Trump says legal newbie Giuliani will ‘get his facts straight’

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President Trump on Friday said that Rudy Giuliani — whom he hired on April 19 to lead his legal team in the Russia probe — “started yesterday” and that eventually “he’ll get his facts straight.”

Speaking before his trip to Dallas to address the NRA, the president defended the combative former mayor, who spilled the beans Wednesday on Trump’s hush money payoff to porn queen Stormy Daniels.

“I’ll tell you what. Rudy is a great guy. But he just started a day ago. But he really has his heart into it. And he’s going to be issuing a statement too. But he’s a great guy,” the president said, apparently referring to a statement from Giuliani clarifying his comments about Trump reimbursing his lawyer Michael Cohen for paying Daniels.

“Virtually everything he said has been said incorrectly and it has been said wrong or it has been covered wrong by the press,” Trump said in another apparent slap at Giuliani.

Trump — who had denied knowing about the payment last month — also argued that the administration had not changed its story following Giuliani’s bombshell revelation on Sean Hannity’s TV show on Wednesday.

“We’re not changing any stories. All I’m telling you is that this country is running so smooth right now, and to be bringing up that kind of crap, and to be bringing up witch hunts all the time, that’s all you want to talk about,” Trump told the reporter who had asked him on April 5 on Air Force One whether he was aware of the payment to Daniels.

“No,” the president replied then.

Asked about the clear contradiction, the president said, “Excuse me, you take a look at what I said. You go back and take a look, you’ll see what I said,” without elaborating.

Trump’s criticism came a day after Giuliani insisted that he and the commander in chief were on the same page.

“You won’t see daylight between me and the president,” he declared.

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