Lanny Davis, who previously worked for President Bill Clinton's administration and has staunchly defended Hillary Clinton following her 2016 loss to Trump, went after Giuliani's call Sunday for Cohen to cooperate with federal prosecutors and to tell "the truth".
In particular, the same sources say Giuliani is wading into unsafe territory when he asks Cohen to "tell the truth" about the Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and Russian meddling in the election.
Giuliani, the top lawyer on Trump's legal team, told Fox News on Saturday he is asking Mueller for a "factual basis for the investigation" before the team considers allowing Trump to be interviewed by Mueller's team. "We have no reason to believe he did anything wrong. the president did nothing wrong with him", Giuliani said. "I have no concerns that Michael Cohen is going to do anything but tell the truth".
The enabling documents for the probe authorize Mr. Mueller to investigate "any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump" as well as "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation". Trump's team has been reluctant to give a straight answer to that question over the past few months.
"We've been through everything on collusion and obstruction".
Since returning to Trumps' orbit as his new lead attorney, Giuliani has become a fixture on television, occasionally making news and routinely promising anyone who will listen that he will bring the Russian Federation collusion investigation to a close.
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Warren, in turn, argued that Trump should focus on her heritage given issues that have arisen under his immigration policy. The president has made the Montana race a priority as he hopes to help Republicans tighten the partys hold on the Senate.
On ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, Giuliani stressed that he wasn't anxious about testimony that Cohen might give.
He also confirmed the gist of a New York Times article that said Trump's side had added new conditions for any interview with Mueller.
Politico's Josh Gerstein was the first to point out the discrepancy between Giuliani's comments and Trump's denial.
The Inquisitr recently reported that Giuliani is not anxious about Cohen cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
In a Fox News interview previous year, Mr. Cohen declared: "I will do anything to protect Mr. Trump".
The former NY mayor said on NBC that it's "great" if Cohen wants to cooperate with investigators because "we've been through all the records" and "he has no evidence of, nor was he involved in, anything untoward with the president".