Giuliani: ‘There Is a “50/50” Chance Mueller Subpoenas Trump’

Rudy Giuliani, the newest member of President Donald Trump’s personal legal team, says that there is a “50/50” chance special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenas the President to testify.

“I think it’s 50/50,” Giuliani told ABC News on Thursday on the possibility of a subpoena. “But I got to prepare for that 50 percent.”

The former New York City mayor joined the President’s legal team last month as talks about possible questions the special counsel could ask Trump in a sit-down interview. Mueller reportedly threatened earlier this year to subpoena Trump in the special counsel investigation in Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, which could spark a potentially historic legal clash that experts say could reach the Supreme Court.

Giuliani also said on Thursday that he believes the new addition to Trump’s legal team, Emmet Flood, was selected for his experience defending former President Bill Clinton during his impeachment proceedings.

“I think Emmet was brought in because he represented Clinton during their subpoena battle and knows a great deal about it,” Giuliani said.

Ty Cobb, the White House counsel that Flood was selected to replace, was against Trump’s team cooperating with Mueller and advised Trump to stay quiet on the Russia probe. Giuliani, however, has signaled a more aggressive tact in defending the President.

“They’re going to close the investigation within a month [and a half] or two months of the interview. We’ll get all the questions in advance, we’ll knock it down to about half of what they wanted to ask,” he said, according to ABC News.

The former mayor also believes he already won the Cohen case with admitting that Trump reimbursed him for the Stormy Daniels payment.

“I think the investigation with him [Cohen] largely fell apart, with the loss of the campaign finance possible violation which never existed in the first place, but they sure thought it did,” Giuliani told ABC News, adding that Trump has nothing to worry about in this matter.

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