When asked if he was, Giulani told CNN: “No, nothing but leaks, which has to tell you whether they are or are not investigating, it’s a political attack. Otherwise, why leak it?”
“If it’s an appropriate law enforcement investigation, you try to keep it secret so the subjects aren’t alerted,” he added.
The former New York City mayor has also been swept up in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into Trump’s actions related to Ukraine.
“Such a one sided Witch Hunt going on in USA. Deep State. Shameful!” Trump added, perpetuating his baseless claim that bureaucrats are out to get him. It was unclear from the President’s tweet whether he was attacking his own Justice Department or the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.
Giuliani told the newspaper that his efforts in Ukraine were appropriate and asserted that any alleged federal lobbying disclosure violations were baseless.
Trump on Giuliani: ‘He’s a very good attorney’
On Friday, Trump wouldn’t say whether Giuliani was still his personal attorney.
When asked later on Friday by CNN if he was still Trump’s attorney, Giuliani responded, “Yes.”
CNN’s Caroline Kelly, Evan Perez, Shimon Prokupecz, Kaitlan Collins, Kevin Liptak and Pamela Brown contributed to this report.
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