Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani was finally taken off the TV bench Monday morning, appearing on “Fox and Friends” to discuss Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the Mueller report.
After crowing about “total exoneration” for many minutes, he seemed to segue into a conspiracy theory about why there was any investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia at all.
“The reality is, the question now is, if there was no evidence of collusion, three investigations, no evidence of collusion — who made it up? It had to come from somewhere,” he said. “It didn’t just come out of thin air. I want to know who did it, who paid for it, who fueled it. Because the person who did it and the group that did it knows it’s untrue because they invented it.”
It is unclear what Giuliani means here, since the probe was catalyzed by many factors, including some of President Donald Trump’s own public statements.
Giuliani seems to spout conspiracy theory about who was paid to bring up accusations of collusion in the first place pic.twitter.com/qAByc0QG5e
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) March 25, 2019