Donald Trump’s former attorney Rudy Giuliani, who pushed for fake legal challenges for the 2020 election, met for hours with the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 uprising at the Capitol. US Capitol, a source told the Associated Press. Giuliani was scheduled to meet with the Commission earlier this month, but that meeting has been rescheduled.
Giuliani, who served as Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001, was given a virtual interview and spoke with the Commission for much of the day on Friday, according to the AP. The committee previously said it was seeking records and an interview with Giuliani, and that it wanted information about Giuliani’s plans for Trump to direct the seizure of voting machines and his efforts to convince state legislators take steps to overturn the election results. Giuliani also spoke at the rally in front of the White House before the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
The Commission originally subpoenaed Giuliani in January along with other members of Trump’s legal team who conspired to overturn election results in battleground states through lawsuits making false claims. supported on major election fraud. Trump’s then-Attorney General, William Barr, had said there were no widespread irregularities that could have affected the outcome of President Joe Biden’s race, and judges nationwide dismissed the charge. tie.
It’s fascinating that there’s still no leak about: the NINE hour of Giuliani’s testimony yesterday — the length implies that he didn’t make the 5th. John Dean said last night on CNN that there is They probably gave him immunity from his testimony, which would be extremely explosive if so, in a good way.
– Ghost of Spiro Agnew (@SpiroAgnewGhost) May 21, 2022
Giuliani is considered a key aide to the Commission, having interviewed nearly 1,000 witnesses, including members of the Trump family and advisers within his inner circle. The committee, which declined to comment on Giuliani’s testimony, plans a series of televised hearings in June.
Rumor has it that Rudy Giuliani drank a fifth instead of begging for the Fifth during his hearing before the Commission on January 6.
– Mayo (@MayoIsSpicyy) May 21, 2022
https://hillreporter.com/rudy-giuliani-gave-hours-of-testimony-to-jan-6th-committee-131965 Rudy Giuliani Gave Hours of Testimony to Jan 6th Committee