Rudy Giuliani is telling CNN that the special counsel’s office does not believe Paul Manafort has been telling the truth with respect to President Donald Trump.
With the Robert Mueller investigation heating up, the President’s lawyer is making this claim about where the Mueller team is at now:
“In the questioning of Manafort, they did tell them at the time that they believed he was lying about certain things related to us that he’s not lying about,” Giuliani told CNN…
According to Giuliani, investigators told Manafort they don’t believe that the President did not know about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting that Manafort attended with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and a Russian attorney who had promised dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Giuliani accuses them of trying to force Manafort into saying Trump was aware of the meeting, calling it “abominable.”
The former New York mayor spoke to other news outlets today about the answers they provided to Mueller, declaring that he must “end this now”:
Some in the media are distorting my statement that answering the questions was a nightmare. That is because as President he was interrupted so often with critical and more important matters. It illustrates why Mueller should end this now and media should be fair.
— Rudy Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) December 7, 2018
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