Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sparred with MSNBC host Jonathan Capehart during a wide-ranging interview Saturday.
Capehart, who was hosting “AM Joy,” spoke with President Donald Trump’s personal attorney about his involvement with Ukrainian member of parliament Andrii Derkach, who was sanctioned last week and named as a Russian agent. (RELATED: ‘They’re Gonna Get Shot’: Rudy Giuliani Blasts De Blasio’s Plan To ‘Take The Community Back’ Without Police)
“So why were you working with a Russian agent to interfere with the 2020 election?” Capehart began the interview.
Giuliani argued that he wasn’t “working with a Russian agent,” saying that he had been interviewing Derkach and that he was not aware that he was a Russian agent. Giuliani also noted the report he filed subsequent to the three interviews he did with Derkach had gone to the State Department five months prior to the Treasury Department announcing sanctions against him.
Giuliani went on to say that Derkach had been helpful in shedding light on foreign aid funds that had been previously unaccounted for, drawing a line from the missing funds to George Soros.
Capehart attempted to interrupt several times and change the direction of