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Giuliani Lawyer: There Are 'a Lot of Bills That He's Not Paying'

Former NYC mayor's legal fees are mounting to the point that he reportedly begged Trump for help

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani was one of 19 names , including former President Trump , included in Monday's Georgia indictments, but the former New York mayor's troubles go beyond the law. Giuliani is reportedly facing mounting legal costs for his alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election, and it has gotten so...

19 Names, One Serious Charge in Common

Violation of Georgia's RICO Act carries a possible 20-year prison term

(Newser) - Former President Trump is, of course, the biggest name in the Georgia indictment , but the list of 18 others includes some that will ring familiar, particularly Rudy Giuliani, Mark Meadows, and John Eastman. One thing all 19 have in common: All face a single count of "violation of the...

Indictment Leaves Clues to Reputed Co-Conspirators

Giuliani, Eastman, and Powell are among those whose actions match those listed in the case against Trump

(Newser) - The federal indictment of Donald Trump issued Tuesday left a half-dozen names out, but it detailed actions it says the accused co-conspirators took to help the defeated president stay in office. The accounts provided, added to other reported information and the findings of the House committee that investigated the Jan....

A Big Filing in Defamation Case Against Rudy Giuliani

He concedes his statements about 2 election workers 'carry meaning that is defamatory'

(Newser) - In a move intended to push a defamation lawsuit against him toward resolution, Rudy Giuliani stated in a late-night Tuesday filing that he "does not contest" the accusations made by two Georgia election workers against him though "without admitting to the truth of the allegations." Ruby Freeman...

DC Panel: Giuliani Deserves Disbarment

Former Trump lawyer says he'll fight punishment over false election claims

(Newser) - "He claimed massive election fraud but had no evidence of it," a Washington, DC, bar committee said Friday of Rudy Giuliani. "By prosecuting that destructive case Mr. Giuliani, a sworn officer of the Court, forfeited his right to practice law." The three-member discipline panel thus unanimously...

Ex-Aide: Giuliani Bullied Me Into Sex, Sold $2M Pardons

Former employee sues in New York, seeking $10M

(Newser) - A former employee of Rudy Giuliani claims he "continually pressured her into sex" as part of a wide-ranging lawsuit, which also details alleged efforts to sell presidential pardons for $2 million. Noelle Dunphy, who served as director of business development for several companies owned by Giuliani beginning in January...

Private Investigator Can't Find Ex-Trump Lawyer for Subpoena

Avid tweeter Jenna Ellis, of 'no discernable address,' has evaded multiple serving attempts

(Newser) - Jenna Ellis has been active on the media landscape as of late, giving interviews and tweeting up a storm . Yet those seeking to serve the former Trump lawyer with legal papers say she can't be found. Lawyers representing two Georgia election workers in a defamation lawsuit against another former...

Hunter Biden's Legal Team Is Now Playing Hardball

Lawyers' aggressive new attempt to turn the tables involves urging probes of Giuliani, Bannon

(Newser) - House Republicans have started their long-sought investigation into Hunter Biden—but the legal team of the president's son has decided it's not going to settle for playing defense. CBS News reports that Biden's lawyers tag-teamed this week in an aggressive new strategy, going hard against longtime detractors...

Recommendation: Disbar Rudy Giuliani

DC Bar to decide punishment for 'harming the country' with election lawsuit

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani is fighting a recommendation that the former New York City mayor and lawyer for former President Donald Trump be disbarred. The disciplinary counsel's office for the DC Bar urged the punishment Thursday during a hearing, Law & Crime reports. The office announced a tentative finding that Giuliani...

Giuliani Gets 'COMPLETE & TOTAL VINDICATION' in Ukraine Dealings

No criminal charges are expected related to 2021 raid

(Newser) - Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will not face criminal charges over his interactions with Ukrainian figures in the runup to the 2020 presidential election, federal prosecutors revealed in a letter to a judge Monday. Prosecutors with the US attorney's office in Manhattan said they made the decision...

