Latest Rudolph Giuliani News

Giuliani associate decides not to testify at criminal trial

Oct. 20, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An associate of Rudy Giuliani told a federal judge Wednesday that he will not testify at his own trial on charges alleging he used a Russian financier’s money to make donations to U.S. political candidates. Lev Parnas made the announcement in Manhattan...

Prosecutors rest; Giuliani associate considers testifying

Oct. 19, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An associate of Rudy Giuliani must decide by Wednesday morning whether to testify at his trial on charges that he illegally enabled a Russian financier to contribute to U.S. politicians. Attorney Joseph Bondy said after prosecutors finished presenting...

Witness: Giuliani associate never delivered campaign funds

Oct. 15, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt testified at a trial Friday, describing how his enthusiastic pursuit of big contributions from a Rudy Giuliani associate he met at a Trump hotel during his 2018 run for governor ended with a $10,000 check he had to reject. ...

Stunts, cats and crime: Sliwa's colorful run for NYC mayor

Oct. 15, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wearing his signature red beret, Curtis Sliwa is on television, stroking one of his 16 rescue cats in a campaign ad. He’s in the subway with his Guardian Angels anti-crime patrol. He's breaking up restaurant brawls in Little Italy and blaming the mafia and the mayor when...

Ex-Dominion worker's attorneys fight for defamation suit

Oct. 14, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, top campaign attorneys and conservative media outlets recklessly spread an uncorroborated report that a former security director for Dominion Voting Systems tried to fix the 2020 election for Joe Biden, the ex-employee’s...

Prosecutor: Foreigner fueled Giuliani associate's donations

Oct. 13, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers opened the trial of an associate of Rudy Giuliani on Wednesday with plenty of talk about $1 million from a Russian financier that prosecutors contend was aimed at illegally influencing U.S. politicians, but there was little mention of Giuliani and other prominent...

Openings set for Wednesday in trial of Giuliani associate

Oct. 12, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A smiling Lev Parnas, a onetime associate of Rudy Giuliani who is accused along with a co-defendant of making illegal campaign contributions, left a Manhattan courthouse after a newly sworn-in jury was told to return Wednesday morning for opening statements. ...

Giuliani associates face trial in campaign finance scheme

Oct. 11, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lev Parnas once pitched himself in TV interviews and through an unorthodox publicity campaign by his lawyer as someone who could expose corruption in the Trump Administration over its dealings in Ukraine. Less than two years later and with less fanfare,...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Oct. 06, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

Miami Herald. October 2, 2021. Editorial: Want voters to trust the redistricting process? Start with listening to them The once-a-decade process of drawing new boundaries for legislative and congressional seats has started in Tallahassee. It’s...

Lawyers: Plea deal talks collapsed for Giuliani associate

Oct. 05, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A potential plea deal that would have averted a criminal trial for an associate of Rudy Giuliani never materialized despite talks, lawyers said Tuesday. A prosecutor told U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken at a final pretrial hearing to discuss trial...