Lawyer for National Enquirer’s CEO denies the tabloid extorted Jeff Bezos

New York (CNN)An attorney representing American Media Inc. CEO David Pecker says his client did not engage in extortion or blackmail against Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. He added: “It’s not Saudi Arabia. It’s not President Trump. It’s not Roger Stone.” Abramowitz said he couldn’t confirm or deny if Lauren Sanchez’s brother Michael was the tipster. Michael Sanchez is a California public relations executive who is close to Pecker, according to the Washington Post. “It was somebody close to both Bezos and Ms. Sanchez,” he said. After the Enquirer asked Bezos for comment last month about an alleged affair with Sanchez, Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced that they were divorcing “after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation.” …