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Robert Mueller trying ‘very very hard’ to frame Donald Trump: Giuliani

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WATCH: Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for President Donald Trump, accused special counsel Robert Mueller of trying to "frame" the president through the Russia probe both through who was brought into the investigative team and some of the indictments issued so far.

JERUSALEM – Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani says special counsel Robert Mueller‘s team is trying to frame President Trump.

Giuliani, who has been serving as Trump’s lawyer amid the Russia scandal, says Wednesday in Israel that Mueller’s team includes “13 highly partisan Democrats … (who) are trying very very hard to frame him to get him in trouble when he hasn’t done anything wrong.”

WATCH: Giuliani says Trump can probably pardon himself

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Giuliani: President can probably pardon himself

Speaking to the Globes capital market conference in Tel Aviv, Giuliani says Trump has the power to pardon himself but won’t because he is innocent.

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It was the latest in Giuliani’s often contradictory comments surrounding the probe into Russia’s potential meddling in U.S elections.

Giuliani has become a lightning rod during his tenure on Trump’s team, drawing the president’s ire for a series of scattershot interviews.