On Wednesday, CNN reported that President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani has taken responsibility for a number of the bizarre conspiracy theory files in a "packet of disinformation" provided to Congress by the State Department inspector general.
CNN's Jake Tapper provided a run-through of some of the information that Giuliani admitted originated with him:
Thanks to @MichaelRWarren for shedding light on just why the State Department IG handed over to Congress a number o… https://t.co/GWDsKiQdcn— Jake Tapper (@Jake Tapper) 1570059250.0
2/ Giuliani told @MichaelRWarren that in late March of 2019, he “routed” what he called an “outline” of allegations… https://t.co/NsAHEbUGEm— Jake Tapper (@Jake Tapper) 1570059254.0
3/ Giuliani told @MichaelRWarren he also sent details of his interviews from earlier in the year with the incumbent… https://t.co/V6GvNGRZrp— Jake Tapper (@Jake Tapper) 1570059255.0
4/ Giuliani told @MichaelRWarren he received a phone call shortly thereafter from Pompeo, who told Giuliani he woul… https://t.co/l4Gkhi6wU1— Jake Tapper (@Jake Tapper) 1570059255.0