Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison for a litany of charges, including campaign finance violations for paying hush money to the president's alleged mistresses during the 2016 campaign. Cohen said he regretted having helped the president carry out his "dirty deeds".
Giuliani gave two interviews on Sunday, the other to Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, where he denounced Cohen and repeatedly denied Trump had committed any wrongdoing.
The initials DNC refers to the Democratic National Committee and "Crooked" is one of Trump's favourite expressions for former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, whom he defeated in the 2016 election and whose use of a private email server to send certain official emails while she was secretary of state - deemed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to have been reckless but not harmful to national security - he continually mentions.
Cohen also pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about the Trump Organization's goals to build a tower in Moscow. He said Cohen consented to the search and even thanked the federal agents for their courtesy as they left.More news: United Nations brokers partial ceasefire in Yemen's civil war
Democrats, who are taking over the House in January, don't share that view and they want Cohen to testify before Congress. Meanwhile, Trump's fellow Republican, Sen.
The confession marked the first time Trump's business dealings with Russian Federation were discussed openly in court in relation to Mueller's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 USA presidential election.
But legal analysts said the accusations against Trump could amount to a felony because they revolve around an alleged conspiracy to hide payments from campaign contribution reports - and from voters.
Trump has not yet laid out a detailed defense, though he could conceivably argue that the payments were made not for the purposes of advancing his campaign but rather to prevent salacious stories from emerging that would be personally humiliating to him and harm his marriage.
Trump is facing criminal investigations in Washington and NY.