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Kellyanne Conway’s husband ridicules Giuliani for claim it’s ‘perfectly normal’ for Trump to speak with Cohen about false testimony

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George Conway — the husband of top Donald Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway — on Sunday slammed Rudy Giuliani after the president’s lawyer claimed it’s “perfectly normal” for Trump to speak with Michael Cohen about his congressional testimony.

Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday, Giuliani acknowledged the possibility that Trump and Cohen discussed Cohen’s testimony before he spoke to Congress. According to Cohen’s guilty plea in the special counsel investigation, Trump’s former fixer lied to Congress on three occasions about plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, claiming the negotiations ended in January 2016. Giuliani on Sunday acknowledged those negotiations likely lasted until November 2016.

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“As far as I know. President Trump did not have discussions with [Cohen], certainly had no discussions with him in which he told him or counseled him to lie,” Giuliani claimed, before adding it “would be perfectly normal” for Trump to have discussed testimony with Cohen.

Referring to that interview, Conway hit back at the administration in which his wife serves.

“Perfectly normal?” Conway asked. “It’s perfectly insane for witnesses in or subject of a criminal investigation to be discussing testimony.”

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Conway retweeted a response from homeland security consultant Paul Rosenzweig, who added the move is also “perfectly criminal.” He later posted former federal prosecutor Renato Marrioti’s response:

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Conway also praised CNN’s Tapper for his line of questioning directed at Giuliani.

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