Published: Tue, July 31, 2018
Culture | By Glenn Strickland

Donald Trump Echoes Rudy Giuliani: 'Collusion Is Not A Crime'

Donald Trump Echoes Rudy Giuliani: 'Collusion Is Not A Crime'

In a pair of interviews on Monday, President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, dismissed any threat from special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation investigation - while echoing claims that collusion is not a prosecutable offense. "The president didn't hack", Giuliani said on CNN. There is no collusion, and even if there was, it's not a crime.

Rudy Giuliani is purposely exchanging "Conspiracy" for "Collusion" to intertwine a legal term of art with a political one.

"Collusion is a crime", said Rosenberg, who once headed the Drug Enforcement Administration.

While the word "collusion" is not part of the federal code, legal analysts have noted that other crimes, including conspiracy, could be brought if there is evidence that Trump's campaign worked with Russian Federation to undermine the presidential election.

"Giuliani's comments follow former FBI Director James Comey's assertion during a CNN town hall in April that, "[Collusion]"is not actually a thing that exists under the federal laws of the United States".

"I don't think Mueller wants to be seen as interfering with the election", Giuliani said.

"I have been sitting here looking in the federal code trying to find collusion as a crime", Giuliani said Monday on "Fox & Friends".

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Giuliani told USAToday that he expects a final report to be issued by Mueller and his team prior to September 1, and added, that in his opinion, Mueller is "writing the report as we speak".

US President Donald Trump urged US Special Counsel Robert Mueller to admit conflict of interest in the investigation of Russia's alleged meddling in US elections, led by Mueller. Trump wrote on Twitter.

Russian Federation has denied the finding of USA intelligence agencies a year ago that it interfered to sway the election to Trump.

Of course, whether or not Trump was there is not the question.

In particular, prosecutors say they will introduce evidence that a chairman of one of the banks allowed Manafort to file inaccurate loan information in exchange for a role on the Republican campaign and the promise of a job in the Trump administration that never materialised.

Should Manafort be convicted, the investigation by Mr Mueller could gain some momentum.

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