Trump says he had lawyer Rudy Giuliani work on Ukraine because he is a great crime fighter

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he directed his private lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, to work on Ukraine because of his reputation as a "great crime fighter".

Amid scrutiny of Giuliani's role in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives, Trump spoke by phone to Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" program.

He said he wanted Giuliani involved to battle corruption in Ukraine.

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