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Giuliani says he is joining Trump’s legal team to ‘negotiate an end’ to Mueller probe

By Washington Post

The former New York mayor joins a team that has struggled to attract new talentRead full story

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  • Rudy Giuliani’s credibility as a statesman peaked in the wake of 9/11 and then swooned for the next 15years, bottoming out in the heat of the 2016 campaign when he revealed himself as the supreme Trump toady and hack. He eagerly offered a full-throated defense of Trump’s most despicable behavior. So he is only returning to the nest.

  • David Dembowski
    David DembowskiSVP, Media Sales & Business Development

    People can say what they want of Giuliani. His legacy will be defined by his post 911 management and leadership of NYC. Also the clean and safe streets he provided during his tenure. The city hasn’t been the same since.

  • Trump says that it is for the good of the country to get the Mueller investigation resolved quickly. For the good of the country is for Mueller to find out the truth, no matter how much time that needs to take. I believe Trump just wants the case to close so he can move on, but Mueller’s investigation could prevent Trump from doing so.

  • Attorney General in the making Giuliani? What could possibly go wrong?

  • Doug LeConey
    Doug LeConeyCEO at Accurent Consulting

    Go Rudy! It’s time we stopped wasting taxpayer money on a ridiculous political scam against a newly elected president.

  • Ryan Richards
    Ryan RichardsCEO at R & R Consulting

    Rudy should have been attorney general. Maybe this is the next best thing. End the witch hunt. Trump is not a target and there is zero evidence of collusion. Mueller has had plenty of time to find it and or manufacture it. But sometimes the truth wins as it has here.

  • He still can’t find a gig as good as being NYC Mayor post 9/11. Back then he was a hero (he thought so, anyway), and now he’s just another old guy with questionable motives.

  • Sumeet Shah
    Sumeet ShahBacking brands at Swiftarc Ventures

    Many will remember Rudy in various levels (the "broken windows" theory he used to clean up NYC, his post-9/11 success on keeping the city together, his mixed response on citizen's treatment, and his failed Senate bid which seemed to go off the deep end).

    Few talk more deeply about when he was a RICO Attorney (as Penny points out) and took on Ivan Boesky and junk bond king Michael Milken in trial. It set Rudy's career forward as a man fighting for the people on government corruption, drug dealers

    Many will remember Rudy in various levels (the "broken windows" theory he used to clean up NYC, his post-9/11 success on keeping the city together, his mixed response on citizen's treatment, and his failed Senate bid which seemed to go off the deep end).

    Few talk more deeply about when he was a RICO Attorney (as Penny points out) and took on Ivan Boesky and junk bond king Michael Milken in trial. It set Rudy's career forward as a man fighting for the people on government corruption, drug dealers, and organized crime. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudy_Giuliani#Boesky,_Milken_trials)

    What happened, Rudy??

  • Penny  Bishop
    Penny Bishop

    Great news of Giuliani joining President Trumps legal team ~ Giuliani was a Rico Attorney ~ Time for the witch hunt on President Trump to end, and for others to be indicted starting with Fickle Comey.

  • Well, they can certainly chat about their Vietnam war deferment strategies. And also their spousal relations philosophy. But as far as legal advice goes I’m not sure the former mayor would be my go-to counsel. Would he be yours?

  • Darrell Fuglseth
    Darrell FuglsethRetired Military at U.S. Army

    aren't we the selfrighteous judgmental rational thinkers today.Just end the it there is nothing but political targets.But sets a tremendous precedent

  • Peter Green
    Peter GreenFounder at FoodMakers.NYC

    It’s hard to see what legal expertise Giuliani would bring to the team. Trump needs a street fighting litigator to argue his case, and a studious academic to prepare it. Giuliani is neither

  • Andrew P. Kingsbury
    Andrew P. KingsburyPolitics Editor at Quibbl

    High(er) office ambitions?

  • Vincent Palmer Jr
    Vincent Palmer Jr

    when I look at a politician I look at their actions their results I'm not interested in what happened to them 20 30 years ago I'm interested in what they do now and forward to better this country and all our lives. I think Rudy Giuliani would be a great Attorney General.

  • Eddie Savois
    Eddie Savois

    Great man and leader. Great choice for the Trump administration. Hope he helps drain the swamp!

  • Madeline  Cruz
    Madeline Cruz

    Trump is a crooked as they come. Trump thinks that everyone is as dumb as he, Mueller is a smart guy he has already made sure that a case against trump and his cronies is open in New York’s southern district and this will all come down to money laundering. He can fire Mueller but the investigation against his money laundering is not going to go away. Giuliani was so well respected until he started appearing on Fox opinion news and definitely started going down hill the minute he became one of Trumps cronies.

  • Giuliani needs to look up the word Stigma, as it will follow him for the rest of his life!

  • Art Monty
    Art Monty Retired.

    Don't fall for the Banana in the tail pipe.

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