Rudy Giuliani could very well go down in history as one of American politics’ most volatile figures, and the legend surrounding him continues to grow.
Giuliani first came to the public eye as an incredibly successful Mayor of New York City who not only cleaned up one of The Big Apple’s most crime-infested areas, but also helped steer the five boroughs back to strength after the horrific attacks of September 11th.
Fast forward a decade and a half, however, and you’ll find a man who is no longer universally loved – even by those who were once close to him. His work to overturn the 2020 election results on behalf of Donald Trump has further polarized the nation’s opinion of Rudy, and his long list of questionable statements and strategies has begun to weigh on his reputation.
Now, as Rudy continues to lay low after the attempted insurrection of January 6th, those who’ve spent time with Giuliani over the last few months have some astonishing and uncouth things to say about him.
Former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne, who unexpectedly ended up playing a part in the election overturn effort in the last days of Donald Trump’s presidency, claims in a lengthy blog entry that Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani was regularly ‘s***-faced’ while coordinating the legal effort.
Byrne, who was spotted at the White House and featured in angry White House clashes over strategy, says Giuliani had imbibed heavily hours before his infamous Republican National Committee press conference where what appeared to by hair dye was pouring down the side of his face.
‘Almost every evening, and many early afternoons, Rudy was s***-faced,’ Byrne wrote on his ‘deep capture’ blog, although he attributed the alleged information to others.
In one telling of that story of that fateful press conference, it was said that Giuliani had perhaps had as much as three double scotches prior to taking the stage.
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