Trump Lawyer: Odds Against President Testifying in Russia Probe

Donald Trump continues to deny Russia had any involvement in his 2016 US Presidential campaign

Donald Trump continues to deny Russia had any involvement in his 2016 US Presidential campaign

The president's attorney maintained that his client is "absolutely innocent" and said that the recently released tapes of conversations between Trump and his former lawyer Michael Cohen prove that the president "didn't do anything wrong".

A White House official told CNN previous year that Trump interviewed Mueller as a potential replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey.

Trump's tweet came hours before the start of a trial brought on by the special counsel against Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, who is charged with 18 violations of tax and banking laws related to his foreign lobbying work.

Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, told reporters Wednesday that the President's legal team has received a response from Mueller's team regarding their counter-proposal for a potential interview with the President.

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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.

- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 29, 2018....

The former New York City mayor told CNN weeks ago that Trump might be coming around on the idea that he should resist sitting down for a wide-ranging interview with Mueller.

Host Alisyn Camerota asked why it was up to Mueller to support the president's tweet. "And Giuliani is trying to confuse and distract, playing word games, but at the end of the day, the special counsel is going to proceed methodically and meticulously in making the case".

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'Because he has the conflict, not the president, ' said Giuliani. "And so I'm not aware of any disqualifying conflict of interest".

Trump unleashed a new broadside against Mueller and his investigation late Sunday, accusing the prosecutor of undisclosed "conflicts of interest" involving him, "including the fact that we had a very nasty & contentious business relationship".

The President then turned to Mueller directly, tweeting, "Is Robert Mueller ever going to release his conflicts of interest with respect to President Trump, including the fact that we had a very nasty & contentious business relationship, I turned him down to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation (one day before appointment as S.C.) & Comey is his close friend".

Giuliani also said it "sounds suspicious" that only one of 183 Cohen recordings obtained from Federal Bureau of Investigation raids on his home and office has Trump on it. The (FBI agent Peter) Strzok report shows a guy off the wall who ran the original investigation hates Trump and claims he's not biased but he hates him. 'Sounds suspicious, doesn't it?' he added.

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