"How is Rudy Giuliani able to prepare a “counter report” to Mueller if he hasn’t read it?"
President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has been bragging about his his "counterreport" to Attorney General William Barr's redacted version of Robert Mueller's report, which is due to be released Thursday morning.
LATE-NIGHT TEXTS FROM RUDY … President Donald Trump’s lawyer RUDY GIULIANI to our colleague DARREN SAMUELSOHN, 2:54 a.m., on the size of the president’s “countereport” -- which will drop when the special counsel’s findings come out Thursday: “Now at 34 or 35. The more concise the better. 400 pages is a novel.”
Since that report spread, many on social media are convinced Rudy Giuliani and the White House have seen the Mueller report. Attorney General Barr refused to tell Congress if the White House had seen the report, making many increasingly certain a huge cover-up is underway.
But Giuliani's own words are giving credence to their concerns:
As we await the report which will conclude no charges of collusion or obstruction its important this never happens… https://t.co/QD3G9VKzIx— Rudy W. Giuliani (@Rudy W. Giuliani) 1555478204.0
Take a look at what others, including some experts, are saying:
Founder of ThinkProgress and Popular.info:
Rudy Giuliani says he has prepared a 35 page counter-report to Mueller which will be released on Thursday How coul… https://t.co/OLKM8G89QR— Judd Legum (@Judd Legum) 1555448459.0
Giuliani tells @dsamuelsohn POTUS has a Mueller countereport. Think about how insane that is. Law enforcement inves… https://t.co/aqnFTXKnbW— JackiSchechner (@JackiSchechner) 1555443831.0
Producer for The Rachel Maddow Show:
Qs about Giuliani's counter-report to Mueller: - if Mueller exonerated Trump, why write a counter? - how do you w… https://t.co/j5ltNruHjG— Steve Benen (@Steve Benen) 1555502692.0
The Weekly List author, and activist:
This is such BULLSH*T - Mueller’s 400 page report: “It is now 140 pages long, but lawyers want to whittle it down t… https://t.co/hHBolfk6DL— Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈 (@Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈) 1555271436.0
Attorney, journalist, former lawmaker:
How is Rudy Giuliani able to prepare a “counter report” to Mueller if he hasn’t read it?— Bakari Sellers (@Bakari Sellers) 1555501647.0