Trump's legal team to guest host Hannity's radio show

Trump's legal team to guest host Hannity's radio show
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Sean Hannity said Friday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham: America must 'accept the pain that comes in standing up to China' Weld 'thrilled' more Republicans are challenging Trump New data challenges Trump's economic narrative MORE’s attorneys Jay Sekulow and Rudy Giuliani would be guest hosting his syndicated radio show.

The Fox News host made the announcement from his Twitter account, linking to a story quoting Sekulow as saying there is an “unprecedented level of corruption” in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony MORE’s probe into Russia's election interference.

In addition to his prime-time, self-titled Fox News program, Hannity, a longtime and staunch Trump ally, hosts a three-hour-long radio show on weekdays syndicated by Premiere Networks.


He has frequently had both Sekulow and Giuliani as guests on his Fox News program.

The appearance comes after Giuliani said on Wednesday that Trump's legal team would send later that day a counteroffer to Mueller for a potential interview with the president.

Mueller has been pushing for a sit-down with Trump as part of his investigation. Trump has indicated that he would be willing to be deposed by the special counsel, but that he would defer to his lawyers.

His attorneys, particularly Giuliani, have warned Trump against an interview. Giuliani has previously said that such a meeting would be a "perjury trap."

Sekulow, who has represented Trump since last year, also hosts a radio show for the American Center for Law and Justice, where he works as chief counsel. Giuliani was a guest on the program on Wednesday.

Trump and Hannity are known to be friendly, and the president has often praised the Fox News personality by name.

Trump touted Fox News during a rally in Ohio last week, bragging about the network's ratings compared to cable competitors.