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Conway: Search for SecState Expanding

And might add Jon Huntsman to the list

(Newser) - Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, Bob Corker, and David Petraeus: Donald Trump's shortlist for secretary of state is evidently not as short as previously thought, reports Politico . "It is true that he’s broadened the search," said Kellyanne Conway, who's made no secret of her personal contempt... More »

Trump Team Is Feuding Over Mitt Romney

Some question if he's loyal enough to be secretary of state

(Newser) - The debate over who should be Donald Trump's secretary of state has moved from behind closed doors to … Twitter. Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway took to Twitter on Thursday to discuss Mitt Romney, a candidate for the post, suggesting a vocal critic of Trump shouldn't be favored over... More »

Giuliani Paid by Iranian Exiles, Foreign Governments

And that could complicate his bid for secretary of state under Trump

(Newser) - America's mayor looks likely to be America's top diplomat, Donald Trump aides tell the New York Times , with Rudy Giuliani sitting pretty as the president-elect's top choice for secretary of state. The former NYC mayor would be what the Times calls a "startling choice" due to... More »

Trump's Son Among Potential Cabinet Picks

Donald Trump Jr. for Interior secretary?

(Newser) - Hours after Donald Trump was named president-elect , talk has turned to what could potentially be "one of the more eclectic and controversial presidential cabinets in modern history," per Politico . Given that Trump is a businessman rather than a seasoned politician, it's perhaps no surprise that his camp... More »

Giuliani on 'Rigged' Election: Dead Folks Vote Democrat

Former NYC mayor alleges voter fraud is going to happen in inner cities to help Clinton

(Newser) - Dead men may not wear plaid, but they do vote for Hillary Clinton—at least according to Rudy Giuliani. Donald Trump is convinced the presidential election is rigged , and the former NYC mayor, one of his top surrogates, think he knows who's coming out of the woodwork to help... More »

Giuliani: Sorry About False Clinton 9/11 Claim

Clinton never actually claimed to be in New York on 9/11

(Newser) - While campaigning for Donald Trump on Wednesday, Rudy Giuliani let loose on something he thought he heard Hillary Clinton say during the last presidential debate. "Don't tell me, if you said that, that you remember Sept. 11, 2001," he said. "I remember Sept. 11, 2001. Yes,... More »

Giuliani's Daughter: 'I Love Hillary'

She's not joining dad on the Trump train

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani is one of Donald Trump's leading surrogates, but his daughter has made it very clear that she won't be joining him on the Trump train. "I can confirm that I do support Hillary Clinton for president. Enthusiastically," Caroline Giuliani tells the New York Daily ... More »

Giuliani, Christie: Trump's a 'Genius' for Not Paying Taxes

Candidate praised for tax savvy in wake of 'NYT' report he paid no taxes for 18 years

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani says Donald Trump is a "genius" if he avoided federal income taxes, responding to a New York Times report that the candidate claimed a nearly $1 billion loss in 1995 that would have eliminated his federal tax burden for up to 18 years , reports the AP . Giuliani... More »

Group Has to Apologize Following Giuliani Speech

'It was bad'

(Newser) - It appears Rudy Giuliani didn't read the room. The New York Observer reports the Commercial Finance Association was forced to apologize to its members after a speech by the former New York City mayor at its 40 Under 40 dinner went a bit off the rails. In an email... More »

Giuliani: If I Were Trump, I'd Blow Off Last 2 Debates

Unless the moderator would promise to moderate and not be 'an ignorant fact check'

(Newser) - Donald Trump thinks that he was the clear winner of Monday's debate and that moderator Lester Holt did a "great job" with "very fair" questions. But if Rudy Giuliani were Trump, he'd take a hard pass on the last two debates, per the Hill . Or at... More »

Clinton Slams 'Wacky' Claims About Her Health

She tells Kimmel it's like an 'alternative reality'

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton is pushing back against charges that she's physically unfit for the White House. On Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday, she said the accusations are part of a "wacky strategy" by GOP rival Donald Trump and an "alternative reality" that's not focused on the kinds... More »

Giuliani Didn't 'Forget' 9/11

It was an imprecise moment, not a bizarre one

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani found himself the subject of plenty of angry headlines Monday, and many sounded much like that of the New York Daily News : "Rudy Giuliani forgets about 9/11." The former NYC mayor—whose tenure included 9/11—was in Youngstown, Ohio, to introduce Donald Trump at a campaign... More »

Winners, Losers From Day 1 of the RNC

Controversy overshadowed Melania speech

(Newser) - This year's gathering in Cleveland promised to be the most unconventional GOP convention in decades, and Day 1 did not disappoint, although the Republican Party probably isn't entirely thrilled about how things are shaping up. Here are some of the winners and losers analysts named after the day'... More »

Giuliani: I Saved More Lives Than Black Lives Matter Has

Term is 'anti-American,' he said Sunday

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani is being criticized after calling the term "black lives matter" ''inherently racist"—and he's not backing down. During a Sunday appearance on CBS' Face the Nation, Giuliani said "when you say black lives matter, that's inherently racist." He went on... More »

Giuliani: I'm Voting Trump

The former NYC mayor has been advising the Trump campaign

(Newser) - Donald Trump can count on a vote from Rudy Giuliani, just not a formal endorsement. A rep for the former NYC mayor says Giuliani will vote for Trump in the state's April 19 primary, reports the Wall Street Journal , which adds, "Even without an official endorsement, Mr. Giuliani’... More »

Giuliani on Trump's 9/11 Claim: He's Exaggerating

Former NYC mayor is the latest person to refute Trump

(Newser) - Donald Trump's claim that he saw thousands of New Jersey Muslims celebrating after the 9/11 attacks has been refuted by ... just about everyone, as Yahoo News reports. And as of Tuesday, "everyone" includes Rudy Giuliani, New York mayor when the attacks occurred. Though Giuliani acknowledges there were as... More »

Poll: 11% of Republicans Think Obama Loves America

Giuliani gets some support from his party

(Newser) - Some may have been shocked at Rudy Giuliani's suggestion that President Obama doesn't love America , but it seems many in the GOP agree with him. A Huffington Post/YouGov poll finds that just 11% of Republicans believe the president loves his country, Politico reports. Some 85% of Democrats agree... More »

Giuliani: I've Been So Blunt Everyone Misunderstood Me

Ex-NYC mayor explains what he really meant in comments about the president

(Newser) - Rudy Giuilani is blunt. So blunt, in fact, that the ex-NYC mayor reportedly said last week that he doesn't believe President Obama loves America (or you or me, for that matter). He got even more blunt a day later when he reminded the New York Times that Obama had... More »

Obama's Speeches Show Giuliani Is Way Off Base

He lands top marks for 'whoppers' on president's love for US

(Newser) - The Washington Post is fact-checking Rudy Giuliani's recent claims about President Obama: On Fox News, the former New York mayor followed similar comments at a dinner by saying he never hears from the president about "what a great country we are, what an exceptional country we are. When... More »

Rudy Giuliani: I've Gotten Death Threats

Most GOP hopefuls back away from his comment

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani says his comment that President Obama doesn't love America has resulted in death threats being phoned in to his office, reports Politico via CNN . The former New York City mayor isn't backing off his comments, notes Politico, and in fact says the majority of phone calls... More »

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