STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Giuliani: Cohen has ruined his own credibility

President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president's former personal attorney Michael Cohen has lost any form of credibility for claiming that Trump knew about the 2016 meeting in Trump Tower.

Posted: Jul 31, 2018 2:03 AM
Updated: Jul 31, 2018 2:18 AM

President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said Monday that he does not know whether Trump would ever pardon Michael Cohen, the President's embattled ex-lawyer currently under criminal investigation.

"I can't tell you whether he would pardon him or not," Giuliani told CNN "New Day" co-anchor Alisyn Camerota, adding, "I can't take away from the President, nor would I, the discretion to pardon anyone. Nor could I really speculate on it."

"Nobody should proceed on the assumption that President Trump's going to pardon. Nobody. They should make the decisions about their lives based on the fact that they've got to deal with whatever the government is offering them or not offering them, how honest or dishonest they want to be," the lawyer continued. "Now on the other hand, if the President believes an unjust situation happens, of course, like any other President, he'll pardon."

RELATED: Giuliani: 'I want you to hear' Cohen tapes

In April, authorities raided Cohen's home, office and hotel room as part of an investigation into his business dealings and efforts during the 2016 campaign to suppress negative stories about Trump. He has not been charged with any wrongdoing, but his closeness to Trump has raised questions about whether he could be pardoned, though Cohen has recently told friends he is pessimistic the President would offer him one.

Trump and Giuliani's views of Cohen have soured recent weeks, especially after it was revealed that several audio recordings between the President and his former confidant were among evidence produced from the raids. Last week, CNN aired the audio of one of the recordings, which features then-presidential candidate Trump discussing with Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model's story about an alleged affair Trump had with her years earlier. Trump has denied the affair allegation.

Giuliani, speaking to CNN on Monday, said he "wouldn't pardon him if he did that to me."

West Lafayette
Cloudy
67° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 67°
Kokomo
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 61°
Rensselaer
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 61°
Fowler
Cloudy
67° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 67°
Williamsport
Cloudy
64° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 64°
Crawfordsville
Cloudy
59° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 59°
Frankfort
Cloudy
59° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 59°
Delphi
Cloudy
60° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 60°
Monticello
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 61°
Logansport
Cloudy
59° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 59°
Warm up with more humidity conditions returning.....Storms returning too...
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 751526

Reported Deaths: 13799
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1033281788
Lake557151010
Allen41710692
St. Joseph36998565
Hamilton36604417
Elkhart29413461
Tippecanoe22914227
Vanderburgh22559400
Porter19359326
Johnson18477389
Hendricks17689317
Clark13228195
Madison13158344
Vigo12625253
LaPorte12420221
Monroe12211176
Delaware10968198
Howard10337225
Kosciusko9630121
Hancock8577147
Bartholomew8172157
Warrick7860156
Floyd7812180
Grant7242179
Wayne7162201
Boone6972103
Morgan6765141
Dubois6221118
Marshall6211116
Cass6017110
Henry5902110
Dearborn589878
Noble581688
Jackson509176
Shelby501796
Lawrence4745122
Gibson445094
Clinton442755
Harrison441775
DeKalb439885
Montgomery438490
Whitley406643
Huntington403181
Steuben400259
Miami395269
Jasper388654
Knox376391
Putnam373260
Wabash362383
Ripley347270
Adams345555
Jefferson336186
White332253
Daviess3033100
Wells295381
Decatur289892
Greene286885
Fayette284864
Posey273835
LaGrange273172
Scott270156
Clay267148
Washington246136
Randolph244783
Jennings235349
Spencer234631
Starke228058
Fountain221048
Sullivan214643
Owen212158
Fulton203042
Jay200932
Carroll193720
Orange188255
Perry187237
Rush175926
Vermillion174844
Franklin170335
Tipton166446
Parke149616
Pike138134
Blackford136232
Pulaski120747
Newton114336
Brown104243
Crawford102516
Benton101914
Martin91715
Warren84015
Switzerland8148
Union72810
Ohio57911
Unassigned0420

COVID-19 Important links and resources

As the spread of COVID-19, or as it's more commonly known as the coronavirus continues, this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe. CLICK HERE

Closings related to the prevention of the COVID-19 can be found on our Closings page.

Community Events