Even after new details came out last year about Trump's role in the project, Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani falsely told CNN's Dana Bash that Trump had not signed a letter of intent, when he had.
According to the Mueller report, "the Trump Organization had been pursuing a licensing deal for a skyscraper to be built in Russia called Trump Tower Moscow."
The report notes that not only was Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pursuing a Moscow deal in Trump's name, but that candidate Trump was receiving updates about the project. "Trump told Cohen that Trump Tower Moscow was not a deal yet," the report reads, "and said, 'Why mention it if it is not a deal?"
In his written answers to the special counsel's team, Trump said he had "few" talks with Cohen about the deal, and said he recalled the conversations as being "brief, and they were not memorable