Giuliani speaks out on Mueller investigation

Lawyer Rudy Giuliani says Donald Trump is not ruling out pleading the fifth in the Russia investigation as he continues to defend the president. ABC News' Arlette Saenz reports.
2:30 | 05/07/18

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Federer Rudy Giuliani who is having a tough time coming to the president trumps defense as he struggles to explain the timeline in the stormy Daniels pay off. And acknowledge is a possibility. Of payments to other women. He's also making it clear that the president has not ruled out pleading the fifth. In the Russian investigation. ABC's are lit signs has the latest from DC for us good morning are left. Canvas and Diana good morning president trump and Rudy Giuliani spent a few hours at the president's golf course yesterday we don't know exactly what they discussed but this all comes as Giuliani is in full damage control mode over his own statements about the president and stormy Daniels. Another round. Cleanup duty for president Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani right now I'm at the point morrow morning and eight I can only I can't prove that I can just say it's rumor. The damage control comes after he revealed mr. trump repaint his personal attorney for that 130000. Dollar hush payment to adult film star stormy Daniels despite the president denying he knew what the payment. Yeah. Appearing on this week Giuliani said he's not actually aware of when the president learned about the payment to Daniels. Why did the present deny any knowledge. Of the payments when in fact he I don't know I stopped I don't know when the president learned about it in Giuliani raised the possibility that similar payments were made other women. Did Michael Conn make payments to other women for the president. I do have no knowledge of that. But I would I would I would think if what was necessary yes stormy Daniels attorney fired back. The president had effectively an extramarital. A fair slush fund. That was administered by Michael Cohen. And that he would just be expected to take care of these things Giuliani also took aim at the Russian investigation days after president trump said he'd like to sit down with Robert Mueller. But if the president is subpoenaed to testify Giuliani says he may not comply will you comply. Well. We don't have to oh he's the president of United States. If the president does sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller Chile he did not rule out of the possibility of the president. May take the Fed of course the president's attorneys right now are advising him not to sit down with that for an interview with Mueller Diane Kendall. It's been an interest in couple of days indeed RO at times in DC thank you.

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