"We have a memo from a number of campaign finance experts that paying what they call hush money, since it has a personal goal, is not considered a campaign contribution", Giuliani said. "The only way we can assert it is if we see what is in the report".
Giuliani also attempted to downplay the Democratic investigations in the House as lawmakers prepare to dig into the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian operatives. The FBI's counterintelligence division handles national security matters. NBC News reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plans to step down after Mueller completes the investigation and expects that he will be able to leave by March.
Now, Cohen has left behind his loyalty to Trump and announced this week he will testify before the House Oversight Committee on Feb 7.
Mueller's final report can be finished within months and Giuliani is hoping he can use executive privilege to get his hands on it before the public. "I think he's very well aware politically".
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The president's ties to Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign had aroused suspicions among agents and senior Federal Bureau of Investigation officials, who were unsure how to proceed with such a sensitive inquiry and thus chose to hesitate.
"There is no legal protection of polling data". It is unclear whether Mueller is still pursuing the counterintelligence matter, and some former law enforcement officials outside the investigation have questioned whether agents overstepped in opening it. Not only do we know that Mueller knows Manafort was talking with - and sharing polling data with - Konstantin Kilimnik - while he was the head of Trump's campaign, we also now know that Mueller has talked to the pollster from whom Manafort may well have taken those numbers that he shared with Kilimnik.
The FBI opened counterintelligence files on four separate Trump associates in late July 2016, Comey told Congress. Trump himself was not under investigation, though the Times reports the senior FBI official grew concerned the former real estate magnate was working on behalf of Russian Federation following some of his Russia-friendly comments during the campaign.
"The crime is the conspiracy, the agreement".