Chuck Todd presses Giuliani on whether Trump is 'truthful'

Chuck Todd presses Giuliani on whether Trump is 'truthful'
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NBC host Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddCoronavirus Report: The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Dr. Tom Inglesby Gottlieb calls for CDC to have 'elevated' role in coronavirus fight Navarro: CDC 'really let the country down with the testing' MORE on Sunday pressed President TrumpDonald John TrumpMulvaney: 'We've overreacted a little bit' to coronavirus Former CBS News president: Most major cable news outlets 'unrelentingly liberal' in 'fear and loathing' of Trump An old man like me should be made more vulnerable to death by COVID-19 MORE's personal attorney, Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiSunday shows preview: States begin to reopen even as some areas in US see case counts increase Moussaoui says he now renounces terrorism, bin Laden Democrats launch probe into Trump's firing of State Department watchdog, Pompeo MORE, over whether he believes Trump is "truthful."

"Do you represent the most truthful client you've ever had in Donald Trump?" Todd asked Giuliani during an interview Sunday on "Meet the Press."


"I represent probably the most important client I've ever had with regard to the future of the United States, yes, because he’s been a great president," Giuliani responded.

Todd then asked a second time whether Giuliani believes the president to be truthful.

"I believe he's truthful, yeah, as much as he can be in a world in which every single word you say is picked apart," he said.

Todd's questioning came after last week's release of 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's report, which detailed several cases in which Trump or his allies misled the public.

A poll released by Quinnipiac University early last month found that more than six in 10 American voters polled say Trump is not an honest person. 

The poll, found that 65 percent of respondents said they believe Trump is dishonest, a new high, while just 30 percent said that they thought the president is honest.