‘Collusion Is Not a Crime’

Trump urges Mueller to admit conflict of interest in pending investigation

Trump urges Mueller to admit conflict of interest in pending investigation

And speaking to CNN in May, Carrie Cordero, a CNN legal analyst and an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, said collusion isn't a crime "in the literal sense" but that there could be related criminal violations in colluding, such as receiving foreign money in a political campaign or assisting with or being an accessory to computer hacking.

'Four months, they're not going to be colluding about Russians - which I don't even know if that's a crime, colluding about Russians, ' Giuliani said.

Trump's latest tweets come as a criminal trial gets under way Tuesday for Trump's former campaign chief, Paul Manafort.

Mueller is investigating whether Trump campaign officials worked with Moscow to try to sway the 2016 USA presidential election.

Giuliani said, however, that if Trump does sit for an interview, he would only agree to answer questions about whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to help him win, not questions, except in a very limited way, about obstruction.

Although collusion is not listed as a federal crime, a person found collaborating with a foreign government could be charged with conspiracy, among other crimes.

There is no indication that Mueller would agree to those narrow parameters, however, and Trump's legal team believes a subpoena could be possible if talks break down.

"I find it extraordinarily offensive", said Whitman, who led the Environmental Protection Agency under former President George W. Bush, on MSNBC's "The Beat with Ari Melber" Tuesday evening.

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The former New York City mayor told CNN weeks ago that Trump might be coming around on the idea that he should resist sitting down for a wide-ranging interview with Mueller.

"Enough is enough, ' Giuliani vented".

However, Trump has repeatedly and angrily claimed witch-hunt by the Democrats and insisted that there was no collusion.

'The president has always had a soft spot for Cohen. Even now with his betrayal by taping him he still is anxious about him because he believes he's only hurting himself, ' Giuliani said. I'm not sure I know what exactly what the conflict is. 'I can't tell you, ' he siad.

Trump has denied wrongdoing, and has called the Mueller probe as a Democratic "witch hunt". My favorite is when he was comparing the Cohen and Mueller beef with President Trump to the Kennedy assassination and when Julius Caesar was killed - no hyperbole at all.

He further revealed that he had a "conflict of interest" with Mueller, adding that the two had a "nasty business relationship" and that he had turned him down as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director.

'We have 183 unique tape recordings. But that doesn't change the potential legal fallout stemming from the Russian Federation investigation, which could touch on laws against computer hacking, election fraud and conspiracy against the United States. 'Sounds suspicious, doesn't it?' he added.

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