White House, OMB say no calls between Giuliani and budget office

The White House and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) are pushing back on recently revealed phone records indicating contacts between Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiDemocrats file brief against Trump, 'the Framers' worst nightmare' Trump lawyers attack House impeachment as 'brazen and unlawful' effort to overturn 2016 results Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for Senate impeachment trial MORE and OMB, with administration officials saying President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's newest Russia adviser, Andrew Peek, leaves post: report Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss Trump rips New York City sea wall: 'Costly, foolish' and 'environmentally unfriendly idea' MORE's personal attorney never spoke with anyone there.

An OMB spokesperson told The Hill in an email on Friday that no one from the office has spoken with Giuliani.

A presidential spokesperson told RealClearPolitics on Thursday that “no one from OMB has talked to Giuliani.”


The House Intelligence Committee released phone records this week as part of their impeachment report which showed that on Aug. 8 an "OMB Number" dialed Giuliani for a nearly 13-minute call.

Giuliani told CNN in a text message on Wednesday that he doesn't “remember calling OMB and not about military aid never knew anything about it.”

Giuliani also said in a tweet earlier this week that the fact he had made calls to the White House "does not establish any specific topic."

"Remember, I’m the President’s attorney," he added.

The call logs were a piece of new information in the impeachment inquiry report, which alleges that Trump “placed his personal political interests above the national interests of the United States, sought to undermine the integrity of the U.S. presidential election process, and endangered U.S. national security.”

Trump and Giuliani's dealings with Ukraine have been the focus of the impeachment probe as Democrats allege the White House pressured the Ukrainian president to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden alleges Sanders campaign 'doctored video' to attack him on Social Security record Sanders campaign responds to Biden doctored video claims: Biden should 'stop trying to doctor' public record Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger pens op-ed in defense of Biden: 'I stuttered once, too. I dare you to mock me' MORE and his son Hunter Biden in order to receive military aid and a possible meeting with Trump at the White House.

Both Trump and Giuliani have denied any wrongdoing.

Updated at 11:39 a.m.