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24.09.2018 - 18:24 [ Reuters ]

Trump lawyer Giuliani says Iran’s government will be overthrown

(23.9.2018) “It could be in a few days, months, a couple of years. But it’s going to happen,” Giuliani told a crowd at a hotel in Times Square.
Giuliani’s comments were in contrast with the Trump administration’s policy of not seeking a change of government even though it is reimposing sanctions that are crippling Iran’s economy.

20.08.2018 - 10:16 [ New York Times ]

Trump Lawyers’ Sudden Realization: They Don’t Know What Don McGahn Told Mueller’s Team

After Mr. McGahn was initially interviewed by the special counsel’s office in November, Mr. Trump’s lawyers never asked for a complete description of what Mr. McGahn had said, according to a person close to the president.

Mr. McGahn’s lawyer, William A. Burck, gave the president’s lawyers a short overview of the interview but few details, and he did not inform them of what Mr. McGahn said in subsequent interactions with the investigators, according to a person close to Mr. Trump.

20.08.2018 - 08:05 [ theGuardian.com ]

Who is the Iranian group targeted by bombers and beloved of Trump allies?

(2.7.2018) Cult-like MeK was listed as terrorist group in US until 2012 – but its opposition to Tehran has attracted backing of John Bolton, Rudy Giuliani and others bent on regime change in Iran

20.08.2018 - 08:00 [ Newsmax.com ]

Trump Sabotaged by Giuliani, His Own Lawyer

(2.8.2018) In the past week, former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, now the chief lawyer and principal spokesman for President Donald Trump’s legal team, has offered arguments more harmful to Trump than helpful. In a series of combative, disjointed and logically challenged television rants, Giuliani has essentially argued that Trump did not engage in any conspiracy with the Russians for them to provide help to his campaign and that even if he did, it wasn’t criminal.

20.08.2018 - 07:55 [ CBS News ]

Rudy Giuliani on Russia probe: „Truth isn’t truth“

On „Meet the Press“ Sunday, Giuliani said, „Look, I am not going to be rushed into having him testify so that he gets trapped into perjury. And when you tell me that, you know, he should testify because he’s going to tell the truth and he shouldn’t worry, well that’s so silly because it’s somebody’s version of the truth. Not the truth.“

„Truth is truth,“ Todd said.

„No, it isn’t truth. Truth isn’t truth,“ Giuliani said. „The President of the United States says, ‚I didn’t …'“

„Truth isn’t truth?“ Todd replied, adding, „This is going to become a bad meme.“

Giuliani continued, „Donald Trump says I didn’t talk about Flynn with Comey. Comey says you did talk about it, so tell me what the truth is.“

01.08.2018 - 21:51 [ Donald J. Trump, Präsident der Vereinigten Staaten / Twitter ]

Paul Manafort worked for Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole and many other highly prominent and respected political leaders. He worked for me for a very short time. Why didn’t government tell me that he was under investigation. These old charges have nothing to do with Collusion – a Hoax!

01.08.2018 - 21:51 [ ABC News ]

Trump to Sessions: Shut down Russia probe

„This is a terrible situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further. Bob Mueller is totally conflicted, and his 17 Angry Democrats that are doing his dirty work are a disgrace to USA!“ Trump wrote, in the third of a series of tweets.

01.08.2018 - 21:44 [ CNN ]

Donald Trump just tweeted something new about the Russia investigation — and it’s huge

Trump’s lawyers immediately sought to walk the tweet back. Rudy Giuliani told CNN’s Dana Bash that Trump was „was expressing his opinion on his favorite medium, Twitter, for asserting his First Amendment rights“ and said the tweet wasn’t a demand.

30.07.2018 - 11:56 [ TYT Network ]

Giuliani, Bolton Repeatedly Met With Group Formerly Designated a Cult-Like Terror Organization

That group, the People’s Mujahedin of Iran, or MEK for short, was designated a terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department until 2012, at which point it was removed from the State Department’s terror list after an intense lobbying effort. The group was on the terror list for good reason: MEK has killed several American servicemembers and contractors; attempted to assassinate a top U.S. general; and attempted to kidnap the U.S. Ambassador to Iran, Douglas MacArthur II.

In 1992, the MEK conducted a terror attack on the Iranian mission to the United Nations in New York, making it one of the few terror groups to have operated on U.S. soil, according to Daniel Benjamin, the former coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department.

The group has been widely characterized as a cult.

