Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani insisted on Sunday that President Donald Trump would sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller over his “dead body.”
In an interview on Sunday, Fox News host Chris Wallace pointed out to Giuliani that Trump admitted that he knew former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn lied to authorities before the president recently revoked that admission.
“He knows what Flynn said to his vice president,” Wallace noted.
“Well, that was a lie,” Giuliani agreed. “But that’s not a crime!”
“I didn’t asked whether not it was a crime,” Wallace replied. “I asked whether not it was a lie.”
“Chris, you’re going all over the place,” Giuliani complained. “And you’re really confusing people.”
Concluding the interview, Wallace reported that Mueller’s office was interested in a sit-down interview with the president.
“Yes, there are several unpaid parking tickets back in 1986-87 that haven’t been explained,” Giuliani replied sarcastically.
“Seriously,” Wallace pressed. “Is the special counsel — does he want to interview the president?”
“Yeah, good luck,” Giuliani snapped. “After what they did to Flynn, the way they trapped him into perjury — and no sentence for him.”
“So when you say, good luck, you’re saying, no way to an interview?” Wallace asked.
“Over my dead body,” Giuliani quipped. “But you know, I could be dead.”
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Florida seniors are ‘highly susceptible’ to coronavirus — which could hurt Trump’s reelection chances
On Monday, The Washington Post examined the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on older voters' politics, and in particular how it is hurting President Donald Trump with the critical demographic in Florida — a state that is almost mandatory for the president to win for a second term.
"While Democrats have worried about Biden’s struggles to excite younger voters, older voters who are upset with the president are poised to be potentially more influential in November, especially in swing states whose populations skew their way, like Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan and Wisconsin," reported Jenna Johnson and Lori Rozsa. "In Florida, more than 20 percent of those who voted in the 2016 election were over age 65, according to exit polls. In 2016, Trump won the Florida senior vote by a 17-point margin over Clinton, according to exit polls. The state ranks as one Trump must almost certainly win to insure his victory, while Biden has other paths to the White House."
First test of Virgin Orbit rocket fails to accomplish goal
The first test launch of a rocket that is released from a jumbo jet at 35,000 feet and then propels itself into orbit to deploy a satellite failed on Monday, the Virgin Orbit company said.
"The mission terminated shortly into the flight. Cosmic Girl and our flight crew are safe and returning to base," Virgin Orbit's Twitter account reported as the test was underway off the coast of California.
The plane released the rocket cleanly, but the latter developed trouble of unknown origin after igniting its first-stage engine, the company said.
Founded by British billionaire Richard Branson in 2012, Virgin Orbit wants to offer a quick and flexible launch service for operators of small satellites, weighing between 300 and 500 kilos (600 to 1,00 pounds), a market which is currently booming.
Trump adviser’s ‘repugnant’ lack of concern for human life slammed by ethics expert
On Monday, President Donald Trump's economic adviser Kevin Hassett appeared on CNN to urge the economy to reopen, saying, "Our human capital stock is ready to go back to work."
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 25, 2020