While the note pre-dated Giuliani's time on Trump's legal team, the high-profile talker made the rounds on the Sunday shows saying the president could "probably" pardon himself.
In a new interview with NBC News' Meet the Press with host Chuck Todd, Giuliani discussed the outcome of President Trump ending Mueller's investigation.
"He's not, but he probably does". "In no case can he be subpoenaed or indicted", Giuliani argued.
"If the President decided he was going to pardon himself, that's nearly self-executing impeachment". It would be an open question. More radically, according to the Times, the memo argues that because he has the power to stop the investigation, President Trump can not be accused of obstructing the investigation through his actions while it is ongoing.
Giuliani said he would keep an "open mind" about whether Trump would testify under oath in the probe, but added: "I have to just be honest, we are leaning towards not". It sounds like a lot of money, until one puts things in perspective by acknowledging that the federal government is expected to spend $4.1 trillion in the 2018 fiscal year.
"This is the reason you don't let the president testify", Giuliani said, when Stephanopoulos asked him to explain the contradiction.
Giuliani refuted reports that by pardoning individuals like Indian American Dinesh D'Souza, Trump is sending a signal to those caught up in the Russian Federation investigation. They have to make a decision without him.
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The minister's statements came after similar ideas were expressed by the Syrian President Bashar Assad in his interview with RT. Israeli officials have maintained that they can not tolerate a continued Iranian military presence in Syria.
The document outlines the president's legal strategy and argues that Trump can not be indicted, subpoenaed or found guilty of obstruction of justice because he is the nation's "chief law enforcement officer".
Giuliani noted that the political ramifications of a self-pardon could be severe. Adding, Trump "believes he's telling the truth".
"The records and testimony we have, pursuant to the President's directive, already voluntarily provided to your office, allow you to delve into the conversations and actions that occurred in a significant and exhaustive manner, including but not limited to the testimony of the President's interlocutors themselves", the January 28, 2018, letter states.
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, last seen celebrating his birthday by being booed at Yankee Stadium, appeared on ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopolous Sunday morning. "It's wrong", Christie, a former USA attorney, said.
Former White House ethics lawyer Norm Eisen, however, told HuffPo that despite Trump's campaign brags and his lawyer's misguided claims, "A president could not be prosecuted for murder?"
Jed Shugerman, a Fordham University Law School professor, said raising the idea of pardons could be read as a warning to Mueller that if he pushes to subpoena Trump, the president could escalate the fight by pardoning people under investigation. "Should have told me!"