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 TrumpTrump: 'I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons' Rocket attack hits Baghdad's Green Zone amid escalating tensions: reports Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care' MORE's personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiDe Blasio pitches himself as tough New Yorker who can take on 'Don the con' Giuliani says Trump is 'doing the right thing' by resisting congressional subpoenas Giuliani strikes back at Comey: 'No one really respects him' MORE over what she called "contradictory" positions on special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe 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.


"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 BarrClash with Trump marks latest break with GOP leaders for Justin Amash Schiff: Impeachment proceedings could be 'tool' to get information, evidence Trump fires back at 'loser' GOP lawmaker who said he'd engaged in 'impeachable conduct' 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.