30.07.2018 - 11:52 [ israelnationalnews.com ]

Giuliani: Trump is Israel’s best friend

(6.5.2018) He said that Trump’s relations with the Palestinian Authority are different today compared to past presidents. „It’s not that the president is not interested in seeing them living in peace and prosperity, but he believes that the first and most important step must be taken by them. They have to stop terror. They have to stop training people to kill and stop killing Christians and Jews. How can one make peace with an authority that wants to become a state that sponsors terrorism?“

30.07.2018 - 11:30 [ deadline.com ]

Rudy Giuliani Mysterious “You” Tweet Becomes Fill-In-The-Blank Fun For Twitter Users

Donald Trump’s star attorney Rudy Giuliani took to Twitter on Saturday night to attacking press in regards to the Michael Cohen tapes. The following morning, he hopped back on Twitter and posted the word “You.” Whether or not it was an accident, Twitter users didn’t waste any time to make it a fun fill-in-the-blank game to figure out what he meant.

30.07.2018 - 11:24 [ Huffington Post ]

Rudy Giuliani Says ‚Don’t Quote Me On That‘ In Middle Of Live TV Interview

Giuliani was attempting to defend the president after the release of a 2016 audio in which Trump is heard speaking with Michael Cohen, who was his personal attorney at the time.

The two appeared to discuss buying the rights to the story of Karen McDougal, a Playboy model who claims she had an affair with Trump. Trump’s representatives at the time said they had “no knowledge of any of this.”

Giuliani had several other unusual moments in the interview.

30.07.2018 - 11:01 [ Iranian.com ]

Trump Luminaries At Iranian Jihadi Cult Conference In Paris

(2.7.2018) Many Trump stalwarts have a peculiar, paid position as lobbyists for the People’s Jihadi Organization (Mojahedin-e Khalq), the Iranian expatriate group aiming to overthrow the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Hence we find Rudy Giuliani addressing their annual convention and pledging regime change in Iran.

Giuliani only has experience of two kinds of regime change. Disastrous and more catastrophic.

07.06.2018 - 10:09 [ actionnewsnow.com ]

Mattis pressed on Bolton’s, Giuliani’s support for regime change in Iran

(10.5.2018) Mattis sidestepped questions from lawmakers Wednesday about whether Bolton’s and Giuliani’s vocal support for regime change in Iran has directly influenced the current US strategy, but offered little indication that Trump and his top advisers have reached a consensus on the administration’s long-term vision.

„Our problem with Iran is not with the Iranian people. It is with the regime. But I would let Mr. Bolton and Mr. Giuliani speak for themselves,“ Mattis said, adding that he would prefer not to comment on the specific instances in which both men have pushed for regime change in the media.

07.06.2018 - 08:35 [ Politico.com ]

Giuliani: Trump is ‚committed to‘ regime change in Iran

(5.5.2018) Rudy Giuliani pushed for regime change in Iran on Saturday, saying President Donald Trump is „as committed to regime change as we are.“

It’s „the only way to peace in the Middle East“ and „more important than an Israeli-Palestinian deal,“ Trump’s newest attorney in the ongoing Russia probe and former mayor of New York City told reporters after giving a speech to the Iran Freedom Convention for Democracy and Human Rights in Washington.

07.06.2018 - 08:10 [ ORF.at ]

Trump-Anwalt: „Kim Jong Un bettelte um Treffen“

Nordkoreas Machthaber Kim Jong Un hat nach Aussage des Anwaltes von US-Präsident Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, um ein Treffen mit Trump „gebettelt“. Trump habe ein geplantes Treffen mit Kim wegen der nordkoreanischen Drohungen mit einem Atomkrieg und Beleidigungen gegenüber US-Politikern abgesagt, sagte Giuliani heute bei einer Konferenz der israelischen Zeitung „Globes“ in Tel Aviv.

11.05.2018 - 15:38 [ The Young Turks / Youtube ]

Law Firm Dumps Giuliani After Train Wreck Interviews

Rudy Giuliani, the former New York mayor who has become one of President Donald Trump’s personal attorneys, abruptly resigned from his law firm following a string of unhinged media appearances. Giuliani and the firm, Greenberg Traurig, released a joint statement on Thursday saying that the resignation was effective a day earlier.

08.05.2018 - 18:30 [ CNN ]

Trump not sold on Giuliani defense

President Donald Trump has been flustered by the onslaught of negative coverage generated by his new personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who has exacerbated his political troubles in recent days with a series of unscripted interviews, four sources familiar with knowledge of the President’s thinking tell CNN.

07.05.2018 - 09:25 [ Washington Post ]

Giuliani pleased with his media tour: ‘Everybody’s reacting to us now’

“I’ll give you the conclusion: We all feel pretty good that we’ve got everything kind of straightened out and we’re setting the agenda,” Giuliani, the former New York mayor who recently joined Trump’s legal team, said in an interview with The Washington Post.

06.05.2018 - 20:11 [ theGuardian.com ]

‚Trump’s going to be forced to resign‘: Stormy Daniels‘ lawyer predicts a fall

“Ultimately, he is going to be forced to resign,” said Michael Avenatti, the attorney for the adult film actor who says she had an affair with Donald Trump and was paid by Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, to keep it quiet.

