Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani has drawn a new line in the sand in the constant back and forth over a possible meeting between Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trump.
On Sunday, Giuliani told the Wall Street Journal that Trump would not sit down with Mueller after September 1 as to not interfere with the midterm elections.
“We certainly won’t do it after September 1, because we’re not going to be the ones to interfere with the election,” Giuliani said. “Let him [Mueller] get all the bad publicity and the attacks for that.”
Giuliani added that if the result of Mueller’s investigation is a negative report, it’s still better to get its release out of the way as soon as possible.
“A negative report gets it over with,” Giuliani told the Wall Street Journal. “We can answer it with, I think, a better report from us, and then we get to wait and see what happens in Congress.”
Giuliani doubled down on his red line on Fox and Friends Monday morning, saying that there is “no reason” Mueller can’t have his entire report done by September 1 since he “has all the answers.”
Watch Giuliani on Fox and Friends below:
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) August 13, 2018