In an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, former New York City mayor and current Donald Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani unveiled a new anti-Justice Department conspiracy theory, predicted the president is going to win the Nobel Peace Prize, defended Ivanka Trump’s honor and offered a bombshell about the Stormy Daniels payout.
During the long-winded interview, Giuliani told Hannity that Trump personally repaid his longtime attorney Michael Cohen for the $130,000 “hush agreement” payment to Stormy Daniels — and that there fore he couldn’t have violated campaign finance laws.
Earlier in the interview, he also revealed seemingly new information about special counsel Robert Mueller.
“You have an investigation in which Mueller is selected the day after he’s turned down for FBI director by [Deputy Attorney General Rod] Rosenstein, who was there when he was turned down,” the former NYC mayor said. “There are thousands of people that could have been selected for that job. Also, a friend of [fired FBI director] James Comey.”
At one point, Giuliani interjected with a comment about his admiration for his employer.
“This is our best president in my memory,” he told Hannity. “Even my hero, Ronald Reagan — he straightened the economy out the way President Trump did. But he didn’t get this far ahead on foreign policy as fast as President Trump has.”
“Look at what is going on with North Korea,” he continued. “I told the president, you’re going to get the Nobel Peace Prize and my proudest moment is when you tell them to shove it.”
The former mayor apologized for his language, but Hannity assured him he’d said nothing inappropriate.
“This is cable,” he said. “You’re good here.”
Later still, the president’s attorney joked that he would defend the honor of Ivanka Trump with a “lance” in response to a “political report” suggesting Mueller may investigate the president’s daughter.
Watch below, via Fox News:
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