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Republican National Committee

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The GOP’s top lawyer said Rudy Giuliani’s 2020 election lawsuits were’a joke’ and’are getting laughed out of court’

An email The Washington Post obtained shows division within the GOP over the 2020 election. The Republican National Committee's top lawyer criticized lawsuits disputing the election results. Rudy Giuliani retaliated by trying to have the lawyer fired, The Post reported. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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‘Who the f— do you think you are?’ Giuliani told RNC chief counsel to resign for questioning Trump election claims, book says

Rudy Giuliani last November told the RNC chief counsel to resign, according to a new book. At a dinner, Trump campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis passed around a note from counsel Justin Riemer. Giuliani was upset at what he perceived to be Riemer's questioning of Trump's electoral fraud claims. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Last November, Trump campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis received an email that forwarded a note from Republican National Committee (RNC) chief counsel Justin Riemer, with the GOP official questioning the former president's election claims, according to a forthcoming book by Michael Wolff.In the note,...
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An ex-GOP staffer pleaded guilty to child pornography charges and now faces up to 15 years in prison

An ex-GOP staffer pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge and faces 12 to 15 years in prison. An investigation found Ruben Verastigui took part in a chat featuring sexual depictions of children. "Verastigui's release would put the public and children everywhere at-risk," prosecutors said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A former GOP staffer and Republican National Committee aide pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge after he admitted to possessing 50 photos and 152 videos of child pornography.Ruben Verastigui, 27, entered a guilty plea during a video conference hearing and could face 12 to 15 years in priso...
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Russian hackers breached Republican National Committee computer systems last week: reports

Russian hackers targeted and breached RNC computer systems last week, according to Bloomberg News. The attack took place around the same time a major ransomware attack was executed by a Russian-linked criminal group. A representative for the RNC told Insider tha no RNC data was accessed in the breach. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian government hackers breached computer systems for the Republican National Committee last week, around the same time a major ransomware attack was tied to a Russian-linked criminal group, according to Bloomberg News. Two people familiar with the incident told the outlet that the hack...