Judge Rips Giuliani in Preserving Lawsuit

Opinion supports defamation filing on harm done to Georgia election workers

(Newser) - A federal judge on Monday declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani by two women who served as election workers in Georgia in November 2020. In the lawsuit filed last December, Ruby Freeman and Wandrea "Shaye" Moss accused Giuliani of defaming...

Good News for Guy Who Clapped Giuliani on the Back

Charges dropped, as long as he stays out of trouble for 6 months

(Newser) - Update: The man charged with assault after he was seen on a video slapping the back of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani accepted a deal Wednesday to have the charges dismissed. According to the Richmond County district attorney's office, the case has been adjourned in contemplation of dismissal,...

Lawyer: Giuliani Is a Target of Georgia Election Probe
In Georgia, Giuliani
Faces 6 Hours of Questions

In Georgia, Giuliani Faces 6 Hours of Questions

It's not clear whether he answered any of them in grand jury appearance

(Newser) - Update: Rudy Giuliani complied with a subpoena and appeared before a special grand jury in Georgia for around six hours Wednesday—but it's not clear whether the Trump attorney answered any questions. Giuliani attorney Bob Costello, who said Monday that he had been told Giuliani was a target of...

NY Judge Orders Giuliani to Testify in Georgia Election Case

Fulton DA is investigating alleged election interference by Trump allies

(Newser) - A judge in New York has ordered Rudy Giuliani to appear next month before a special grand jury in Atlanta that's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia, the AP reports. New York Supreme Court Justice Thomas...

Giuliani, Graham Subpoenaed in Georgia Election Case

Investigation closes in on Trump's 'inner circle'

(Newser) - The Georgia prosecutor investigating the conduct of former President Donald Trump and his allies after the 2020 election is subpoenaing US Sen. Lindsey Graham, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and other members of Trump's campaign legal team to testify before a special grand jury. Fulton County District Attorney...

Rudy Giuliani Slapped by Grocery Store Worker
Video Emerges
of Giuliani
Incident at
Grocery Store

Video Emerges of Giuliani Incident at Grocery Store

Employee at Staten Island shop is accused of slapping the former mayor in the back

(Newser) - Update: This file has been updated to add video of the incident. While campaigning for his son at a Staten Island grocery store Sunday, Rudy Giuliani was slapped in the back by an employee of the store, the NYPD tells the Hill . (You can see video of the incident here...

Giuliani Ally Guilty of Campaign Finance Crimes
Giuliani Ally
Gets 20 Months

Giuliani Ally Gets 20 Months

Fraud was 'a way of life' for Lev Parnas

(Newser) - Update: Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who was a figure in former President Donald Trump's first impeachment investigation, was sentenced Wednesday to a year and eight months in prison for fraud and campaign finance crimes by a judge who said fraud had become “a way of...

Charges Downgraded After Giuliani Gets Slap on Back

The former NYC mayor claims the slap left him with 'substantial pain'

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani hosted a press conference Monday on Facebook to discuss being slapped on the back by a ShopRite employee. According to Deadline, Giuliani was “irate” upon learning that the charges against his alleged attacker were downgraded. The former NYC mayor and Trump attorney was in a ShopRite on...

Eastman Asked to Be on the 'Pardon List'

Trump lawyer asked Pence to commit 'one more relatively minor violation'

(Newser) - A legal scholar who advised former President Trump that the electors could be blocked from making President Biden's election official evidently reflected on his own situation after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Then he tried to obtain a presidential pardon. Eastman sent an email to fellow Trump...

New Theme Emerges in Jan. 6 Hearings: 'Team Normal'

Campaign manager Bill Stepien says this team counseled Trump to avoid the fraud strategy

(Newser) - Day Two of the Jan. 6 hearings is in the books, and former President Trump considers the proceedings a "Kangaroo Court." Here's a look at other assessments and takeaways the morning after:
  • Big theme: The House panel on Tuesday brought forth witness after witness who said they

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