Tag Archives: Rudy Giuliani

CNN Host John Berman: It’s Not Monday, Water Isn’t Wet, The Sky Is Not Blue, And Truth Isn’t Truth [VIDEO]

“I’m declaring it is not Monday, and it’s not because I say it’s not. I’m giving myself this new presidential power that Rudy Giuliani just created yesterday. Monday isn’t Monday. The sky is not blue. Water isn’t wet. And truth is not truth. The President’s lawyer actually declared this in the latest edition to the ‘Things Said Out Loud’ file. …

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John Oliver Tees Off On “Truth Isn’t Truth” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: According to Last Week Tonight host John Oliver, the “one-man legal improv troupe” sat down with host Chuck Todd and “came with a rationale for his boss’ refusal to sit down with [Robert] Mueller that is, even by Giuliani standards, very Giuliani.” The longtime Trump consigliere exclaimed, “Truth isn’t truth! Don’t do this to me!” “Don’t …

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WUT: Rudy Giuliani Declares “Truth Isn’t Truth” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: “Truth isn’t truth,” Rudy Giuliani told Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday morning. Giuliani, speaking as a lawyer for President Donald Trump, was trying to clarify why the president should not testify for special counsel Robert Mueller for fear of being trapped into a lie that could lead to a perjury charge. “When you tell …

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Giuliani: The McGahn Leak Proves Mueller Is Panicking

From the far-right Washington Times: Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani suggested Saturday that investigators with the special counsel’s office are “panicking” by leaking information about White House counsel Donald McGahn’s cooperation in an effort to prod the president into testifying. “I think the best analysis would be that the Mueller team is panicking, they know they don’t have a case, there …

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Giuliani: Obstruction Requires An Extreme Action Such As Trump Putting A Gun To Someone’s Head [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that if the President sits down for questioning by special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump will say he never discussed easing up on a probe of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn with former FBI Director James Comey. “There was no conversation about Michael Flynn. The President didn’t find …

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Giuliani On Trump Testifying Under Oath: “You Think We’re Fools? We’re Not Going To Do That” [VIDEO]

The Week reports: If you took a shot every time Rudy Giuliani said the word “illegitimate” during his appearance on Fox News Wednesday night, your liver has my sympathies. During a conversation with Sean Hannity, President Trump’s personal lawyer called Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and potential obstruction of justice by Trump …

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Trump’s Lawyers Reject Mueller’s Interview Conditions

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s lawyers rejected the special counsel’s latest terms for an interview in the Russia investigation, countering on Wednesday with an offer that suggested a narrow path for answering questions, people familiar with the matter said. The president’s lead lawyer in the case, Rudolph W. Giuliani, noted the documents that the White House has already …

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Giuliani: We Won’t Answer Obstruction Questions

The Washington Post reports: Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s lead attorney for the ongoing special counsel investigation, said Monday that Trump’s legal team is planning to send a letter to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III this week that will largely rebuff Mueller’s latest offer of a presidential interview that would include questions about possible obstruction of justice. “We have …

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Rudy Giuliani Lies About Murders In Chicago

CBS News reports: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani weighed in on a bloody weekend in Chicago, in a mistake-laden tweetstorm, blaming the city’s Democratic elected leaders, and claiming former police superintendent and current mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy “can do a lot better.” In a series of four tweets overnight, Giuliani twice mistakenly referred to McCarthy as “Jerry,” twice misspelled …

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Giuliani Shrugs Off Trump’s Demand That Sessions End Mueller Probe: Trump Very Carefully Said “Should”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump said Wednesday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should terminate the investigation into Russian election interference “right now,” and called the prosecution of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort “a hoax.” But in an interview Wednesday, two of Trump’s lawyers said Trump was not ordering Sessions to take any specific action. “The president has issued …

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Trump Echoes Giuliani: Collusion Is Not A Crime

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday embraced a line of defense offered by his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, that “collusion is not a crime,” even though he continued to deny any alleged ties between his campaign and Moscow during the 2016 election. Speaking to CNN’s “New Day” on Monday, Giuliani said he wasn’t sure if collusion was a crime. Legal …

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Rudy Giuliani: Collusion Isn’t Even A Crime [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani went on a media blitz Monday morning, during which he claimed “collusion” was not a crime and branded the president’s former lawyer Michael Cohen a “scumbag.” The former New York City mayor began the day on the president’s favorite morning show, Fox & Friends, where he suggested Trump could not be guilty …

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Giuliani: Trump Wants Mueller To “Put Up Or Shut Up”

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: Rudy Giuliani told me that President Trump is fed up with Robert Mueller and wants him to “put up or shut up.” What he’s saying: “Why don’t you write a report and show us what you have, because they don’t have a goddamn thing. It’s like a guy playing poker. He’s bluffing and he’s only …

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Covfefe 2: Twitter Completes Giuliani’s “You” Tweet

Rudy Giuliani this morning tweeted the single word “You” before posting a second tweet promoting his appearances on this morning’s Sunday news shows, saying “I know what’s in the remaining tapes a lot of them. More disgusting deception about not recording. A lot more support for what should be obvious the President did nothing wrong.” Twitter, of course, is having …

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Former Trump Lawyer: Giuliani Is Wrecking The Case

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, substantially weakened his case against Michael Cohen by going back and forth as to whether Cohen could tell federal prosecutors the truth, said Jay Goldberg, President Donald Trump’s friend and former lawyer. Giuliani called Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer, “honorable” and truthful on several occasions before an audio recording of a discussion …

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Giuliani: Michael Cohen Is A Pathological Liar [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Rudy Giuliani accused Michael Cohen of being a “pathological liar” after reports emerged that he would tell special counsel Robert Mueller that Donald Trump knew about the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting before it happened, contradicting the president’s claim of ignorance. “I expected something like this from Cohen, he’s been lying all week. He’s been lying for years,” …

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Fox Analyst: Trump Has No Attorney-Client Privilege With Tape, They Were Discussing Committing A Fraud

“There is an indication of a fraud. And the significance of that is, if the client and the lawyer discuss the commission of a crime, or discuss the commission of a fraud, there is no attorney-client privilege in that conversation. Meaning the tape can be used by anybody who can get their hands on it for any purposes. Both civil …

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Rudy Giuliani: We Don’t Need To Call Putin A Liar

The New York Daily News reports: Rudy Giuliani came out batting for President Trump after his softball press conference with Vladimir Putin on Monday, claiming he doesn’t see what good it would do to confront the Russian leader over his government’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election. “I don’t know what it would have accomplished if Trump said, ‘I believed …

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Guiliani: Today’s Indictments Mean No Americans Were Involved, Mueller Needs To Declare Trump Innocent

Mediaite reports: Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said today the indictments of 12 Russian intel officers on charges of hacking the DNC and Hillary Clinton‘s campaign are good news. He has, however, extrapolated from all this that it is time for Robert Mueller to pronounce President Donald Trump innocent. The DOJ announcement actually says, “There is no allegation in this indictment …

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Michael Cohen’s New Lawyer Tees Off: Rudy Giuliani And Donald Trump Don’t Know The Definition Of “Truth”

The Hill reports: An attorney representing Michael Cohen called out President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Guiliani on Monday, questioning he and the president’s understanding of the truth. Lanny Davis, who joined Cohen’s legal team last week, mocked Giuliani and President Trump over their definition of the “truth.” Davis made the statement just a day after Guiliani said that Cohen, Trump’s longtime …

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