On Wednesday, late-night host Seth Meyers mocked President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani for making contradicting statements.
During his confirmation hearing, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Justice Department, William Barr said offering pardons could potentially be a crime.
“Attorney General nominees said that it would be a crime for the president to offer a pardon in exchange for a promise not to incriminate him,” Meyers said.
Not soon after Giuliani appeared on CNN and oddly claimed that he never said there was no collusion.
“And then Rudy Giuliani went on CNN to say ‘crime isn’t even illegal,'” Meyers joked.
WATCH LIVE: House Judiciary Committee holds second day of hearings on the impeachment of Donald Trump
The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee takes up the impeachment of Donald Trump again on Monday morning, with lawmakers expected to hear evidence against the president that could lead to a Senate trial for high crimes and misdemeanors.
Monday's hearing will include opening arguments "made by Barry H. Berke for the committee Democrats and Stephen R. Castor for the Republicans. Daniel S. Goldman, the Democratic counsel for the House Intelligence Committee, will then present the evidence for impeachment, and Mr. Castor will present the evidence against it. Judiciary Committee members will then ask questions," reports the New York Times.
‘I think he went crazy’: Trial lawyer reveals ‘no one can explain’ Rudy Giuliani
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is already under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors. Yet, Giuliani maintains that he will prevail as the ultimate hero of the story.
In a Sunday panel discussion, two top legal minds, NYU Professor Melissa Murray and notorious trial lawyer Steve Sussman discussed the strange pivot made by the mayor.
"I think he went crazy," Sussman said of Giuliani's evolution over the years. "I know people used to respect him. He was America's Mayor. And I think -- my theory is that when men get to be over 75 ... they're in fear of becoming irrelevant. His was he's not going to be on any more afternoon talk shows. He was not going to be important anymore. So, you're looking for a way: how can you become relevant? And he became, I say, -- Trump talks about a deep state. There is a shadow state. He was a shadow Secretary of State, Rudy. We have a shadow attorney general. We have a lot of -- maybe Rudy was a shadow attorney general."
Trump team ‘is as incompetent, shambolic, paranoid, and given to conspiracy theories as it appears’: MSNBC panel
In a Sunday evening panel discussion, MSNBC commentators explained that the White House appears to be just as chaotic and marred by chaos as the rumors say.
Many in the White House learned that the president's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was working overseas in Ukraine. Giuliani claimed that he's been producing a film that he couldn't get Fox News to run, as it will appear on the fringe network OAN.
"What Rudy Giuliani is doing is using Kremlin-manufactured propaganda as a defensive shield for the president," said CNBC's John Harwood. "Fiona Hill was unambiguous in her testimony to the intelligence committee. What Rudy Giuliani has been doing with these two indicted men who are linked to a Russian oligarch who is tied to Russian organized crime, is trying to manufacture a story that Ukraine, rather than Russia or in addition to Russia or differently from Russia, meddle in the campaign. That is false."