Rudy Giuliani said he was worried that his defense of President Donald Trump might jeopardize his decades-long legacy in politics, but still feels that his client is one of the "unfair" treated people in modern history ,
"I'm scared will be on my tombstone. "Rudy Giuliani: He lied for Trump," said the former mayor of New York City to New Yorker's Isaac Chotiner. "Somehow I do not think that it will be. But if so, what do I care? I'll be dead I think I can explain it to St. Peter. He will be on my side. "
Giuliani, the main lawyer of the president in matters related to the ongoing investigation of Robert Mueller on the 201
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Giuliani has recently been in Congress for attempting to build a Trump Tower in Moscow because of his comments on a Buzzfeed report last week claiming Trump had instructed his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to congress , lied. Although the story resulted in a rare rejection of Mueller's office, Buzzfeed said he stood by the news coverage.
Giuliani clouded the water on Sunday after he told the New York Times that Trump was involved in the deal until the "day he won" presidential elections in 2016. However, he quickly brought these remarks on Monday and said they were "hypothetical" and "they did not represent the actual date or circumstances for such discussions" he had with the President.
give a clearer picture of the Trump camp's efforts to work on a foreign-government deal in political elections.
In an interview with The New Yorker, Giuliani also distanced himself from his previous comments and said the Times was "absolutely" wrong.
Giuliani then proceeded to return his former sense of legacy under even more interrogation from Chotiner, saying that he does not ponder the historical significance of his work.
"All I am thinking of is doing good work and what I believe in. When I was mayor, I was criticized for many things that I have been praised for," Giuliani said. "And I think when that's over, you'll see that we're defending an innocent man who has been treated very unfairly."