“In the questioning of Manafort, they did tell them at the time that they believed he was lying about certain things related to us that he’s not lying about,” Giuliani told CNN.
Giuliani said he is not sure this information will show up in the special counsel’s Friday filing.
Giuliani, who received this information from Manafort’s attorneys, accused Mueller’s team of crossing the line by trying to force Manafort to say Trump knew about the meeting.
“They repeated that conduct over and over and over again which gives us a clear indication of what they want him to say in order to get him out of solitary confinement. I find that abominable,” said Giuliani.
Giuliani said he only has limited insight into what Manafort told Mueller. Manafort’s lawyers only share with Trump’s team information that relates to the President.
The special counsel’s office declined to comment on Giuliani’s assertions.
Manafort’s attorneys did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
UPDATE: This story has been updated with the special counsel’s office declining to comment.