“I don’t know how he will ultimately spin his departure, but I firmly believe there is going to be too much evidence of wrongdoing by him and those around him for him to be able to survive the balance of his term.”

06.05.2018 - 20:08 [ Spiegel.de ]

Anwalt von Stormy Daniels: „Trump wird zum Rücktritt gezwungen sein“

Die Affäre um das an die Porno-Darstellerin Stormy Daniels gezahlte Schweigegeld weitet sich immer mehr zu einer medialen Schlacht zwischen Juristen aus. Und dabei hat das Lager von US-Präsident Donald Trump, repräsentiert durch Rudolph Giuliani, zurzeit die schlechteren Karten.

06.05.2018 - 19:12 [ CNN ]

Giuliani doesn’t rule out that Trump could take Fifth Amendment in Mueller probe

President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, did not rule out Sunday that the President could plead the Fifth Amendment in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
„How can I ever be confident of that?“ Giuliani told anchor George Stephanopoulos on ABC News‘ „This Week.“

06.05.2018 - 19:03 [ Washington Post ]

Giuliani: It is possible Michael Cohen paid off other women for Trump

When asked during an interview on ABC News’s “This Week” whether Michael Cohen, Trump’s personal attorney, had made payments to other women, Giuliani said he did not know of any but acknowledged that this could have happened.

“I have no knowledge of that,” Giuliani said. “But I would think if it was necessary, yes.”

06.05.2018 - 10:42 [ Politico.com ]

Giuliani: Trump is ‚committed to‘ regime change in Iran

Rudy Giuliani pushed for regime change in Iran on Saturday, saying President Donald Trump is „as committed to regime change as we are.“

It’s „the only way to peace in the Middle East“ and „more important than an Israeli-Palestinian deal,“ Trump’s newest attorney in the ongoing Russia probe and former mayor of New York City told reporters after giving a speech to the Iran Freedom Convention for Democracy and Human Rights in Washington.

05.05.2018 - 15:02 [ Washington Post ]

The Latest: Trump says Giuliani needs to get facts straight

Trump chided Giuliani even as he insisted that “we’re not changing any stories” about the $130,000 settlement, which was paid to Daniels to keep her quiet about her allegations of an affair with Trump. Hours later, Giuliani backed away from his previous suggestion that the Oct. 27 settlement had been made because Trump was in the stretch run of his campaign.

A day earlier, Giuliani had said on Fox News, “Imagine if that came out on October 15, 2016, in the middle of the last debate with Hillary Clinton.”

04.05.2018 - 09:05 [ Washington Post ]

Analysts: Giuliani’s media blitz gives investigators new leads, new evidence

Rudolph W. Giuliani’s media blitz to convince the public that neither Donald Trump nor his lawyer had violated the law by paying a porn star to keep quiet about an alleged affair might have backfired, giving investigators new leads to chase and new evidence of potential crimes, legal analysts said.

03.05.2018 - 20:21 [ theHill.com ]

Rudy Giuliani sets off a firestorm

University of Michigan Professor Barbara McQuade, a former prosecutor, said that Giuliani “may just be building the case against [Trump]. Even demanding that Comey make a public statement that Trump is not under investigation would itself potentially be obstruction of justice.” Likewise, New York Magazine observed “many pundits were quick to note that firing Comey because he wouldn’t say what Trump wanted about the Russia investigation, sounds like the very definition of obstruction of justice.”

03.05.2018 - 16:06 [ Jerusalem Post ]

Former NYC Mayor Giuliani: Israel ‚most innovative country in the world‘

(28.6.2017) Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani praised Israel as „the most innovative country in the world“ when he opened the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on Wednesday morning.

Giuliani was full of compliments for Israel’s achievements, stating that one of the reasons he joined his law office, Greenberg Traurig LLP, is because they have an office in Israel.

03.05.2018 - 15:56 [ derStandard.at ]

Giuliani: Trump erstattete „Schweigegeld“ für Stormy Daniels an Anwalt

Die Zahlung ist vor allem deshalb brisant, weil es sich um eine Wahlkampfhilfe für Trump und damit um eine nicht deklarierte und somit illegale Wahlkampfspende gehandelt haben könnte. Cohen führte bisher stets an, das Geld aus eigener Tasche gezahlt zu haben, Trump beteuerte hingegen, nichts von der Zahlung gewusst zu haben.

02.05.2018 - 09:11 [ New York Magazine ]

Why Were Mueller’s Questions for Trump Leaked?

Perhaps the goal isn’t to convince Trump that Mueller is up to no good, but the public. After struggling to find a lawyer to replace Dowd, on April 19 Trump announced that his friend Rudy Giuliani would lead his legal team. Giuliani talked about bringing the investigation to a quick resolution: