(POLITICO) An exasperated Rudy Giuliani on Monday jabbed CNN’s Soledad O’Brien about whether he was “debating with the president’s campaign” as she was interviewing him about the administration’s handling of the attack in Benghazi on “Starting Point.”
“Man, the defensive — am I debating with the president’s campaign?” Giuliani said. “I mean, the defense of the president is overwhelming.”
Giuliani’s exchange with O’Brien, among other panel members, came in the context of a discussion about Libya. The former New York City mayor charged that the Obama campaign was engaging in a “cover-up” regarding the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last month. When O’Brien, asking for transcripts, challenged Giuliani on the statements he was attributing to President Barack Obama, Giuliani fired back.
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