Rudy Giuliani makes the Sunday TV rounds, saying Trump did not do anything illegal.
“There’s nothing wrong with taking information from Russians,” President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, told CNN’s Jake Tapper on State of the Union Sunday morning.
The remark came after Tapper asked Giuliani to comment on a statement from Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney, who responded to the findings of the Mueller report by saying he was “appalled” members of the Trump campaign “welcomed help from Russia.”
“Stop the bull. Stop the pious act,” Giuliani said of Romney, alleging the Utah senator accepted “dirt” on people while running for president against former president Barack Obama in 2012.
Tapper pressed the lawyer, asking him if there was a difference between taking opposition research from Americans and taking it from American adversaries.
“What a hypocrite. Any candidate in the world — in America — would take information,” Giuliani said…