Rudy Guiliani Clarifies "Truth Isn’t Truth" As "He Said She Said"

Rudy Guiliani Clarifies

Rudy Guiliani Clarifies "Truth Isn’t Truth" As "He Said She Said"

During his Meet the Press appearance, Giuliani sparred with anchor Chuck Todd over whether or not the president should sit for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller, who is now investigating Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election.

Giuliani, who is Trump's personal lawyer in the Russian Federation probe, said the president could get caught in a perjury trap if agrees to an interview with special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE, saying "truth isn't truth".

"Look, I'm not going to be rushed into having [Trump] testify so that he gets trapped into perjury", Giuliani told Todd.

The comments by the former New York City mayor and Trump attorney caused host Chuck Todd to put his hand on his head and warn that the phrase would become a "bad meme".

The younger Trump replied: "If it's what you say I love it". "Maybe you know because you're a genius".

Giuliani said the Trump campaign "didn't know" that Natalia Veselnitskaya "was a representative of the Russian government" or even Russian.

"I don't even know if they knew she was Russian at the time", Giuliani added during the August 19 interview. It's especially risky to try to tell the truth to a federal officer since lying to one is a criminal offense; make an honest mistake in remembering details and you might get indicted depending upon how material that mistake is.

Mr Giuliani then made his main point - that accusations of obstruction of justice against the president hinge on a conversation he had with then Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in February 2017, and that Mr Trump's account of that conversation differs radically from Mr Comey's.

"Truth is truth", Todd interjected. Comey says you did talk about it.

CNN says that Trump's legal team is opposed to the idea of Trump testifying before the Mueller probe because they believe "the special counsel's investigators could take what Trump says, if it differs from what others have laid out, as a lie". The longtime Trump consigliere exclaimed, "Truth isn't truth!"

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