Special counsel Mueller denied request for Trump to answer questions in writing: Rudy Giuliani
Attorney for the president Rudy Giuliani on Fox News (Screenshot)

Rudy Giuliani, who is new to President Trump's legal team said that Robert Mueller's office rejected a proposal for the president to be interviewed in writing, according to CBS.

Giuliani said that it would benefit President Trump to answer questions in writing to ensure clarity.

According to CBS, Giuliani said that he would desire three weeks to become up-to-date on the facts. He would also like the time to prepare for a potential interview with the special counsel.

In the case of an interview, Giuliani said he would like to conduct the interview after the president returns from the North Korea summit.

Giuliani said that if President Trump is subpoenaed his team would fight it