For weeks now, there have been rumblings from deep inside Trumpland about Rudy Giuliani, and what he brings to the table.
Giuliani has been a steadfast ally of the President’s, but it’s what he’s given back to the Donald Trump over the course of the late stages of this election cycle that seems to be lacking. Giuliani has been routinely caught in strange and somewhat embarrassing situations, including a strange scene in the latest Borat film and the booking of a press conference at Four Seasons Total Landscaping, as opposed to the Four Seasons.
Oh, and let’s not forget his nonchalance when asked about working with Russian spies.
Some of those who’ve previously worked closely with Donald Trump are now pushing back against Rudy in a big way.
Former acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Wednesday slammed Rudy Giuliani’s leadership of the Trump campaign’s election-related legal challenges, saying the effort to reverse the presidential race’s outcome “is not a television program” and should be handled by more experienced attorneys.
“I’m still a little concerned about the use of Rudy Giuliani. It strikes me that this is the most important lawsuit in the history of the country, and they’re not using the most well-noted election lawyers,” Mulvaney, who served as President Donald Trump’s top aide from January 2019-March 2020, told Fox Business.
“There are folks who do this all of the time. This is a specialty. This is not a television program. This is the real thing,” Mulvaney said. “And I was struck by a couple things that Rudy said in court yesterday. So on one hand, I think it needs to go forward. It absolutely does. I wish that it was being prosecuted a little more efficiently.”
Mulvaney seemed to be responding to Giuliani’s choice to take the case himself – a rather dramatic development that occurred this week.
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