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Rudy Giuliani's flimsy foreign policy experience

Rudy Giuliani’s Newest Gig Is Almost Too Sleazy To Be True

Last August, when the Obama administration returned $440 million from frozen Iranian bank accounts to Iran as part of the international deal to shutter Iran’s nuclear weapons program, Giuliani said, “I call that trading with the enemy.”

April 13, 2017
GOP, Right-Wing, Trump 2016

12 Moments Of Right-Wing Horror And Absurdity In 2016

It’s a little hard to celebrate the end of 2016, a truly awful year, when in 20 days, a petty, vindictive man with the maturity and impulse control of a five-year-old and the ossified views of a dinosaur will be president.

January 1, 2017
Cartoon: Rat Rudy Giuliani leaves SS Trump

Cartoon: Rudy Retreats

The abrupt end of Rudolph Giuliani’s public career reminds the cartoonist of a maritime exit strategy.

December 17, 2016
Rudolph Giuliani boasted about "a few surprises" two days before Comey letter

Giuliani Ends His Bid To Serve In The Trump Administration

Giuliani’s withdrawal from consideration came after Trump made clear that he was broadening his search for a secretary of state.

December 10, 2016
Cartoon: Romney's blinding smile awes Giuliani in SecState Battle

Cartoon: Romney Or Giuliani?

Romney’s blinding smile shocks and awes grim Giuliani in struggle to become Trump’s secretary of state.

November 25, 2016
"Lock her up" Clinton prosecution

Conservatives Bristle As Trump Backs Off Clinton Prosecution

“She went through a lot and suffered greatly in many different ways, and I am not looking to hurt them at all. The campaign was vicious,” Trump told the Times, adding that launching an investigation was “not something I feel very strongly about.”

November 22, 2016
Trevor Noah snarks Bannon and Trump on The Daily Show

#EndorseThis: Roy Wood, Jr. Explains Why Bannon’s White Nationalism Is “Great News”

Trevor Noah is confused by the idea that open racism in the White House would be an improvement, but Roy Wood, Jr., breaks it down for him.

November 17, 2016
Rudy Giuliani's flimsy foreign policy experience

Rudy Giuliani’s Flimsy Foreign Policy Credentials

As mayor of New York City, Giuliani gained national recognition for his post-9/11 actions, but Giuliani’s few foreign policy forays as mayor at times turned into minor international incidents.

November 16, 2016
Rudy Giuliani for secretary of state?

Is Giuliani Really The Leading Candidate For Secretary Of State?

“If Rudy wants it, he’ll get it,” former House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich told “The Kelly File” on Fox News.

November 15, 2016

#EndorseThis: Colbert Schools Gingrich On Sexual Assault And “Whoopy Making”

Stephen Colbert realized that Newt Gingrich may not understand the difference between “whoopy-making” and felonious assault.

October 27, 2016
Ohio voters cast their votes at the polls for early voting in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in Medina Ohio

Chicago Officials: ‘Technology Means Voting Fraud Is Ancient History’

In the last 10 years, Chicago has had only 10 referrals of suspicious activity to the state’s attorney’s office with over nine million ballots cast during that same time period.

October 19, 2016
Rudolph Giuliani boasted about "a few surprises" two days before Comey letter

Rudy Giuliani Sees Dead People – Voting

Rudy Giuliani must be able to communicate with the dead telling Jake Tapper “I’m sorry, dead people generally vote for Democrats rather than Republicans.”

October 18, 2016
Giuliani on Hardball

#EndorseThis: Giuliani Eviscerated By Chris Matthews On Birther Claims

According to former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, Republican nominee Donald Trump has accepted that President Obama was born in the United States.

September 9, 2016

Rudy Giuliani Asks Viewers To ‘Go Online’ For Clinton Health Conspiracies

This is hardly the first baseless conspiracy theory to bubble into official Trump Campaign rhetoric. And while Stephen Bannon, the Breitbart executive and current Trump campaign “CEO,” may be encouraging surrogates to turn up their attacks, the real blame lies with Trump confidant and “dirty trickster” Roger Stone.

August 22, 2016

Rudy Giuliani Forgets About 9/11, Despite Being The Mayor Of New York City On 9/11

In a speech introducing GOP nominee Donald Trump in Youngstown, Ohio Monday, former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani appeared to forget about the biggest terror attack that happened under his mayoral tenure: the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2011.

August 16, 2016

Why Did Rudy Giuliani Say Milwaukee Rioting Proves Trump Right On ‘Law And Order’?

The Trump campaign, which Giuliani frequently represents as a surrogate, has used the phrase in reference to “radical Islamic terrorism,” illegal immigration, crime rates in cities, the status of law enforcement in American culture, and one-off events like the murder of five Dallas police offices.

August 16, 2016
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Giuliani: ‘There Is Certainly Every Opportunity For Trump To Win This Election’

Republican Donald Trump’s top aides and supporters on Sunday downplayed a chaotic week in which the New York businessman was distracted from his core message by personal spats, as a new poll showed him trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton. A Washington Post-ABC News poll released on Sunday found Clinton leading among registered voters with 50 percent of support in the week after the Democratic Party convention where she was formally named the presidential nominee, compared to 42 percent for Trump.

August 7, 2016
Patricia Smith speaks at the Republican National Convention.

The Republican Convention Is Weaponizing Grief

Patricia Smith was one of a staggering six total parents who appeared onstage to link the Democratic nominee and Democratic policies with the deaths of their sons, the rest of whom were killed in incidents on the U.S.-Mexico border or involving undocumented immigrants.

July 20, 2016

Controversial Conservative Figures Are Using The Dallas Shooting For Publicity

By now, it’s a pattern: Conservative politicians, after failed or menially important careers in public service, turn to cable news to make a real name for themselves, parlaying the illusion of power and influence into book deals, “consulting” positions, and TV shows. Last week was a shining example.

July 11, 2016

#EndorseThis: Rudy Giuliani Says “I Saved A Lot More Black Lives Than Black Lives Matter”

This morning, Rudy Giuliani returned to a cable talk show to defend his allegation, on another talk show, that the Black Lives Matter movement was “inherently racist.”

July 11, 2016
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At A Time Like This, Is There Anyone We Need Less Than Rudy Giuliani?

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, whose tenure was marred by law enforcement killings of unarmed African-Americans, took to the national television circuit today to baselessly smear Black Lives Matter protesters.

July 10, 2016
Rudy Giuliani on Fox & Friends

Trump’s America: Surveillance Of Muslims, McCarthyite Trials

While Donald Trump has dominated the airwaves with vitriolic hate against Muslims and immigrants this elections season, he isn’t the only Republican pushing an Islamophobic agenda.

June 14, 2016
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Trump Considering Giuliani For Commission To Address Muslim ‘Problem’

Donald Trump wasn’t bluffing when proposed a ban on Muslims entering the United States: This morning, he outlined the mechanism by which he would indiscriminately ban 1.6 billion people from entering the country.

May 11, 2016

Endorse This: Rudy Giuliani Says Hillary Clinton “A Founding Member Of ISIS”

George W. Bush himself, in his book Decision Points, admits “Thousands of armed men had just been told they were not wanted. Instead of signing up for the new military, many joined the insurgency.”

March 24, 2016

Endorse This: Rudy Doesn’t Want To Say Trump Is Lying

Watch as Rudy Giuliani simultaneously debunks Donald Trump’s claim that thousands of Muslims celebrated on 9/11 — but refuses to actually call Trump a liar.

December 1, 2015