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Trump Said 'We,' Judge Notes in Preserving Jan. 6 Lawsuits

Ruling in conspiracy case says former president's words could be taken as exhorting crowd to act

(Newser) - Former President Trump's speech at a rally just before rioters attacked the US Capitol sounded like "a call for collective action," a federal judge said Friday in dealing the former president a significant loss in court. The comments were included in US District Judge Amit Mehta's...

Giuliani May Not Go the Route of Steve Bannon

'New York Times' reports he's in talks with House panel to testify about the Capitol riot

(Newser) - Trump allies Steve Bannon and Mark Meadows have defied the House panel investigating the Capitol riot to the extent that they now face the possibility of criminal charges. Rudy Giuliani may go a different route. The New York Times reports that Trump's longtime attorney is in negotiations to testify...

After Election, Giuliani Asked County to Hand Over Machines

Republican prosecutor in Michigan county says he rejected request from Trump lawyer

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani reportedly pushed back against a plan to have the military seize voting machines as Donald Trump tried to reverse his 2020 election loss—but a prosecutor in Michigan says the Trump lawyer made his own attempt to obtain one county's machines. Antrim County prosecutor James Rossiter tells...

Report: Masked Singer Judges Exit After Giuliani Unmasked

'Deadline': Ken Jeong, Robin Thicke temporarily walked off the stage of Fox show in protest

(Newser) - In the third season of The Masked Singer, a Fox crooning competition in which famous contenders' identities are concealed by costumes and face coverings, host Nick Cannon exclaimed, "This might be the most shocked I've ever been on this show!" when Sarah Palin was shown to be...

Alexander Vindman Sues Over Alleged Retaliation

Files suit against Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani, Dan Scavino, Julia Hahn

(Newser) - Retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is citing the 1871 Ku Klux Klan Act in a lawsuit he filed against Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani, and two former White House officials in connection with then-President Donald Trump's 2019 impeachment. Vindman alleges the two men, along with former White House Deputy...

Trump Asked DHS, Barr to Seize Voting Machines

But former president heeded Guiliani's advice to keep the military out of it, according to reports

(Newser) - The New York Times is out with a story asserting that then-President Trump was trying harder than has been previously known to have voting machines seized in the aftermath of the 2020 election. Key points in the story and related coverage:
  • Homeland Security: Six weeks after the vote, Trump had

Igor Fruman Sentenced: 'Shame That Will Live With Me Forever'

Fla. man who helped Giuliani try to get dirt on Joe Biden sentenced to one year in foreign donor case

(Newser) - A Florida man who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $10,000 Friday in an unrelated campaign finance case. Igor Fruman was told to report to prison March 14, per the AP . He...

Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Eric Trump's Phone Records

CNN calls latest development a 'significant escalation'

(Newser) - Update: The House Jan. 6 committee has subpoenaed and obtained phone records linked to Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.'s fiancee, sources tell CNN . The network calls it a "significant escalation" of the probe as it relates to former President Trump's role in the...

Report: Giuliani 'Really Hurt' After Fox News Ban

Sources tell Politico's 'Playbook' that ex-NYC mayor, son Andrew aren't allowed on network for now

(Newser) - Politico's "Playbook" newsletter featured quite the scoop Friday morning: Rudy Giuliani has been banned from Fox News for three months, it says, and the order supposedly came from "the top." Sources say the ex-New York City mayor and onetime attorney for former President Trump found...

Report: Trump Campaign Memo Debunked Claims on Dominion

Lawyers touted baseless claims after Nov. 14 memo declared them false, per 'NYT'

(Newser) - The Trump campaign knew claims that Dominion used its voting machines to rig the 2020 presidential election were baseless within days of the election, before lawsuits were filed to that effect and lawyers touted the claims as fact in a Nov. 19 televised press conference , the New York Times reports....

Giuliani: US Has 'Gone Off the Rails,' Not Me

Trump ally goes off to NBC on FBI, rumors of an alcohol problem, perception that he's changed

(Newser) - If you've been wondering what's up lately (or over the past two decades) with Rudy Giuliani— recently spotted shaving in an airport dining area—you're not the only one. NBC New York recently caught up with "America's Mayor," and in what the Independent calls...

Dominion Voting Systems Case Can Head Toward Trial: Judge

Judge clears way for case against Sidney Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Mike Lindell to proceed

(Newser) - A federal judge cleared the way Wednesday for a defamation case by Dominion Voting Systems to proceed against Sidney Powell, Rudy Giuliani, and Mike Lindell, allies of former President Trump who had all falsely accused the company of rigging the 2020 presidential election. US District Judge Carl Nichols ruled that...

Giuliani Can't Practice Law in Washington, DC, Now

Move triggered by similar one in New York 2 weeks prior

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani is experiencing the domino effect. CNN reports that after temporarily losing his license to practice law in New York, his law license was on Wednesday suspended in Washington, DC, "pending [the] outcome" of a full disciplinary proceeding in New York. CNBC reports the New York decision automatically...

Turkish Advocacy Puts Giuliani Under Investigation

This case, over pressure placed on Trump, isn't criminal

(Newser) - The Justice Department is looking into whether Rudy Giuliani conducted lobbying for Turkey. Giuliani's activities involving Ukraine already are being investigated; that case is being handled separately, ABC reports. There was no comment yet from Giuliani or his lawyer, but the former personal lawyer for former President Trump has...

Rudy Giuliani's Law License Suspended in New York

Court says he lied while trying to overturn the 2020 election

(Newser) - An appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York because he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in the presidential race, per the AP . An attorney disciplinary committee said in its motion to suspend Giuliani’s license that there...

Crude Joke by Giuliani Keeps Wie West Motivated

It's part of why she decided not to retire

(Newser) - Michelle Wie West is no longer the golf phenom who turned pro before the age of 16. She's 31 and a new mom, and after a series of injuries, Wie West was contemplating retirement, writes Karen Crouse in the New York Times . But you'll find her golfing this...

Andrew Giuliani: 'I Am Going to Be Governor of New York'

Son of Rudy Giuliani announces candidacy, attacks incumbent

(Newser) - Perhaps this first-time candidate didn't think running New York City would be enough of a challenge: Andrew Giuliani is set to officially announce his candidacy for New York governor on Tuesday afternoon, though he's already let the cat out the bag in his Twitter bio and in interviews,...

3 Major Outlets Backtrack on a Rudy Giuliani Story

'Competitive pressures' fueled the mistake, writes media reporter Paul Farhi

(Newser) - Three major news organizations misfired on a Rudy Giuliani story last week, and media writer Paul Farhi of the Washington Post digs into what went wrong. Two big factors: "Competitive pressures" and anonymous sources. Farhi's own newspaper was the first to report the would-be scoop: The Post said...

Newsmax Posts Apology Over Rigged Election Claims

Right-wing outlet reaches settlement with exec from Dominion Voting Systems

(Newser) - Newsmax has apologized to Dominion Voting Systems' security director. The right-wing news outlet had aired baseless allegations that voting machines had been manipulated and the 2020 election was rigged. Because of that, Eric Coomer, Dominion’s director of product strategy and security, faced death threats and has been living in...

Report: Giuliani Probe Is Focused on Diplomat&#39;s Firing
Report: Giuliani Raids
Linked to Ukraine Work

Report: Giuliani Raids Linked to Ukraine Work

Sources say firing of US ambassador to Ukraine is investigation's main focus

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani's successful push to have the American ambassador to Ukraine removed may have come back to haunt him—again. Sources tell the New York Times that the effort to oust Marie Yovanovitch, which was raised during Donald Trump's first impeachment trial, is a main focus of the...

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