Rudy Giuliani, a longtime personal friend and lawyer to Donald Trump, recently revealed that he would be unable to represented the former President during his upcoming impeachment trial in the Senate, on account of Rudy being present during the events referenced in the accusations against Trump.
And while Rudy does love the spotlight at times, perhaps his inability to commit to the presumably lengthy impeachment trial will give him time to work on another case; one in which Dominion Voting Systems is suing him for over a billion dollars.
Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit on Monday against Rudolph W. Giuliani, the lawyer for Donald J. Trump and former mayor of New York City who played a key role in the former president’s monthslong effort to subvert the 2020 election.
The 107-page lawsuit, filed in the Federal District Court in Washington, accuses Mr. Giuliani of carrying out “a viral disinformation campaign about Dominion” made up of “demonstrably false” allegations, in part to enrich himself through legal fees and his podcast.
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The suit is similar in stature to another that Dominion has brought against fellow pro-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell, who also made a number of heavy claims about the company’s ethics over the course of the last few weeks.
The suit seeks damages of more than $1.3 billion and is based on more than 50 statements Mr. Giuliani made at legislative hearings, on Twitter, on his podcast and in the conservative news media, where he spun a fictitious narrative of a plot by one of the biggest voting machine manufacturers in the country to flip votes to President Biden.
As of this writing, Rudy Giuliani has yet to respond publicly to the lawsuit.
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