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#EndorseThis: CNN Gets Rudy Giuliani To Admit Likely Collusion With Russia

CNN suffered a PR crisis a few months ago after making errors on the air. But slowly but surely, a few hard-nosed and skillful journalists are helping the network regain its street cred among political insiders. In this incredibly-overlooked clip from Memorial Day weekend, CNN’s Dana Bash presses Trump legal henchman Rudy Giuliani about the […]

May 28, 2018
Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live Serves Up Sopranos Finale With Baldwin And Crew

The setting and mood, even the music, of the Saturday Night Live season finale cold open should be instantly familiar to Sopranos fans. Into a certain celebrated diner in northern New Jersey strolls the president of the United States (Alec Baldwin), who commandeers a booth where he is soon joined by his manic lawyer, Rudy Giuliani […]

May 20, 2018

Danziger: Another Fine Mess

As soon as Rudy Giuliani showed up as a Trump spokesman in 2016, a bad ending was never in doubt. Now Danziger wonders how Rudy explains his latest monkeyshines to his new client.

May 6, 2018

Rudy Giuliani Keeps Racking Up Potential Felony Charges Against Client Trump

If Rudy Giuliani’s goal was to save Trump from any campaign donation violations, he failed miserably. Instead Rudy simply obliterated any remaining shred of White House credibility.

May 4, 2018

Did Sanders Lie To Media About Stormy Payment? Or Did Trump Lie To Her?

Reprinted with permission from Alternet. Sarah Sanders on Thursday wouldn’t say whether she was kept in the dark about President Donald Trump’s hush money payment to former adult film star Stephanie Clifford, who is better known as Stormy Daniels. CNN reporter Jim Acosta probed the press secretary on the matter at the afternoon’s press briefing. […]

May 4, 2018

Still Talking, Giuliani Says Trump Paid Stormy For Political Protection

After several disastrous admissions during Sean Hannity’s program Wednesday night, Rudy Giuliani kept the downward momentum going on “Fox & Friends” Thursday morning. On Wednesday, Giuliani told Hannity that Trump knew about Michael Cohen’s payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, and that Cohen was personally reimbursed by Trump. Both Trump and Sarah Huckabee Sanders have denied that Trump knew about the payment […]

May 3, 2018

Crisis Lockdown Seizes White House After Trump’s Stormy Admission

Appearing on Fox and Friends, Trump lawyer Rudolph Giuliani appeared to suggest that the timing of the Stormy Daniels payoff was meant to coincide with the presidential election.

May 3, 2018

Giuliani: Trump Repaid $130,000 Porn Star Hush Money To Cohen

Rudy Giuliani told Fox News on Wednesday evening that President Trump had indeed reimbursed his attorney Michael Cohen for $130,000 in hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels in the months before the 2016 presidential election. The former New York mayor, who recently joined Trump’s legal defense team, told host Sean Hannity that the […]

May 2, 2018

Rudy Is Back With Trump (And Wayne Barrett Revealed The Truth About Both)

Having debased himself so thoroughly during the 2016 presidential campaign, Rudolph Giuliani has fallen far in public esteem since his heyday as “America’s Mayor,” the unquestionable hero of 9/11. And now that he has returned to the service of Donald Trump, with a pompous promise to “negotiate an end” to Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation, […]

April 19, 2018

For Comey, Hard Questions About Rudy Giuliani And The FBI

Openly voicing threats to leak internal FBI complaints about the Clinton probe were former prosecutor Rudolph Giuliani and James Kallstrom, a former head of the New York FBI office.

April 18, 2018
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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
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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

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
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#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

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

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