Trump has cut off Rudy Giuliani, and is annoyed that he asked to be paid for his work on challenging the election, book says

  

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Via:  tessylo  •  3 weeks ago  •  6 comments

By:   Bill Bostock, Business Insider

Trump has cut off Rudy Giuliani, and is annoyed that he asked to be paid for his work on challenging the election, book says

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Trump has cut off Rudy Giuliani, and is annoyed that he asked to be paid for his work on challenging the election, book says





Bill Bostock

Mon, July 5, 2021, 8:34 AM







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Rudy Giuliani and then-President Donald Trump at the White House briefing room.   Joshua Roberts/Getty Images
  • Rudy Giuliani spearheaded Donald Trump's attempt to overturn his election loss until February.

  • Giuliani is said to have long been asking Trump to pay his legal fees but has been ignored.

  • Trump and his family have also cast off Giuliani, a new book from Michael Wolff says.

  • See more stories on Insider's business page .

Donald Trump's family has cut off Rudy Giuliani, and the former president has been irked that the lawyer asked to be paid for his work challenging Trump's loss in the 2020 election, a new book says.

On Sunday,   The Times of London published an excerpt   from "Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency," the coming book on the Trump presidency from the author Michael Wolff.

In the extract, Wolff delves into Trump's postpresidential life at his Mar-a-Lago resort and describes Trump as frustrated by the lack of progress in his quest to overturn the 2020 election result.

Giuliani, a longtime ally and personal lawyer of the president, started   leading the Trump campaign's efforts   to overturn the election on November 4 but   departed sometime in February   after a series of setbacks.

Since then, reports have   detailed how Giuliani and his allies have sought to get paid   for the legal work, but to no avail, falling foul of the president in the process.

"Trump is annoyed that he tried to get paid for his election challenge work," Wolff wrote, per The Times.

The excerpt said Giuliani had "gotten only the cold shoulder" while seeking payment from Trump amid the prospect of expensive legal battles of his own.

Trump's family has "cast out, cut off" Giuliani, the excerpt said, without specifying which members of the clan.

Giuliani is the subject of   a Justice Department investigation into whether he broke foreign lobbying laws   while working as Trump's lawyer. Giuliani has not been charged with a crime.

According to Wolff, Trump has also taken to asking visitors to his Mar-a-Lago resort "if they know any good" lawyers to help him continue his plan to overturn the election via the US courts.

Representatives for Trump did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Insider.

The amount owed to Giuliani by Trump is not known, but at one point Maria Ryan, an aide and   rumored girlfriend   of Giuliani, told the Trump campaign that his rate for working on the election challenge was $20,000 a day,   The New York Times reported .

In mid-January, both   The Washington Post   and   The New York Times   cited sources saying that Trump had instructed his aides   not to pay Giuliani his legal fees   following Trump's second impeachment.

The New York Times said at the time that White House officials also started blocking Giuliani's calls to Trump.

An excerpt from another book about Trump   - "Frankly, We Did Win This Election: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost" by the Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender - published by the Daily Mail indicates that Trump regularly insulted Giuliani while they worked together.

In one instance, Bender wrote, Trump mocked Giuliani for falling asleep in a meeting.

Read the original article on   Business Insider



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Tessylo
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1  seeder  Tessylo    3 weeks ago
  • Rudy Giuliani spearheaded Donald Trump's attempt to overturn his election loss until February.

  • Giuliani is said to have long been asking Trump to pay his legal fees but has been ignored.

  • Trump and his family have also cast off Giuliani, a new book from Michael Wolff says.

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I'm shocked!  Shocked I tell you!

Rudy got stiffed!

What a surprise. . . 

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
Professor Guide
1.1  Paula Bartholomew  replied to  Tessylo @1    3 weeks ago

Usually his hand has to be down his pants to get "stiffed".jrSmiley_68_smiley_image.png

 
 
 
Tessylo
Professor Principal
2  seeder  Tessylo    3 weeks ago

The amount owed to Giuliani by Trump is not known, but at one point Maria Ryan, an aide and      rumored girlfriend       of Giuliani, told the Trump campaign that his rate for working on the election challenge was $20,000 a day,      The New York Times reported   .

In mid-January, both      The Washington Post       and      The New York Times       cited sources saying that Trump had instructed his aides      not to pay Giuliani his legal fees       following Trump's second impeachment.

The New York Times said at the time that White House officials also started blocking Giuliani's calls to Trump.

 
 
 
JBB
Professor Principal
3  JBB    3 weeks ago

In Trump's view Rudy failed him. He is not President!

Rudy has a lot of chutzpah expecting to still be paid.

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
Professor Guide
4  Paula Bartholomew    3 weeks ago

Considering how RG went into court unprepared and totally embarrassed himself in front of a judge, I wouldn't pay him either.  I hope though that he flips on Trump because of this.

 
 
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