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Politics Trump tells Geraldo he sent Giuliani to Ukraine, 'not' sorry for it

18:00  14 february  2020
18:00  14 february  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

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President Trump , in contradiction to previous claims, told Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera Thursday that he sent Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine and he was “not Trump denied he had ever directed Giuliani to go to Ukraine on his behalf. Trump suggested he did not have firsthand knowledge of Giuliani ’s work in

2020 Presidential Election ADVERTISEMENTPresident Trump , in contradiction to previous claims, told Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera Thursday that he sent Trump denied he had ever directed Giuliani to go to Ukraine on his behalf. Trump suggested he did not have firsthand knowledge of Giuliani ’s work in

President Trump, in contradiction to previous claims, told Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera Thursday that he sent Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine and he was “not at all” sorry for it.

Then-President-elect Donald Trump meets with Rudy Giuliani at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on November 20, 2016.© DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images Then-President-elect Donald Trump meets with Rudy Giuliani at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on November 20, 2016.

"Was it strange to send Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine, your personal lawyer? Are you sorry you did that?" Geraldo asked the president in an interview on Fox News Radio affiliate WTAM.

“Not at all,” Trump said, praising Giuliani as a “great crime fighter.”

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“Here’s my choice: I deal with the [James] Comeys of the world, or I deal with it another way,” Trump said of using his personal lawyer to fight alleged corruption by a political opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden. He explained he was given a “very bad taste” of the intelligence community, so he turned to Giuliani.

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“So when you tell me, why did I use Rudy?” Trump continued. “Number one, he was the best prosecutor, you know, one of the very best prosecutors, and the best mayor.”

“But also, other presidents had them,” Trump said. “FDR had a lawyer who was practically, you know, totally involved with government. [Dwight D.] Eisenhower had a lawyer, they all had lawyers. Bill Clinton had a lawyer.”

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Donald Trump has admitted sending Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine to dig dirt on a political rival, openly contradicting his own denials on the subject during the impeachment inquiry, just days after President insists he ’s ‘not at all’ sorry despite previously claiming he ‘didn’t direct’ lawyer to do ‘anything’.

President Trump , in contradiction to previous claims, told Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera Thursday that he sent Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine and he was “not at all” sorry for it . "Was it strange to send Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine , your personal lawyer?

In November 2019, Trump tried to distance himself from his personal attorney’s efforts in Ukraine to urge the government there to open investigations into the Biden family. At the time, the president's conduct in Ukraine was at the height of its scrutiny as the House carried out its impeachment inquiry.

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"Well, you have to ask that to Rudy, but Rudy, I don't, I don't even know," Trump had said in an interview with Bill O’Reilly.

"I know he was going to go to Ukraine, and I think he canceled a trip," the president continued. "But, you know, Rudy has other clients, other than me. I'm one person."

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Trump denied he had ever directed Giuliani to go to Ukraine on his behalf. Trump suggested he did not have firsthand knowledge of Giuliani’s work in Ukraine, but had “heard” of it or “read that someplace.”

"He's done a lot of work in Ukraine over the years, and I think — I mean that's what I heard. I might have even read that someplace, but he's a good man and he's an honorable guy and he's a great crime fighter, corruption fighter," Trump said in the interview, as reported by CBS News.

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Multiple figures in the trial, which ended with Trump’s impeachment in the House and subsequent acquittal in the Senate, testified that Giuliani was a central figure in a pressure campaign to secure favors for the Trump administration from the Ukrainian government.

Witnesses alleged that Giuliani met with Ukrainian officials to dig up dirt on Joe and Hunter Biden, the latter having sat on the board of Ukrainian firm Burisma. The Trump administration maintained that Giuliani was rooting out corruption.

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Just in case anyone is still interested in things like presidential abuse of power. Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or Microsoft.Not for nothing, America, but basically, he copped to it.From CNN:The reversal came Thursday in a podcast interview Trump did with journalist Geraldo Rivera, who asked, "Was it strange to send Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine, your personal lawyer? Are you sorry you did that?" Trump responded, "No, not at all," and praised Giuliani's role as a "crime fighter.

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