Rudy Giuliani: 'Cohen’s perjury about seeking a WH job is proven by his own words'

Rudy Giuliani: 'Cohen’s perjury about seeking a WH job is proven by his own words'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report MORE's attorney Rudy Giuliani called on the Special Counsel's Office headed by Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSpeier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump Gowdy: I '100 percent' still believe public congressional hearings are 'a circus' Comey: Mueller 'didn't succeed in his mission because there was inadequate transparency' MORE to prosecute Michael Cohen for perjury on Friday after Cohen testified to Congress that he had not sought a job at the White House.

In testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Cohen was questioned about whether he had pursued a job with the Trump White House as Republicans sought to paint him as disgruntled after failing to join the administration.

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Cohen asserted in his testimony Wednesday that he never pursued a White House job. 

“I didn’t want to go to the White House,” Cohen told Congress.

"I was extremely proud to be the personal attorney for the president of the United States of America. I did not want to go to the White House. I was offered jobs," he added.

But in a tweet, Giuliani, the former New York City mayor, pointed to a video clip of Cohen speaking to CNN's Chris Cuomo about his willingness to join the Trump administration in the days following the 2016 election.

Cohen tells Cuomo in the clip that he would "100 percent" join the White House if Trump asked him to serve in the administration while noting that he had not been asked.

"Mueller prosecuted General Flynn for a false statement when the FBI thought he was telling the truth. Well Cohen’s perjury about seeking a WH job is proven by his own words. Must be prosecuted?" Giuliani tweeted.

The video has been pointed to by Trump's son Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Washington braces for public impeachment hearings Donald Trump Jr. writes about Trump family 'sacrifices' during trip to Arlington National Cemetery: book Trump denies knowing lobbyist who boasted of inside access to administration MORE and other allies of the president as proof of Cohen's attempts to secure a position as White House chief of staff in the months leading up to Trump's inauguration in 2017.

“Michael was lobbying EVERYONE to be ‘Chief of Staff.’ It was the biggest joke in the campaign and around the office. Did he just perjure himself again?” he tweeted Wednesday.

"Nailed it," Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump Jr. visit to 'The View' boosts ratings to highest in six months Sean Spicer eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars' Trump Jr.: How can Dems beat Trump if they can't boot Sean Spicer from DWTS? MORE added. "It really was the biggest joke of the entire transition. The beginning of his bitterness was when he realized that was never going to happen."