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Trump Was ‘Completely Cleared’ by Michael Cohen’s Testimony That Implicated President, Rudy Giuliani Claims From Golf Cart

President Donald Trump’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen implicated him in a federal crime on Tuesday, but according to the president’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani—who was at a Trump golf course in Scotland Thursday—Cohen has “completely cleared” the president.

Giuliani, sitting in a golf cart and wearing a Trump Scotland cap, was asked by Sky News if it is inevitable that Trump will be impeached, since his former lawyer Cohen pleaded guilty to eight criminal counts and his onetime campaign manager Paul Manafort was convicted on eight fraud charges.

“Hardly,” Giuliani replied from Balmedie. “I think it’s inevitable that he won’t.”

He continued: “President Trump is completely cleared. You have this Cohen guy, he doesn't know anything about Russian collusion, he doesn't know anything about obstruction, he's a massive liar. If anything, it’s turned very much in the president’s favor.”

Giuliani said that impeaching Trump “would be totally horrible” and that there was “no reason” to do so.

“He didn’t collude with the Russians. He didn’t obstruct justice. Everything Cohen says has been disproved,” Giuliani said.

In his testimony, Cohen directly implicated the president in campaign finance law violations, claiming that he made payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels—whose real name is Stephanie Clifford—and former Playboy model Karen McDougal to keep them quiet on alleged affairs, at the direction of Trump.

Cohen pleaded guilty to one count of making an excessive campaign contribution at the request of a candidate or campaign, one count of an unlawful corporate campaign contribution from June 2016 to October 2016, one count of making false statements to influence lending and five counts of tax evasion.

Still, from the golf course, Giuliani said: "You could only impeach him for political reasons and the American people would revolt against that.”

Rudy Giuliani, Michael Cohen, Donald Trump Former New York City Mayors Michael Bloomberg and Rudolph Giuliani attend the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation Golf Classic at Trump National Golf Club on July 14, 2008, in Briarcliff Manor, New York. Giuliani was at President Donald Trump's golf course in Scotland two days after Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen directly implicated him in a federal crime. Rick Odell/Getty Images

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