In late October, during the presidential election, Giuliani went on Fox News to tease some "big surprises", saying, "We've got a couple things up our sleeve that should turn this around".
Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into allegations of collusion between Russian Federation and the 2016 Trump presidential campaign is widely thought to be nearing a climax, but it's unclear what Mueller has planned. He hopes to conclude the investigation in the coming months. He then served for two terms as New York City mayor from 1994 to 2001.
"The idea that he's going to cause, by force of personality or anything else, Bob Mueller to go away doesn't seem realistic to me".
Trump has had difficulty acquiring legal help. Apparently, Giuliani and Mueller have known each other for years.
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Giuliani dismissed claims the president was planning on firing Mueller. "Can't say I didn't try!" says the man who would become president about the man who is now his attorney.
Comey doesn't know the result of the Giuliani investigation, he added, because he was sacked before it was finished. Some Trump advisers are concerned that the president could use his executive authority to close or diminish the special counsel probe, which has spawned a parallel investigation in NY targeting his personal attorney.
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Adult-film star Stormy Daniels is suing to break a confidentiality agreement about her own alleged affair with Trump. AMI added an amendment to the contract after the election to allow McDougal to respond to legitimate news inquiries.
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Trump has repeatedly said that the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election is part of a "hoax". The White House pulled back on issuing more sanctions this week after U.N.
He was the Manhattan US Attorney for much of the 1980s, during which he brought many high-profile cases aimed at insider trading on Wall Street, and prosecuted stock trader Ivan Boesky and the firm of Drexel Burnham Lambert. Experts claimed Trump seemed like a tough client who does not pay heed to his lawyers' advice and some may fear potential conflict of interests, thus avoiding the job altogether.
"John Dowd left abruptly and put Sekulow in a hole". Richard Rosenbaum, the executive chairman of Giuliani's law firm, Greenberg Traurig, issued this statement on Thursday after the news about Giuliani's decision.
The former mayor of NY was one of the few establishment Republican figures to back Trump early in his run for president.
CNN's Chris Cuomo, likewise, noted on New Day Friday the advantages for Trump of bringing the former mayor on board.
With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team, President Donald Trump gains a former US attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender at a time when the White House is looking for ways to bring special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to a close.
President Trump's lawyer, Jay Sekulow, released the following statement Thursday: "The president said, 'Rudy is great".