Tag Archives: Rudy Giuliani

Matt Gaetz: It’s “Weird” That Giuliani Went To Ukraine

Newsweek reports: Republican Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz offered several defenses of Rudy Giuliani visiting Ukraine this past week, saying that while it is “weird,” Americans should give him “the benefit of the doubt” because of his role after 9/11. Gaetz appeared on ABC News’ This Week on Sunday to produce a litany of defenses for President Donald Trump and Giuliani’s …

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White House Disputes Some Of Giuliani’s Call Logs

The New York Times reports: Trump administration officials, seeking to weaken Democrats’ case for impeachment, disputed on Thursday some of the details in the House Intelligence Committee’s report about calls between President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani and White House aides. As part of its portrait of Mr. Trump’s campaign of pressure on Ukraine, the committee’s report released this …

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Giuliani’s In Ukraine With Nutbag #QAnon Devotee

The Daily Beast reports: Rudy Giuliani has found a new ally in his globe-trotting attempts to fight President Trump’s impeachment, teaming up with a cable-news reporter and conspiracy-theory political cartoonist who has suggested that Hillary Clinton killed Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich and that Democrats eat people. In his quest to defend Trump and dig up dirt on his …

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Giuliani Threatens To Sue “Lazy Jerk” Fox News Host

“First of all, I don’t have any financial interests in Ukraine. None. Zero. That is a total lie of The New York Times, which he repeated. Number two, he didn’t have the energy, the common sense or the integrity to call me and ask me, where I could have told him I have no financial interest. “I think maybe I …

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Giuliani In Ukraine Today Seeking Dirt On Bidens

The New York Times reports: Even as Democrats intensified their scrutiny this week of Rudolph W. Giuliani’s role in the pressure campaign against the Ukrainian government that is at the heart of the impeachment inquiry, Mr. Giuliani has been in Europe continuing his efforts to shift the focus to purported wrongdoing by President Trump’s political rivals. Mr. Giuliani, the president’s …

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Giuliani Had Mystery Call With Federal Budget Office

NBC News reports: Who in the White House budget office called Rudy Giuliani on an August afternoon, and what did they have to talk about for 13 minutes? It’s unclear what legitimate purpose the president’s personal lawyer would have to speak at length with the White House Office of Management and Budget. But the revelation is likely to fuel arguments …

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Impeachment Report Shows Nunes Calls To Henchman

The Week reports: The Democrats’ House Intelligence Committee impeachment report is out and a familiar face makes an appearance among its contents. In one of the report’s only examples of brand new information, call logs showed Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the top ranking Republican on the committee, made contact with President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and his now-indicted associate, …

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Henchman: Give My Files To Impeachment Committees

ABC News reports: An attorney representing Rudy Giuliani’s indicted associate, Lev Parnas, asked that materials seized during his client’s arrest be released to the House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Joseph Bondy, the lawyer for Parnas, asked a federal court in Manhattan on Monday for an update on discovery in his client’s case, specifically referring to …

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More Charges “Likely” Against Giuliani’s Henchmen

Bloomberg News reports: The U.S is “likely” to bring additional charges in a case against Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of Rudy Giuliani who are accused of skirting campaign contribution limits as part of a plot to oust the American ambassador to Ukraine, a prosecutor said. Speaking in response to a question from U.S. District Judge Paul Oetken about …

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Fox Host: Trump Should Dump “Toxic Chump” Giuliani

“It turns out that the former mayor’s own personal business interests are wrapped up in all of this. To put it simply he’s been trying to enrich himself on the back of his relationship with President Trump. You know what, I’m just fed up with the lot of them. “Rudy Giuliani was a great mayor and a great leader but …

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Giuliani: “This Frame-Up Is Worse Than McCarthyism”

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani branded the impeachment inquiry worse than the McCarthyism of the 1950s and called it a “frame-up.” Giuliani is under scrutiny by federal prosecutors in part because of his activities in Ukraine. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has hit multiple Giuliani associates with subpoenas in recent weeks, The …

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Giuliani Sought $200K Payday From Ukraine Prosecutor

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudolph W. Giuliani, negotiated earlier this year to represent Ukraine’s top prosecutor for at least $200,000 during the same months that Giuliani was working with the prosecutor to dig up dirt on vice president Joe Biden, according to people familiar with the discussions. The people said that Giuliani began negotiations with Ukraine’s …

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Trump Denies Telling Giuliani To Go To Ukraine For Dirt

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump denied directing Rudy Giuliani to go to Ukraine to look for dirt on his political rivals, in an interview with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. “No, I didn’t direct him, but he is a warrior, he is a warrior,” Trump told O’Reilly in an interview streamed on the internet on Tuesday. Giuliani has said publicly …

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Giuliani Lobbied DOJ On Behalf Of Corrupt Oil Baron

The Washington Post reports: When Rudolph W. Giuliani went to Madrid in August to confer with a top aide to the Ukrainian president and press for political investigations sought by President Trump, he also met with a previously unidentified client with very different interests. While in Spain, Giuliani stayed at a historic estate belonging to Venezuelan energy executive Alejandro Betancourt …

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Federal Subpoenas Seek Info On Giuliani’s Business

The Wall Street Journal reports: Subpoenas issued to people with ties to President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and his associates indicate a broad federal investigation into possible money laundering, obstruction of justice and campaign-finance violations, and suggest that prosecutors are looking closely at the work of Mr. Giuliani himself, according to people familiar with the matter. Story is behind …

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Rudy Giuliani: “I Am A High-Functioning Human Being”

Mediaite reports: In a ranting text message correspondence with New York Magazine‘sOlivia Nuzzi, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani reportedly referred to himself as a “high functioning human being,” and a “phenom.” “Garbage your publication cannot be counted on to report fairly on this salacious stupidity,” he wrote. “I am a high functioning human being able to outwork people …

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Revealed: Giuliani Sought Shady Ukraine Bank As Client

Bloomberg reports: Rudy Giuliani discussed representing a state-owned Ukrainian bank in a legal dispute over the summer even while publicly pressing Ukraine on behalf of the U.S. president. Though he ultimately did not take on the client, the talks expose his enthusiasm for foreign business and his willingness to insert himself in matters rife with potential conflicts. In fact, the …

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Giuliani’s Henchman Hands Over Audio, Video, Photos

ABC News reports: The House Intelligence Committee is in possession of audio and video recordings and photographs provided to the committee by Lev Parnas, an associate of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who reportedly played a key role in assisting him in his efforts to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. The material submitted to the committee includes …

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Giuliani: I Have “Insurance” To Keep Trump Loyal And My RICO Files Will Be Released If I Should “Disappear”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani gave a wide-ranging interview on Saturday in which the former New York City mayor attacked numerous figures involved in the impeachment hearings and claimed for the second time to have “insurance” when questioned whether the president would remain loyal to him. “I’ve seen things written like he’s going to throw …

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New Records Show Multiple Calls Between Giuliani And Pompeo, Suggest Trump Facilitated Yovanovitch Smear

Courthouse News reports: President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani had multiple phone calls with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo weeks before the ouster of U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, according to State Department records released under court order Friday evening. The documents were released to the watchdog group American Oversight in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Among the …

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