Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani claims he 'never said there was no collusion' between US president's campaign and Russia

The comments on collusion came after Giuliani was asked about the revelation in court papers that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had shared campaign polling data with an associate the US has tied to Russian intelligence.

The Associated Press January 17, 2019 19:55:22 IST
Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani claims he 'never said there was no collusion' between US president's campaign and Russia
  • Giuliani's comments Wednesday night on CNN directly contradict the position of his own client

  • Trump has repeatedly insisted there was no collusion during his successful White House run

  • Trump's lawyer Giuliani himself had described the idea of Russian collusion as

Washington: President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Thursday said that he "never said there was no collusion" between Russia and members of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

Donald Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani claims he never said there was no collusion between US presidents campaign and Russia

File image of Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Reuters

Giuliani's comments Wednesday night on CNN directly contradict the position of his own client, who's repeatedly insisted there was no collusion during his successful White House run.

Giuliani himself had described the idea of Russian collusion as "total fake news."

He said even if some on the campaign did something wrong, there's "not a single bit of evidence" tying Trump to a Russian hack of Democratic emails.

The comments on collusion came after Giuliani was asked about the revelation in court papers that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had shared campaign polling data with an associate the US has tied to Russian intelligence.

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