Rudi Says Judi Could Sit In On Cabinet

Denies she broke up marriage number two, or estranged his son
By Sarah Seltzer,  Newser User
Posted Mar 30, 2007 9:09 AM CDT
Former New York City mayor and presidential contender Rudy Giuliani kisses a baby while visiting supporters and customers at the Fat Lady Restaurant in Oakland, Calif., Friday, March 23, 2007. Giuliani...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – "I couldn’t have a better adviser,” Rudy Giuliani gushed about his wife, Judith Nathan, on ABC's 20/20. He would encourage Nathan, a registered nurse and the third Mrs. Giuliani, to sit in on the occasional cabinet meeting and consult on policy in his administration, the GOP frontrunner told Barbara Walters.

Giuliani denied that his relationship with Nathan broke up his previous marriage to Donna Hanover, or that his new wife is responsible for his estrangement from his son Andrew. But he couldn't resist invoking 9/11 to sanctify the marriage: "Nobody will ever know all the things she did to get me and the city through Sept. 11."