Giuliani indicates Trump Tower Moscow discussions took place up until November 2016

Rudy Giuliani indicated Sunday that President Trump's former longtime attorney, Michael Cohen, may have pursued discussions about a possible Trump Tower Moscow development up to November 2016.

"According to the answer that he gave, it would have covered all the way up to November of 2016," Giuliani said on ABC's "This Week," apparently referring to President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet was 'racist, just plain and simple' Beats by Dre announces deal with Bubba Wallace, defends him after Trump remarks Overnight Defense: DOD reportedly eyeing Confederate flag ban | House military spending bill blocks wall funding MORE's written answers to special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE regarding the deal.

Cohen last month pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about plans to build a Trump property in Moscow, plans he initially said were scrapped in January 2016, but actually continued well into the presidential campaign according to his confession.

Giuliani has previously indicated that Trump's account of the Moscow Trump Tower negotiations aligned with Cohen's, but did not reveal specifics about timing.

"Until you actually sit down and answer the questions and you go back and you look at the papers … you’re not going to know what happened," Giuliani said when pressed on ABC.

"That’s why lawyers prepare for those answers," he added.

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Cohen last week was sentenced to three years in prison stemming from federal charges of tax fraud and bank fraud, and campaign finance violations he said he committed at Trump's direction when he directed payments to two women who alleged they had affairs with the president.

Trump has denied directing Cohen to break the law.

Giuliani, who is representing Trump in the Russia investigation, addressed other questions that have reportedly been of interest to special counsel Robert Mueller's team. 

He said he does not believe Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneSunday shows preview: Lawmakers to address alarming spike in coronavirus cases Judge gives Stone an extra 14 days to report to prison DOJ denies giving Stone special treatment over prison sentence delay MORE gave Trump a heads-up during the 2016 campaign about hacked emails being released by WikiLeaks, but that even if he had it would not be a crime.

"I don’t believe so," Giuliani said. "But again, If Roger Stone gave anybody a heads-up about WikiLeaks leaks, that’s not a crime. It would be like giving him a heads-up that the Times is going to print something."

Mueller has reportedly zeroed in on potential contacts between Stone, an ally of Trump's, and WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign. Stone has denied he knew of WikiLeaks's planned leak of hacked materials ahead of time.

Giuliani additionally addressed whether the president was aware of a summer 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between members of his campaign and a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: QAnon scores wins, creating GOP problem | Supreme Court upholds regulation banning robocalls to cellphones | Foreign hackers take aim at homebound Americans | Uber acquires Postmates The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's job approval erodes among groups that powered his 2016 victory Gallup: Trump's job approval rating erodes among key groups MORE

"That is definitely he didn’t know about it," Giuliani said. "And I think that’s consistent testimony."