CBS's Brennan presses Giuliani on 'contradictory' positions on Mueller's investigation

CBS's "Face the Nation" host Margaret Brennan on Sunday pressed President TrumpDonald John TrumpChelsea Clinton announces birth of third child Ukrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Trump attacks 'the Squad' as 'racist group of troublemakers' MORE's personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiGiuliani warns Epstein case could 'implicate a lot of people' Ukrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Giuliani lays out Trump's strategy against Mueller MORE over what she called "contradictory" positions on special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerThis week: Mueller dominates chaotic week on Capitol Hill Top Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction MORE's investigation.

With Giuliani appearing on "Face the Nation" for an interview Sunday, Brennan said he was "impugning their credibility" while also "accepting and supporting their conclusions" in reference to Mueller's team, which investigated Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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"That’s a bit contradictory," she said. "You’re accusing them of bias but you agree with their conclusions."

Giuliani, who denied that his positions were contradictory, has accused members on Mueller's team of being "sneaky, unethical leakers" and "rabid Democrats who hate the president of the United States." He added Sunday that the "Mueller group has been leaking all along."

Giuliani has also praised the conclusions of the special counsel's investigation that Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrUkrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Will Democrats be up to the task of publicly interviewing Mueller? A question for Robert Mueller MORE summarized last month in a letter to lawmakers. Barr said Mueller determined that the Trump campaign did not conspire with Russia ahead of the 2016 presidential election. 

Giuliani said Sunday on "Face the Nation" that he accepted the conclusions "because there is nothing there."

"And they tried to make things up," he claimed. "They put so much pressure on people, keeping them in solid confinement.