WATCH: Giuliani Falsely Claims Mueller Was Paid $30 Million for Russia Probe
In the midst of his victory lap on Monday night, Rudy Giuliani — attorney for President Donald Trump — made a pretty outrageous claim about special counsel Robert Mueller.
Appearing on Hannity, the former New York City Mayor (in a moment flagged by the Washington Post‘s Aaron Blake), took a shot at Mueller for punting on the “key decision” — whether or not the president obstructed justice. And during his blistering critique, Giuliani made a fantastical comment referring to the special counsel’s personal salary during the two-year Russia investigation:
The guy got paid somewhere upwards of $30 million, but he couldn’t make the key decision. His hands were shaking.
The entire Russia investigation itself, as of December 2018, cost $25 million according to government filings. And Mueller’s personal salary has been reported to be $161,900 — according to multiple outlets. Mueller also, according to multiple reports, left behind a job in a Washington law firm which paid him $3.4 million.
Watch above, via Fox News.
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