Fact or Fiction: Is Trump Right to Claim Collusion Isn't a Crime?

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During the controversial interview, Mr Giuliani said he was not sure collusion with Russian Federation would be considered a crime.

In Trump's case, collusion is not a crime-it's many crimes. "Apparently, if you say something's not a crime, then it's not a crime". "The President didn't hack". Instead, he shifted the conversation by noting that the president did not "pay them for hacking", which he said was the real offense.

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating possible cooperation between Trump's presidential campaign and Russians who sought to influence the 2016 USA election by hacking into Democratic computers and using social media to try to undermine Democrat Hillary Clinton.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 30, 2018.

"I don't even know if that's a crime, colluding about Russians".

The Late Show posted a video saying, "Rudy Giuliani's self-contradictory statements on Michael Cohen are absolutely..."

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According to Waas, "people familiar with the matter" have told him that both Priebus and McGahn also testified to Special Counsel Robert Mueller that they personally provided this information to Trump during a January 26, 2017 meeting.

Fordham University law professor Jed Shurgerman concurred, writing in Slate last week that "while "collusion" might not be a crime under any federal statute, any collusive conduct by the Trump campaign could be prosecuted as a 'conspiracy against the United States'".

"Note to Giuliani: Look it up-Colluding to violate the law is conspiracy", Sen.

Not only did Trump know that Flynn was under criminal investigation by the FBI, but he also knew the specific nature of Flynn's crime, according to Waas. "Bombast & bullying won't make it (or him) go away". And as Robert Mueller ramps up the pressure and former Trump officials are heading to court - albeit on charges unrelated to Russian Federation - the game is on for the White House PR team to get ahead of criticism aimed at Donald Trump's path to the Oval Office.

During an appearance on CNN on Tuesday morning, Sen.

Giuliani also denied that top Trump campaign officials held a planning meeting days before meeting with Russians offering dirt on Clinton.