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Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani could face criminal investigation in Arizona over their attempts to overturn election

Donald Trump and his allies could face a criminal investigation in Arizona. Arizona's Secretary of State asked the state Attorney General to investigate Trump allies for violating election laws. Arizona GOP Chair and Trump backer Kelli Ward told Maricopa officials "we need you to stop the counting" the votes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump and key allies could be facing a criminal investigation in Arizona for launching a campaign to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.Last week Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs wrote to the state's Attorney General Mark Brnovich to urge him to laun...
election, jenna ellis, Law, Politics, Republican National Committee, RNC, Rudy Giuliani

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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The Trump team was anxious about a’delay’ with the Wisconsin election results, but they had the time zones wrong: book

Trump waited earnestly for updated results from Wisconsin on election night, per a forthcoming book. White House attendees thought there was a "delay" in the election results from the Midwestern state. The campaign didn't account for the time zone difference, with Wisconsin being an hour behind eastern time. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. In the early hours of November 4, after one of the most tumultuous presidential elections in US history, then-President Donald Trump rattled off the states that were called in his favor, which included the key electoral prizes of Florida, Ohio, and Texas.He was optimistic ...
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‘I didn’t come here to kiss your f—ing ring’: Sidney Powell ripped into Rudy Giuliani after clash over election theories, book says

Sidney Powell clashed early on with Giuliani as part of Trump's campaign legal team, per a new book. "I didn't come here to kiss your f---ing ring," she reportedly told the former New York City mayor. Powell later saw herself cast aside and then brought back into the Trump orbit. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Giuliani assembled the Trump campaign legal team in a room that overflowed with trash and had a’rotting smell,’ a new book says

Giuliani built Trump's campaign legal team in a room with refuse "that overflowed onto the floor," a new book says. Between Election Day and the day when Giuliani arrived, the space had reportedly not been cleaned. The Trump campaign endured continuous legal setbacks while seeking to challenge the 2020 election. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Shortly after the November general election, Rudy Giuliani turned his focus to assembling a national legal team for then-President Donald Trump's campaign.Giuliani, who was Trump's personal lawyer at the time, needed to bring together a national team in a day, with law...
Bernard Kerik, Donald Trump, election fraud disinformation, jenna ellis, Politics, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani

‘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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Rudy Giuliani insisted that Trump declare victory in Michigan before the state was called, a new book says

Giuliani wanted Trump to preemptively declare victory in Michigan, a new book says. "If we don't say we won, they will steal it from us," Giuliani contended. Giuliani's preemptive claims of a stolen election concerned Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Michigan was a key state in former President Donald Trump's electoral calculus for winning a second term in office.In 2016, Trump narrowly won the Wolverine State by chipping away at the blue-collar base that had long powered wins by Democratic presidential nominees.Last November, the former president's campaign team knew that...
2020 election, Donald Trump, Politics, Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani’s election fraud hotline was inundated with’thousands of dick pics’ and animal porn, new book says

Giuliani's election fraud hotline was inundated with dick pics and animal porn, a new book said. The photos, videos, and other "virulent screeds" forced people manning the hotline to beg for other duties. The Trump campaign had to change the hotline's number multiple times because of prank calls. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Arizona, Donald Trump, Election 2020, election interference, Katie Hobbs, Kelli Ward, Maricopa County, Politics, Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell

Arizona’s top elections official is calling for a probe of Trump and his allies over’intense efforts to interfere’ with ballot counting

Records obtained by The Arizona Republic showed Trump allies contacting Arizona election officials. "We need you to stop the counting," Kelli Ward, Arizona GOP chair, told an official during ballot counting. Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is calling on Trump and his allies to be investigated over the reports. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Allies of Rudy Giuliani have created a’Freedom Fund’ to aid the former Trump lawyer with legal issues

Allies of Rudy Giuliani have created a "Freedom Fund" to assist the former Trump lawyer. Bernard Kerik said that the fund would help Giuliani "defend himself from frivolous lawsuits." On Thursday, Giuliani was suspended from practicing law in New York State pending further review. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...