For Trump, Rudy Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team
With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team, President Donald Trump gains a former US attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender at a time when the White House is looking for ways to bring special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to a close.
Trump has touted Giuliani’s toughness and star power as his team weighs whether the president should sit for an interview with Mueller’s team.
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For weeks, Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn’t hire a big-name attorney. He hopes the addition of Giuliani silences his critics.