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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...

Giuliani Ally Guilty of Campaign Finance Crimes

Lev Parnas found guilty on all counts

(Newser) - A New York jury convicted a former associate of Rudy Giuliani on Friday of charges that he made illegal campaign contributions to influence US politicians and advance his business interests. The verdict was returned in Manhattan federal court, the AP reports, where Lev Parnas was on trial for more than...

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's Firing
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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...

Trump Talks Possible 2024 Ticket on Fox

If the former president runs, he says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would be considered for VP

(Newser) - Former President Trump hasn't committed to a 2024 run , but it's beginning to look more likely that he would ditch Mike Pence if it happens. In an interview with Marie Bartiromo of Fox Business on Thursday, the former president instead spoke glowingly of a different possible running mate—...

Colbert: 'He'll Have to Butt-Dial Reporters From a Landline'

Late-night hosts lapped up Giuliani raid

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani is a favorite target of late-night hosts even when he's not being raided by federal agents —and they didn't hold back on Wednesday night. Stephen Colbert, who unveiled a new Giuliani title card with a fart sound effect, per Vulture , noted that the raid "...

Federal Investigators Swoop on Giuliani's Apartment, Office

Sources say search is part of Ukraine probe

(Newser) - Federal investigators from the office Rudy Giuliani used to lead searched the former New York City mayor's Manhattan apartment and Park Avenue office early Wednesday, sources tell numerous outlets. Insiders tell the New York Times that Giuliani's electronic devices were seized in connection with an investigation of his...

Trump Supporter Vying for NY Governor May Face a Giuliani

Andrew Giuliani expresses interest, while Rep. Lee Zeldin announces bid

(Newser) - A big-name Republican has thrown his hat in the ring to vie for governor of New York. Rep. Rep. Lee Zeldin announced his bid to challenge Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo in 2022 on Fox & Friends Thursday following weeks of pressure from allies of former President Trump, whom Zeldin staunchly...

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Giuliani Responds to Dominion Suit

Filing asks that court toss $1.3B defamation case on procedural grounds

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani's lawyers have filed a 10-page motion to have Dominion Voting System's defamation suit thrown out of federal court on procedural grounds. The motion, filed in DC federal district court, only briefly refers to the substance of the $1.3 billion case, saying, "Giuliani denies that...

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