Rudy Giuliani

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New Mugshot, '9/11 Lung Disease' Claim for Giuliani

Lawyers say he can't be forced to get a job

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani's lawyers say he has "possible" lung disease related to his response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks as they argue he should not have to get a job to pay the $148 million defamation judgment against him. The former mayor of New York, who spent days at...

Giuliani, 10 Others Arraigned in Arizona Fake Electors Case

He was ordered to come to Arizona within 30 days

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani and ten other people indicted in the Arizona election case pleaded not guilty to conspiracy, fraud, and forgery charges Tuesday—but Giuliani was the only one ordered to post a bond. Giuliani, who taunted prosecutors before he was served with the indictment notice at his 80th birthday party...

Giuliani Is Served at Birthday Party
Arizona Answers
Giuliani's Taunt

Arizona Answers Giuliani's Taunt

Election case defendant is served at his birthday party in Florida

(Newser) - "If Arizona authorities can't find me by tomorrow morning; 1. They must dismiss the indictment; 2. They must concede they can't count votes," Rudy Giuliani posted Friday night on X . The Arizona attorney general's office accepted the challenge, NBC News reports. An hour or so...

Giuliani on WABC Suspension: 'You Think I'm a Fool?'

Radio station also nixes ex-NY mayor's show after he flouted ban on debunked 2020 election claims

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani was suspended Friday from WABC Radio and his daily show canceled over what the station called his repeated violation of a ban on discussing discredited 2020 election claims. Giuliani said the station's ban is overly broad and "a clear violation of free speech." Giuliani issued...

Debt-Ridden Giuliani Getting Help From Outside Sources
Here's How Much
Rudy Giuliani Owes

Here's How Much Rudy Giuliani Owes

It's a lot, as revealed in bankruptcy proceedings, and 2 groups are covering cost of his legal defense

(Newser) - This week brought a minor victory for Rudy Giuliani, but also those hungry for details about his paralyzing debt . The New York judge overseeing Giuliani's bankruptcy case allowed the former New York City mayor to appeal the $146 million penalty awarded to two former Georgia election workers Giuliani was...

Judge Hears From Coalition Wanting Money From Giuliani

Group includes election workers, IRS, and Hunter Biden

(Newser) - A group of people and businesses saying they are owed money by Rudy Giuliani gathered virtually Friday for the first court hearing since he declared bankruptcy last month after losing a defamation suit to two Georgia election workers. During a two-hour Zoom hearing, an attorney for Giuliani told a US...

Rudy Giuliani Now Wishes He'd Taken NYC Pension

Would have amounted to nearly $450K so far, had he taken it

(Newser) - Most New York City mayors take a pension when they leave office, but when Rudy Giuliani's time as "America's Mayor" came to a close in 2001, he didn't file for one. Now that he's declared bankruptcy following a court ruling ordering him to pay two...

Rudy Giuliani Files for Bankruptcy
Rudy Giuliani
Files for Bankruptcy

Rudy Giuliani Files for Bankruptcy

Move comes after he is ordered to immediately pay two election workers nearly $150M

(Newser) - One day after being order to immediately pay two Georgia election workers nearly $150 million, Rudy Giuliani has filed for bankruptcy. In Chapter 11 paperwork filed in New York on Thursday, the former New York City mayor listed assets of about $10 million and debts of nearly $500 million, reports...

Judge: No Waiting Period, Giuliani Must Start Paying the $146M Now

Former election workers asked the judge to waive the typical 30-day waiting period

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani must pay two former Georgia election workers $146 million immediately, a federal judge ordered Wednesday. Giuliani was ordered to pay the millions after he was found liable of defaming the two women, and they asked the judge to waive the 30-day waiting period that is standard in such...

Giuliani's Comments Bring Another Lawsuit

Former election workers go back to court after defendant repeats accusations

(Newser) - Fresh from winning $148 million in damages from Rudy Giuliani, two former Georgia election workers have sued him again over a fresh round of public comments he made Friday. Shaye Moss and Ruby Freeman on Monday asked a court to permanently prohibit the former personal lawyer to Donald Trump from...

