Tag Archives: Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani: The US Is “Going To Overthrow” Iran

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Saturday said that U.S. sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that could lead to a “successful revolution,” contrasting with administration comments that government change in Tehran is not U.S. policy. “I don’t know when we’re going to overthrow them,” said Giuliani, who spoke in his own capacity though ...

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Giuliani: I’m Not Worried About A Manafort Plea Deal

Politico reports: The prospect of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort cutting a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller’s office to avoid a second criminal trial set to open next week doesn’t concern President Donald Trump or his legal team, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told POLITICO. “We can see a reason why he might want to do that. What’s ...

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Giuliani Dares Bob Woodward To Release WH Tapes

The Daily Beast reports: Noticeably annoyed with the book and his cameos in it, Giuliani said: “I know [Woodward is] a D.C. god but he has a history of sloppy [journalism to] make money… I’m tired of it.” The former New York mayor called for the release, specifically, of the “ones talking about me”—of tapes of interviews said to have ...

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Giuliani Blasts “Disloyal” White House Staffers Quoted In Woodward’s Book: Why Don’t They Get Another Job?

The infighting about this book will be unending: President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday said that White House staffers quoted as ripping the president in veteran journalist Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book should “go get another job.” “If they said it, they should be questioning why they are there,” Giuliani told CNBC in an interview. “Why don’t they go ...

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Giuliani: Trump Will Block Release Of Mueller’s Report

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump‘s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said he’s “sure” the White House will invoke executive privilege to stop the release of parts of Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s report on the Russia investigation. In a massive profile in the New Yorker, Giuliani made the stunning revelation to Jeffrey Toobin. Toobin noted that at the end of the investigation, “Mueller ...

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Giuliani Preps Report To Delegitimize Mueller Probe

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump’s legal team is crafting a “counter-report” that will seek to delegitimize Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling and present countervailing arguments. Trump’s personal attorney, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, told The Daily Beast in an interview on Thursday that part of his report would examine whether the “initiation of ...

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Giuliani Slams Romania’s Anti-Corruption Reforms In Letter To Their President, Was Paid By Lobbyists For It

The New York Times reports: Romania, long considered one of the most corrupt states in the European Union, has made energetic efforts to root out graft, with high-profile lawmakers caught in the cross hairs and concerns about the rule of law prompting rallies attended by tens and sometimes hundreds of thousands of protesters. Now, unexpectedly, Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s ...

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Rudy Giuliani: No, Flipping Should Not Be Illegal

The New York Daily News reports: When it comes to flipping, Rudy Giuliani won’t budge. The former federal prosecutor — famous for coaxing New York mobsters into spilling the beans on their bosses — took a jab at President Trump on Friday over his claim that the longstanding legal tactic of “flipping” ought to be “outlawed.” “The President is not ...

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Giuliani: Trump Asked About Pardoning Paul Manafort Weeks Ago, Was Advised Against Doing So For Now

The Washington Post reports: President Trump asked his lawyers several weeks ago for their advice on the possibility of pardoning his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, his lawyer said Thursday. The subject of pardoning Manafort came up as he faced multiple charges of bank fraud and tax evasion in an Alexandria court and the president was expressing his anger at ...

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Giuliani Demands DOJ Indictment For Hillary Clinton

Mediaite reports: Despite all the legal problems this week for President Trump and old members of his inner circle, Rudy Giuliani is apparently doing his best to make sure #LockHerUp is still a thing. The former mayor-turned-Trump lawyer is back on Twitter and demanding that the Department of Justice hurry up and bring an indictment against Hillary Clinton. Specifically, he ...

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CNN Host John Berman: It’s Not Monday, Water Isn’t Wet, The Sky Is Not Blue, And Truth Isn’t Truth [VIDEO]

“I’m declaring it is not Monday, and it’s not because I say it’s not. I’m giving myself this new presidential power that Rudy Giuliani just created yesterday. Monday isn’t Monday. The sky is not blue. Water isn’t wet. And truth is not truth. The President’s lawyer actually declared this in the latest edition to the ‘Things Said Out Loud’ file. ...

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John Oliver Tees Off On “Truth Isn’t Truth” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: According to Last Week Tonight host John Oliver, the “one-man legal improv troupe” sat down with host Chuck Todd and “came with a rationale for his boss’ refusal to sit down with [Robert] Mueller that is, even by Giuliani standards, very Giuliani.” The longtime Trump consigliere exclaimed, “Truth isn’t truth! Don’t do this to me!” “Don’t ...

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WUT: Rudy Giuliani Declares “Truth Isn’t Truth” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: “Truth isn’t truth,” Rudy Giuliani told Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday morning. Giuliani, speaking as a lawyer for President Donald Trump, was trying to clarify why the president should not testify for special counsel Robert Mueller for fear of being trapped into a lie that could lead to a perjury charge. “When you tell ...

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Giuliani: The McGahn Leak Proves Mueller Is Panicking

From the far-right Washington Times: Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani suggested Saturday that investigators with the special counsel’s office are “panicking” by leaking information about White House counsel Donald McGahn’s cooperation in an effort to prod the president into testifying. “I think the best analysis would be that the Mueller team is panicking, they know they don’t have a case, there ...

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Giuliani: Obstruction Requires An Extreme Action Such As Trump Putting A Gun To Someone’s Head [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that if the President sits down for questioning by special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump will say he never discussed easing up on a probe of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn with former FBI Director James Comey. “There was no conversation about Michael Flynn. The President didn’t find ...

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Giuliani On Trump Testifying Under Oath: “You Think We’re Fools? We’re Not Going To Do That” [VIDEO]

The Week reports: If you took a shot every time Rudy Giuliani said the word “illegitimate” during his appearance on Fox News Wednesday night, your liver has my sympathies. During a conversation with Sean Hannity, President Trump’s personal lawyer called Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and potential obstruction of justice by Trump ...

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Trump’s Lawyers Reject Mueller’s Interview Conditions

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s lawyers rejected the special counsel’s latest terms for an interview in the Russia investigation, countering on Wednesday with an offer that suggested a narrow path for answering questions, people familiar with the matter said. The president’s lead lawyer in the case, Rudolph W. Giuliani, noted the documents that the White House has already ...

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Giuliani: We Won’t Answer Obstruction Questions

The Washington Post reports: Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s lead attorney for the ongoing special counsel investigation, said Monday that Trump’s legal team is planning to send a letter to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III this week that will largely rebuff Mueller’s latest offer of a presidential interview that would include questions about possible obstruction of justice. “We have ...

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Rudy Giuliani Lies About Murders In Chicago

CBS News reports: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani weighed in on a bloody weekend in Chicago, in a mistake-laden tweetstorm, blaming the city’s Democratic elected leaders, and claiming former police superintendent and current mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy “can do a lot better.” In a series of four tweets overnight, Giuliani twice mistakenly referred to McCarthy as “Jerry,” twice misspelled ...

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Giuliani Shrugs Off Trump’s Demand That Sessions End Mueller Probe: Trump Very Carefully Said “Should”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump said Wednesday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should terminate the investigation into Russian election interference “right now,” and called the prosecution of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort “a hoax.” But in an interview Wednesday, two of Trump’s lawyers said Trump was not ordering Sessions to take any specific action. “The president has issued ...

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