Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Giuliani Demands Docs On Confidential FBI Informant As Condition Of Trump Testimony

Talking Points Memo

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Sunday demanded access to FBI documents on a confidential informant as a condition of the President speaking to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators.

“I want to know, did they get any evidence in that counterintelligence probe?” Giuliani told Fox News’ Bill Hemmer, adding later: “If they don’t show us these documents, we’re just going to have to say no.”

Trump has branded as “Spygate” the news that an FBI informant reportedly contacted members of his campaign in 2016. Giuliani’s remarks Sunday were part of a frequently contradictory discussion about the informant.

While Giuliani maintained that he was not aware of what was discussed during recent briefings between top intelligence and national security officials and members of Congress (at the outset of which White House chief of staff John Kelly and White House lawyer Emmet Flood were also present), he said that Trump was.

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