Jury Is Out in Giuliani Defamation Damages Case
Jury: Giuliani Must Pay
Two Poll Workers $148M
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Jury: Giuliani Must Pay Two Poll Workers $148M

Punitive damages total $75M for defamation of Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss

(Newser) - A federal jury has put a price on Rudy Giuliani's defamation of the two Georgia poll workers he spread lies about after the 2020 presidential election: $148 million. Of that total, $75 million is punitive damages to be paid to Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss, CNN reports; there was...

After Day 1 of Trial, Giuliani Doubled Down on Remarks

Judge says he may have defamed Georgia election workers again

(Newser) - The first day of Rudy Giuliani's defamation damages trial may have led to yet more legal trouble for the former New York City mayor. In remarks outside the federal courthouse in Washington, DC on Monday, Giuliani doubled down on his remarks about two Georgia election workers and the judge...

Giuliani Lawyer: Awarding Full Amount Would Be 'the End' of Him

Attorney says it would be 'civil equivalent of a death penalty'

(Newser) - If the plaintiffs in Rudy Giuliani's defamation case are awarded the full amount they're asking, "It will be the end of Mr. Giuliani," a lawyer for the former New York City mayor and Trump attorney said at Monday's start of the trial to determine the...

For Giuliani, It's a Huge Day in Court

He's on the hook for up to $43M for lying about 2 election workers in Georgia

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani will be in a DC courtroom Monday to face two women he already has been found guilty of spreading lies about. The short jury trial about to get underway will determine how much money he owes Georgia election workers Ruby Freeman and daughter Shaye Moss, and the stakes...

Report: DA Won't Offer Plea Deals to Trump, 2 Top Allies

Trump lawyer says only deal former president would consider would involve dismissal, apology

(Newser) - Some of the co-defendants in the Georgia election interference case have taken plea deals but that won't be an option for the alleged kingpin of the conspiracy, sources tell the Guardian. The insiders say Fulton County prosecutors won't be offering deals to Donald Trump and at least two...

Report: Prosecutors Looking at Giuliani's Drinking Habits

The 'New York Times' talks to friends who claim he has a problem

(Newser) - "It's actually one of the saddest things I can think about in politics," says a longtime friend of Rudy Giuliani of the former New York mayor's increased drinking. That friend—former New York City Council president Andrew Stein—went on the record, telling the New York ...

Hunter Biden Is Suing Rudy Giuliani
Hunter Biden
Is Suing
Rudy Giuliani

Hunter Biden Is Suing Rudy Giuliani

President's son says Giuliani broke the law by hacking computer data

(Newser) - First, Hunter Biden sued the IRS for breaching his privacy. Now he's going after Rudy Giuliani with the same accusation. The president's son, embroiled in serious legal trouble of his own, has filed suit against Guiliani and his former attorney for what he calls the "total annihilation"...

Giuliani Denies Groping Cassidy Hutchinson

Former White House aide says she was groped backstage at Trump's Jan. 6 rally

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani is firmly denying one of the more explosive claims in the new book from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson. In Enough, Hutchinson says Giuliani groped her in a backstage tent at then-President Donald Trump's rally on Jan. 6, 2021, the Guardian reports. She writes that Giuliani...

Rudy Giuliani's Ex-Lawyers Sue, Say He Owes Them $1.3M

Giuliani's financial troubles continue to mount

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani's former attorneys say he owes them more than $1.3 million, and they're suing him to get it. Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, a law firm that has recently represented Giuliani amid his various legal troubles, says Giuliani has so far paid only $214,000 of his...

Giuliani Pleads Not Guilty, Avoiding a Georgia Court Date

More than half the defendants, including Trump, have done the same

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani filed a not guilty plea on Friday to charges that he illegally tried to overturn Georgia's results in the 2020 presidential election, along with Donald Trump and their other codefendants. Giuliani waived his right to appear at an arraignment hearing scheduled for next week; Trump and at...

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