A spokesman for the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a statement on Sunday night that distanced the DOJ from Rudy Giuliani.
The Justice Department distanced itself on Sunday from Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, declaring that department officials would not have met with Mr. Giuliani to discuss one of his clients had they known that federal prosecutors in New York were investigating two of his associates.
“When Mr. Benczkowski and fraud section lawyers met with Mr. Giuliani, they were not aware of any investigation of Mr. Giuliani’s associates in the Southern District of New York and would not have met with him had they known,” said Peter Carr, a department spokesman.
By declaring Giuliani too radioactive to touch, the DOJ has not only thrown Trump’s lawyer under the bus, but they have made sure that a sizable chunk of Giuliani’s business just vanished. Rudy Giuliani has been running around the world running a shadow foreign policy and also selling himself as someone who can influence agencies and departments in the Trump administration.
The DOJ’s distancing is all part of a Republican strategy to blame Rudy Giuliani for the Ukraine scandal in order to save the Trump presidency.
While Trump publicly stays loyal, Rudy Giuliani is being set up to be the fall guy by the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress.
The former America’s Mayor is now Trump’s fall guy.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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