Trump legal team reached out to Mueller’s office after BuzzFeed article: report | TheHill

President Trump‘s legal team reached out to Robert Mueller‘s office after a BuzzFeed News article claimed the president told his former attorney to lie to Congress.

The special counsel’s office then released a rare statement disputing the article.

Rudy Giuliani, ‘s attorney, told CNN Monday his team contacted Mueller’s office following the article, which claimed Mueller’s office had evidence of the claim Trump directed Cohen to lie. Giuliani didn’t provide information about what was said or indicate whether discussions were held.

The BuzzFeed article claims that Trump told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a Trump Tower project in Moscow.

BuzzFeed has said it stands by its reporting.

 

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