In a statement issued by Sekulow and appearing in news reports, Trump said “Rudy is great” and has been in his friend “for a long time and wants to get this matter quickly resolved for the good of the country.”

According to Sekulow’s statement, Giuliani said it is “an honor to be a part of such an important legal team, and I look forward to not only working with the President but with Jay, Ty, and their colleagues.”