After Rudy Giuliani went on Sean Hannity on Wednesday night, then on Fox and Friends Thursday morning, and then spoke with NBC News Thursday night, it seemed like he and Trump felt they were on a roll.
But perhaps someone told them that Rudy's press blitz may have done more harm than good, because Giuliani just released a statement intended to "clarify the views [he] expressed over the past few days.
It's in three parts:
Giuliani's points break down as follows:
- The $130,000 payment represents "no campaign violation"
- Giuliani's "references to timing" were not related to his "understanding of the President's knowledge" about the Stormy Daniels payment
- Trump's firing of James Comey was "clearly within his Article II power."
Stormy Daniels's lawyer Michael Avenatti wasted no time in responding on Twitter:
And others piled on as well:
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