Rudolph Giuliani signaled the Commission on January 6 to take a “less conflicting” stance on requests for information. NYT report

Rudolph Giuliani speaks in front of a projected photo of his face.

Rudy Giuliani, a Trump lawyer and former mayor of New York City.Alex Wong / Getty Images

  • The House Selection Committee on January 6th summoned many members of Trump’s inner circle.

  • Some refused to cooperate, while others were insulted, like Steve Bannon.

  • Rudolph Giuliani was able to contact and cooperate with the Commission. New York Times report.

Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for former President Donald J. Trump, contacted the House Committee on January 6 to answer their questions through his lawyer, three sources said. New York Times..

last month, The committee summoned Giuliani with a lawyer Jenna Ellis, Sidney Powell and Boris Epstein helped with efforts to overturn the 2020 elections.

The Times reported that Giuliani suggested that he would take a “less confrontational position” with the Commission’s request for information than other Trump figures who refused to cooperate or were fighting the subpoena. ..

According to The Times, this is an effort to avoid Giuliani’s costs of fighting subpoenas, while the Commission has called on the Department of Justice to be charged with contempt of Congress if he refuses to cooperate. It can be difficult.

The For example, House voted to hold Former White House Strategist Steve Bannon insulted Congress in October and refused to cooperate in November. The Justice Department has charged him with contempt of Congress.

Giuliani is negotiating with the Commission on whether to take a formal testimony, rather than an informal interview, sources said.

Giuliani did not immediately respond to the insider’s request for comment.

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