Federal agents searched Cohen's home and office in April, and speculation has since mounted that he might turn on Trump and provide evidence to federal officials that could implicate the president or his campaign.
"I should correct it, I didn't say they have to prove a crime", Giuliani clarified Sunday on CNN's State of the Union.
"It's our, it's our firm belief, and we think nothing contradicts this, that the president did nothing wrong", Giuliani said.
He repeated previous denials that he had any involvement with Russian attempts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, but he refused to criticize the investigation led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller. First, he's been dropping increasingly heavy hints lately that he'll have no choice but to cooperate with prosecutors if someone (hint, hint) doesn't pay for his legal defense, which the Trump family had been kind enough to contribute to - until recently.
Cohen's decision to hire Davis and to speak publicly about the seemingly inevitable charges against him represent a huge shift in the narrative of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
'Yeah, but I think this is new, saying no, after the Horowitz report, ' Giuliani said.
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Speaking on Sunday, Giuliani seemed unfazed by the recent developments - noting that Cohen "should cooperate with the government".
The letter, obtained by the Associated Press, underscores the intense effort by Trump's legal team over the a year ago to tarnish Comey's reputation and pit the president's word against that of the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
Stephanopoulos said he asked Cohen repeatedly if he was considering cooperating with prosecutors in their investigation.
He said that the president would not agree to be interviewed as part of the Mueller probe unless the special counsel "can satisfy us that there's some basis for this investigation".
'We would not recommend an interview for the President unless they can satisfy us that there is some basis for this investigation, ' Giuliani said.
Sources close to Cohen have slowly begun telling the media that the president's former attorney is ready to flip on his ex-boss.
These sources would not comment on whether Cohen's attorney, Guy Petrillo, has been meeting with prosecutors in NY and referred inquiries about any potential case to Petrillo.
Cohen, in the interview, also specifically raised the point that he believes the intelligence communities over Trump.