Giuliani Claims, Dubiously, That Cohen Charges Don’t Implicate Trump

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28:  Rudy Giuliani attends the game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on May 28, 2018 in the Bronx borough of New York City.MLB players across the league are wearing special uniforms to commemorate Memorial Day.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28: Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and current lawyer for President Donald Trump, attends the game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on May 28, 2018 ... NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28: Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and current lawyer for President Donald Trump, attends the game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on May 28, 2018 in the Bronx borough of New York City. MLB players across the league are wearing special uniforms to commemorate Memorial Day. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani claimed Tuesday that “There is no allegation of any wrongdoing against the President in the government’s charges against Mr. Cohen.”

That’s a dubious claim, given Cohen pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance laws in his hush money payments to two women alleging affairs with Trump, “at the direction of the candidate.”

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