Mr. Giuliani, as he said he would last week upon being appointed to the Trump legal team handling the Russia-collusion investigation, pressed Mr. Mueller on when he expects the probe to end. "They have a witch-hunt against the president of the United States going on". I may change my mind at some point because what is going on is a disgrace.
"I have decided I won't be involved. I will not be involved in the Justice Department", Trump said, but added, "I will wait 'til this is over - it's all lies and it's a disgusting thing that's going on".
Rudy Giuliani and President Trump's newly reconfigured legal team met Tuesday with special counsel Robert Mueller and his staff to discuss a possible interview, sources close to the process confirm to CBS News' Major Garrett.
"The people who are doing the investigation - you have 13 people that are Democrats, you have Hillary Clinton people, you have people who worked on Hillary Clinton's foundation". I love the Federal Bureau of Investigation. His memo said I left immediately.
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"He represents me - like with this insane Stormy Daniels deal he represented me", Trump said. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has vowed not to put it on the floor, House Republicans have shown no interest in the measure, and Trump would be unlikely to sign it.
Mr. Comey wrote memos to recount his interactions with the president, which he later released to the media through a friend and personal adviser.
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South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters that he would take steps legislatively on a protection bill for Mueller and let Trump deal with the DOJ himself.