Republican Strategist: Giuliani's Collusion Claims Are All For Show
Republican Strategist: Giuliani's Collusion Claims Are All For Show
Rudy Giuliani keeps moving the bar on the Mueller investigation
01 August, 2018, 22:49
Fordham University law professor Jed Shurgerman concurred, writing in Slate last week that "while "collusion" might not be a crime under any federal statute, any collusive conduct by the Trump campaign could be prosecuted as a 'conspiracy against the United States'".
Mueller's probe has gone on for a year and a half and so far has filed mostly "process" charges campaign workers unrelated any Trump campaign relationship with Russian Federation.
"McGahn also relayed to (Trump) that Flynn had told the Federal Bureau of Investigation the same false story he'd earlier told (Vice President Mike) Pence (that Flynn had never spoken to Kislyak about sanctions)", Waas wrote.
"Collusion is not a crime", he tweeted Tuesday.
THE FACTS: It is correct to say that election collusion isn't a precise legal term.
Now, however, the president and his personal lawyer are doubling down on the idea that collusion, even if it did occur, isn't illegal.
While collusion is not a technical legal charge, Mueller is probing any coordination between the Russian government and the Trump campaign, and could bring conspiracy charges if he finds that any campaign member worked with Russia to break USA law. His tweet came as the first trial from Special CounselRobert Mueller's "Russiagate" probe begins.
Manafort was charged with conspiracy and other offenses related to the millions of dollars he allegedly made working for the Ukrainian government many years before he worked for the Trump campaign.
"[Cohen] said that he was in President Trump's office, [and] Donald Trump Jr. walked in and told him about the Russian meeting", Giuliani said. "I feel like it's Christmas morning, because all year long, Robert Mueller and his team of legal elves have been busy in their workshop, making all the indictments for all the bad little boys and girls - and the magical day we've all been waiting for is finally here".
Giuliani called the disgraced former Trump Organization attorney one of the "biggest liars in America". Then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, also participated in that meeting.
On Monday, Giuliani, in a series of confusing media interviews, also accused Cohen, as well as Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, of incorrectly describing the attendees of various meetings that involved top figures in the Trump campaign around that same time period.
"There are bits and pieces in the public record that suggest that it wasn't just Russians".
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