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Rudolph Giuliani under federal investigation About his deal in UkraineClaimed he was not committing a crime while working as Donald Trump’s private lawyer.
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“I didn’t commit a crime,” a former New York City mayor told NBC, but apparently prompted in an interview about the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in downtown Manhattan. Did not come out.
“And if you think I’ve committed a crime, you’re probably really stupid because you don’t know who I am.”
Giuliani’s attempt to dig up Joe Biden’s soil saw Trump being impeached for the first time and acquitted.
Giuliani has his legal license, although he is currently investigating himself. new York When Washington DCFor his role in spreading Trump’s lies about election fraud.
He protested to NBC New York that he could not be guilty of not registering as an agent for a foreign power. Rejected By another Trump ally, Tom Barrack.
“As a man who put the mafia in jail, a man who put terrorists in jail, [former mayor] Ed Koch Commissioner in jail and the worst people on Wall Street, I’m not going to file [as an agent]?? Giuliani asked, referring to the highlights of his time as a prosecutor before becoming mayor.
“That is, it’s crazy.”
“If they want me to go to jail, I’m willing to go to jail,” he said. If so, they will suffer the consequences in heaven, I’m not. I didn’t do anything wrong. “
When asked why he was innocent and woulding to go to jail, Giuliani said: And they cheat. “
He also claimed that he was being mistreated compared to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was skeptical about the treatment of nursing homes in the early stages of Covid’s pandemic.
The FBI did not comment on Giuliani’s remarks.
NBC New York also spoke at a rally near the White House, asking if the deadly assault on the US Capitol on January 6 was a crime before Giuliani demanded a “trial by combat.”
“I think January 6th was a crime,” he said. “I believe [the rioters] I was guilty of trespassing. I think they did some destruction. “
Giuliani became known as the “Mayor of the United States”, leading New York City in 9/11 and its aftermath. He built a short-term position in the 2008 Republican presidential nomination and a lucrative consulting career.
Related: The book says Giuliani, who was drunk, urged Trump to “tell us to win” on election night.
He told NBC New York that he wasn’t worried about damaging his legacy through his work for Trump because he believed he would be proven.
In the best-selling book “I Can Fix It Alone: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year,” Washington Post reporters Carol Lennon and Philip Rucker help Trump overturn his election defeat. It details Giuliani’s attempt. While allegedly drunk, “Just say you won.”
The author also reports that his longtime friend, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, asked Giuliani why he was vigorously promoting Trump’s lies.
“Fuck legacy” is said to be said by Giuliani. “Legacy is what happens when you’re on the ground. You’re fighting today.”