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Mueller's team has told Trump's lawyers they can't indict a sitting president, Giuliani says

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Mueller's team has told Trump's lawyers they can't indict a sitting president, Giuliani says

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President Donald Trump's new lead attorney, Rudy Giuliani, told CNN that the special counsel's team has acknowledged they can't indict a sitting president.
Giuliani cited longstanding Justice Department policy that has held since the Nixon administration that sitting presidents cannot be indicted.
"All they get to do is write a report," Giuliani told CNN. "They can't indict."
The special counsel Robert Mueller's team has told President Donald Trump's lawyers that they believe they can't indict a sitting president, Trump's new lead attorney Rudy Giuliani told CNN on Wednesday.
"All they get to do is write a report," Giuliani told CNN. "They can't indict. At least they acknowledged that to us after some battling, they acknowledged that to us." See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Ian Bremmer: Why the American dream doesn't exist anymore See Also: Mueller issues grand jury subpoenas to Roger Stone's social media consultant Donald Trump Jr. explains his infamous initial...

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