Rudy Giuliani was just on Jay Sekulow’s radio show, saying that Trump’s legal team has responded to Mueller regarding the interview, and that this should all be over by September 1st:
Breaking: Rudy Giuliani says Trump's legal team has responded to Mueller for an interview.— 𝕁𝕒𝕤𝕠𝕟 𝕂. 𝕄𝕠𝕣𝕣𝕖𝕝𝕝 (@CNNJason) August 8, 2018
On a radio show, he just said:
"We have now given him an answer... We do not want to run into the November elections. So back up from that, this should be over by September 1st."
Giuliani: "This should be over with by Sept. 1. We have now given him an answer. Obviously he should take a few days to consider it. ... If there’s going to be an interview, let’s have it. If there’s not going to be an interview, then let him write his report.”— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) August 8, 2018
Giuliani also reportedly said the Mueller probe would be over soon:
Sekulow, with Giuliani literally on the phone with him: "I think [the Mueller probe] will end soon. I never give dates. Some of my colleagues give dates."— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) August 8, 2018
Giuliani, minutes later, says the probe should be finished by Sept. 1.
According to ABC News, Giuliani did say doing the interview was Trump’s decision.
Here’s a statement from Giuliani and Sekulow:
We’ll update when we get more…