President Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani has only been on the payroll for a few days, and is already upending things with stunning statements such as the disposability of son-in-law Jared Kushner and finally admitting that that president knew his lawyer was paying hush-money to Stormy Daniels.
Meanwhile, Fox News Judge Jeanine Pirro's Saturday night show is appointment viewing for the president. She uses that platform to pander to his staunchest supporters and lash his enemies while often addressing herself directly to Trump.
Giuliani appeared on Pirro's show and railed against "that phony" Jim Comey and predicted that the case would be dismissed.
"Every election campaign law expert will tell you," he said, that Trump and Cohen did not violate election law by paying off a porn star just before the election to avoid the disclosure of embarrassing information. "Even if it was for campaign donation... The president repaid it... The President of the United States did not in any way violate the campaign finance law.”
His argument was that Trump would have paid the hush-money regardless of whether he was running for president, seemingly implying that it was to spare Melania embarrassment.
Giuliani leaned heavily on his creditability as a former prosecutor in the Southern District of New York—especially when it came to bashing Comey.
"I hired that clown," Giuliani said of Comey.
"Through government misconduct they have tainted the case," he said. "The only crimes committed here were committed by the government... I wouldn’t be surprised if [Ellis] dismissed this case."
He made a confusing argument about the difference between the Manafort indictment and the possible upcoming Cohen indictment, and seemed to predict that the president's Russia-connected former campaign head would flip nearly a year after he was first indicted following a raid of his home.
"Maybe they think Manafort's somebody they can flip faster," he said.
Watch the full interview below.