Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani says he was “wrong” to claim the president had not signed a letter of intent for the Trump Tower project in Moscow before the 2016 election. “I was wrong if I said it,” Giuliani told CNN on Wednesday. “I haven't seen the quote, but I probably meant to say there was never a deal, much less a signed one.” Over the weekend, Giuliani was quoted by the network saying that “no one signed” a letter of intent to go forward with the project. But CNN obtained a copy of the October 2015 letter, which reportedly showed Trump had in fact signed it. The non-binding document was also reportedly signed by Andrey Rozov, the owner of a Russian firm who would have developed the property. Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal attorney, claimed he lied about Trump’s knowledge of the Trump Tower project when pleading guilty on one count of making false statements to Congress. While Cohen previously claimed Trump stopped discussions of the Moscow deal in January 2016, he reportedly later told prosecutors the discussions continued into the general-election season.
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