Rudy Giuliani backtracked Thursday after claiming the night before that he “ never said there was no collusion” between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.
“I represent only President Trump not the Trump campaign. There was no collusion by President Trump in any way, shape, or form,” Giuliani, Trump’s lead personal lawyer, said in a statement. “Likewise, I have no knowledge of any collusion by any of the thousands of people who worked on the campaign.”
“The only knowledge I have in this regard is the collusion of the Clinton campaign with Russia which has so far been ignored,” Giuliani said.
On Wednesday, Giuliani appeared on CNN and was asked about how the defense team for Trump’s former 2016 campaign chairman Paul Manafort admitted in a recent court filing that Manafort disclosed polling data prior to the election with a Russian-Ukrainian political consultant for Russian