Tag Archives: Rudy Giuliani

BOOK: Trump Wanted Rudy Giuliani For SCOTUS

Law & Crime reports: Neil Gorsuch‘s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court may be one of President Donald Trump‘s early victories during his first year in office, but according to the new book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, Trump originally had someone very different in mind for the job. While Gorsuch’s qualifications were acknowledged even by his ...

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REPORT: Trump Mulls Replacing Sessions With Giuliani

Axios reports: President Trump is so unhappy with Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he has raised the possibility of bringing back Rudolph Giuliani to head the Justice Department, according to West Wing confidants. In internal conversations, Trump has recently pondered the idea of nominating Giuliani, a stalwart of his campaign. Even before last week’s blast at Sessions in a New ...

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Giuliani: Chuck Todd’s Pushback Against “Alternative Facts” Just Proves Anti-Trump Media Bias [VIDEO]

Via Politico: The media simply does not like President Donald Trump, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Monday morning, and he would be much more comfortable if they simply admitted it. Shown a clip of counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway’s confrontational appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” over the weekend, Giuliani suggested that the anchor of that show, ...

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Giuliani: I Turned Down Two Cabinet-Level Offers (Because I Didn’t Get The Secretary Of State Gig)

Politico reports: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who had lobbied publicly to be Donald Trump’s secretary of state, said Tuesday that the president-elect offered him two “Cabinet-level positions” in government that he turned down because he “didn’t want to do it.” He declined to name the positions but acknowledged to CNN’s Chris Cuomo that those two “very high” ...

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Rudy Giuliani Drops Bid To Become Secretary Of State

CBS News reports: Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has removed himself from consideration for the position of secretary of state, according to a statement from President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team. The statement says that Giuliani told Mr. Trump on November 29th that he no longer wanted to run the State Department. Giuliani, a close and unequivocating Trump ally, ...

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Trump Narrows Secretary Of State Field To Four In Celebrity Apprentice: White House Elimination Round

The Hill reports: President-elect Donald Trump has narrowed the field of contenders for secretary of State to four candidates, his transition team said today. Spokesman Jason Miller confirmed that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) are still under consideration. Miller would not reveal the names of the other two contenders, but ...

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REPORT: Trump Spent Thanksgiving Asking Dinner Guests If He Should Pick Mitt Romney Or Rudy Giuliani

The New York Post reports: The talk at Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving dinner at his Florida club was all about if he should pick Mitt Romney or Rudy Giuliani for secretary of state. The president-elect held court on Thursday at his Palm Beach, Fla., Mar-a-Lago club at a large table with family members including wife Melania and sons Eric and Barron. ...

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New York Times: Trump Loves To Stoke The Drama Of His Selection Process And Force All To Kiss His Ring

It really has become The Apprentice: White House Edition. The New York Times reports: Donald J. Trump sits high in Trump Tower in New York, spending hours on the phone with friends, television personalities and donors to ask if they know people to recommend for his cabinet. He joins a daily morning transition meeting with his family and staff, but ...

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AP: Giuliani Poised To Be Named Secretary Of State

The Associated Press reports: Rudy Giuliani is the favorite to be secretary of state in Donald Trump’s administration. That’s according to a senior Trump official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the source isn’t authorized to speak on the record. The official says there’s no real competition for the job and that it’s the former New York mayor’s ...

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Trump’s Fantasy Cabinet: Secretary Of State Gingrich, Attorney General Giuliani, Defense Secretary Flynn

NBC News reports: Donald Trump’s cabinet-in-waiting is taking shape in the final days of the race, as aides eye a number of Trump loyalists for major posts should he win on Tuesday. Among the names being considered, according to conversations with three campaign advisers who requested anonymity to speak freely: Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of ...

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Don Lemon: How Did Giuliani Know About James Comey’s Senate Letter Two Days In Advance? [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Mr. Mayor has been going to bat for his longtime pal Donald Trump in just about every conceivable media arena, and recently seemed to slip in a bit of surprising information to Martha MacCallum of Fox News. At the conclusion of an interview on October 26 about the presidential election, Giuliani (while speaking about FBI Director Jim Comey) ...

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Giuliani To Hannity: Obama Should Promise Not To Pardon Hillary “Whether She’s Elected Or Not” [VIDEO]

Via Politico: President Barack Obama should promise the American people that he will not offer a pardon to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for any crime she might be charged with, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Thursday night, “whether she’s elected or not.” Giuliani, a former U.S. attorney and associate attorney general, appeared on Fox News’s “Hannity” Thursday ...

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Giuliani: Comey Must Know Something Very Serious

Via Mediaite: Just three days after FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to lawmakers indicating that the investigation into Hillary Clinton‘s use of a private email server would essentially be reopened, Mr. Mayor aggressively speculated that Comey must be privy to serious information. Giuliani made his remarks during a radio hit on The Joe Piscopo Show on AM 970 ...

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Chris Cuomo Blasts Rudy Giuliani: You’re In Trumpland And Your Facts Are All Over The Place [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps just one of this morning’s fiery exchanges: “I mean Rudy! I have looked up to you my entire life because you’re so accurate,” said Cuomo as the exchange got heated. “And all of a sudden you’re in Trumpland, and the facts are all over the place.” As Giuliani dug deeper into the rabbit hole to make his case, ...

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Giuliani: I See Hillary In An Orange Jumpsuit [AUDIO]

CNN reports: Former New York mayor and top Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that when he looks at Hillary Clinton, he sees her “in an orange jumpsuit.” Giuliani was asked by host Dom Giordano on 1210 WPHT Philadelphia radio about his experience attending the Alfred E. Smith dinner last Thursday, where Clinton and Trump both gave speeches. In her ...

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Giuliani: Hillary Lies About Being There On 9/11

Via Raw Story: Rudy Giuliani told a bald-faced lie to accuse Hillary Clinton of lying about her response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The former New York City mayor delivered the whopper Wednesday afternoon while introducing Donald Trump at a rally in Ocala, Florida. “Don’t tell me if you said that you remember Sept. 11, 2001,” Giuliani said. “I remember ...

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Stammering Giuliani Flails On #Pussygate, Says Words And Actions Are Two Different Things [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani struggled to defend Donald Trump against suggestions of sexual harassment and assault during a series of uncomfortable interviews Sunday morning, amid the uproar over a 2005 video in which Trump made lewd comments and suggested he could grab women against their will because he is a celebrity. “You’re saying ...

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Jake Tapper Roasts Giuliani On Trump’s Taxes [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Sunday morning’s political chat circuit saw the beginning of fallout from the New York Times‘ bombshell report on a leaked tax document that shows Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump may not have paid any federal income tax over a period of as much as 18 years. On CNN’s State of the Union, Trump campaign surrogate Rudy Giuliani took ...

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Bill Maher Eviscerates Trump’s Surrogates [VIDEO]

You’ll enjoy this. Esquire recaps: “If you think you hate the establishment now,” Bill Maher cautioned viewers Friday night, “Wait until [Donald Trump] wins and the Trump surrogates—that basket of inexplicables he sends out every day to speak for him—become the establishment.” Maher then launched into an epic evisceration of people like Omarosa Manigault, Chris Christie, and Rudy Giuliani. Why ...

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Giuliani: Hillary’s Too Stupid To Be President [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Hillary Clinton’s decision to stand by her husband and attack former White House intern Monica Lewinsky when news of a sexual relationship between the two broke in 1998 prove that the former secretary of state is “too stupid to be president,” Rudy Giuliani said Monday night. The former New York City mayor made the remark, captured on video ...

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