Rudy Giuliani claims that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has not provided incriminating information on President Donald Trump during his many hours of interviews with the special counsel’s office.
Trump has maintained a joint defense agreement with Manafort, even after the longtime Republican operative entered a plea agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller in September.
Giuliani, who is serving as one of Trump’s lawyers in the Russia probe, told Reuters that he spoke last week with Manafort lawyer Kevin Downing, who said his client did not provide damaging information on Trump.
“He’s just telling me the conclusion that he’s not in a conflicted position with us,” Giuliani said.
“If he wants to communicate information, Manafort, he’s allowed to do that. There’s nothing that stops him from doing that,” added Giuliani. “All I’m interested in is: Is there anything we need to know with regard to us?”
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