Giuliani says Trump signing letter of intent for Moscow tower is meaningless

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump mocks wind power: 'When the wind doesn't blow, just turn off the television' Pentagon investigator probing whether acting chief boosted former employer Boeing Trump blasts McCain, bemoans not getting 'thank you' for funeral MORE's attorney Rudy Giuliani dismissed the significance of a new report that Trump signed a letter of intent in 2015 that preceded negotiations for a Trump property in Moscow. 

“That was the end of it,” Giuliani told the New York Daily News. “It means nothing but an expression of interest that means very little unless it goes to a contract, and it never did.”

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Giuliani also described the news as "bulls---" in an interview with the newspaper only hours after CNN's Chris Cuomo displayed a copy of the letter of intent on his nightly news program on Tuesday. 
 
The letter, which was dated Oct. 28, 2015, and signed by Trump, pertains to negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. The project has come under scrutiny since the president's former lawyer Michael Cohen admitted last month that he lied to Congress about discussions revolving around the project. 
 
The document, which is nonbinding, is also signed by the owner of the Russian firm that would have developed the property. 
 
Giuliani, Trump's attorney in the Russia investigation, said to the Daily News that Trump's legal team has already handed over the letter to special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE
 
The news revealed on Tuesday directly contradicted statements Giuliani made on Sunday, when he told CNN that "there was a letter of intent to go forward, but no one signed it."
 
Giuliani later insisted to the Daily News that he did not misspeak, saying, “I don’t think I said nobody signed it."
 
“How could you send it but nobody signed it?” Giuliani asked. 
 
Trump's team has denied any wrongdoing in the potential Moscow development. Cohen in November pleaded guilty to making false statements to Congress about plans to build a Trump property in Moscow. Last week, he was sentenced to three years in federal prison for a series of crimes he committed while working for Trump.

Giuliani indicated Sunday that Cohen may have pursued discussions up to November 2016.