Published: Wed, August 01, 2018
Global | By Enrique Rogers

Trump Tweets That Collusion Is Not A Crime. The Internet Disagrees

Trump Tweets That Collusion Is Not A Crime. The Internet Disagrees

For more than a year, Trump's "catchphrase has been "no collusion, '" Colbert said".

"I think they're getting closer to knowing that the truth's going to come out, that there was activities with the Trump campaign in Russian Federation in releasing those hacks and guiding them to the states and the localities where they came from".

At the outset of an appearance on Fox News, Giuliani said he had been "sitting here looking in the federal code trying to find collusion as a crime".

Mr Trump's tweet comes after his lawyer Rudy Giuliani told Fox News "collusion is not a crime".

"The odds are against it, but I wouldn't be shocked, because he wants to do it", Giuliani said. "The President didn't hack". "He didn't pay them for hacking".

Rosenberg went on to explain that no matter what you call it, conspiracy can undoubtedly put someone behind bars.

Even without collusion being a criminal offense, US legal analysts say Mueller is likely investigating a possible conspiracy, a criminal offense, to connect with a foreign government to influence the election and probing numerous ties Trump campaign aides had with Russian interests.

While collusion is not a technical legal charge, Mueller could bring conspiracy charges if he believes there was such work by campaign members with Russian Federation.

GOP Lawmakers Move to Impeach Rod Rosenstein
In fact, Rosenstein has been criticized by some for giving Congress too much access to an ongoing investigation. Rosenstein has overseen the special counsel's probe since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself .

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.

Michael Cohen and Donald Trump. He said about ten of them feature Cohen and reporters, while another one is a tape of Trump, Cohen and CNN anchor Chris Cuomo.

Giuliani said there are about a dozen recordings "of substance" made by Cohen.

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has not publicly produced evidence that the president engaged in criminal activity during the campaign.

After that report, Giuliani spent days blasting Cohen's credibility, saying he has "lied all his life".

Guy Benson bluntly asked whether Trump knew about the Trump Tower meeting.

Mueller has already accused Russian operatives of hacking the Democratic National Committee, among other efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

"I can't keep with Rudy Giuliani's theories of defense", Durbin said.

Like this: