Hakeem Jeffries: Rudy Giuliani ‘Was a Failed Mayor’ Then, And a ‘Failed Lawyer’ Now
Speaking to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) slammed President Donald Trump‘s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, as a failure as both the mayor of New York City and an attorney.
“Giuliani tells Reuters [that] the president won’t answer any more questions from [Special Counsel Robert] Mueller, won’t do interviews in writing or in person. He has only done them in writing so far once. He is promising a fight if they decide to issue a subpoena to the president,” Blitzer said.
“What does that tell you?”
Jeffries did not mince words.
“Giuliani was a failed mayor, then a failed presidential candidate,” Jeffries replied. “Now, he is a failed lawyer. It’s unfortunate he decided to take this obstructionist approach with respect to the investigation. Again, we need to allow this investigation to run its course.”
he added: “You would think that the president and his allies, if he truly is innocent of any involvement in the mess that took place in 2016, would be willing to fully cooperate. That does not seem to be the case.”
During the interview with Reuters on Wednesday that Blitzer was referencing, Giuliani said that as far as the Trump camp was concerned, the matter was over.
“We weren’t convinced they had any questions they don’t know the answer to,” Giuliani told Reuters, adding that if Mueller tries to subpoena Trump, “we could fight that like hell.”
Watch above, via CNN
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