not the first claim that Cohen might flip.
Trump dismissed the perennial prize-winner Haberman as "third-rate" and claimed he "doesn't talk to her", even though he once granted her an exclusive White House sit-down interview. On Saturday, that New York Times reporter, Mike Schmidt, tweeted out that photo again. Bush. The president chose not to go to the Houston service, but first lady Melania Trump attended.
The Cohen investigation has sparked speculation and news stories by the Times and others about whether the case is connected to Trump or the 2016 campaign.
Haberman reports on the White House for the Times and has covered Trump since his days a businessman in NY.
At the beginning of the year, the president announced his "Fake News Awards", which the Republican National Committee ultimately published.
And why does the president seem to think the media controls the Federal Bureau of Investigation?
The president's attacks on the media have prompted some in his own party to speak up. Sen. "The phrase "fake news" - granted legitimacy by an American president - is being used by autocrats to silence reporters, undermine political opponents, stave off media scrutiny and mislead citizens".