Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, would not give any further details as to what they said about Müller's office. On Friday evening, special advocate spokesman Peter Carr made a rare statement rejecting the central claim in the Buzzfeed article that Müller has evidence (including testimony from Cohen) indicating that Trump had instructed Cohen to to lie to Congress about the deal.
The testimony was written internally within the office of Special Adviser, which decided to release it after two sources with direct knowledge of the situation. The Deputy Prosecutor General's Office, which oversees the special adviser, received only a hint on Friday night.
Carr declined to comment on CNN's statement to Trump's legal representation.
BuzzFeed has since held on to his report, which CNN has not confirmed.
The report sparked a dispute over Friday's prospectus on impeachment proceedings until Mueller's office publicly weighed Buzzfeed's coverage. Trump's allies talked about Mueller's statement. The President called the report on Saturday, " shameful
. Giuliani praised Müller on Friday evening for submitting the statement in which he denies the report, and accused the press of being biased against Trump in his coverage of the Buzzfeed story.