Rudy Giuliani Tried to Claim He 'Did Not Dig Up Dirt on Joe Biden' and Jake Tapper Clapped Back With Receipts

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani is known by some to hurt his client more than help him.

Such was the case on Monday afternoon, after Trump's impeachment defense attorney, Jane Raskin, defended Giuliani on the Senate floor, dismissing the idea that he went to Ukraine to look for dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden.


Giuliani commended Raskin on Twitter.


Giuliani blamed the familiar—if imaginary—establishment media.

It wasn't long before a supposed member of the establishment media specter, CNN's Jake Tapper, used Giuliani's own words against him.

Tapper pointed out Giuliani's statement in a September interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo, in which Giuliani denied attempting to dig up dirt on Biden before almost immediately admitting that he did.

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Numerous officials testified under oath to the House committees that Giuliani was conducting back channel diplomacy in an effort to spur an investigation into Burisma, the energy company on which Biden's son Hunter was a board member. They all said they understood Burisma to be a code for Biden. Giuliani's own former allies have said the same.

Despite his track record, Giuliani's ineptitude was still surprising.







In a 2018 interview, Giuliani once claimed that "Truth is not truth."

It appears he's still clinging to that belief.

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President Donald Trump took the opportunity to hype his pet project—bollard fencing along the southern border—to a meeting of the National Border Patrol Council.

The NBPC—a union organization not part of the federal agency—is "the exclusive representative of approximately 18,000 Border Patrol Agents and support personnel assigned to the U.S. Border Patrol."

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Veteran actor and Democrat Alec Baldwin's portrayal of President Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live has garnered near-unanimous praise since the 2016 campaign (except, of course, from Trump himself).

But in a recent tweet, Baldwin reminded his followers that Trump's ascent and increasing corruption is no laughing matter.

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President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and one of the key players in the Ukraine scandal, Rudy Giuliani, is once again claiming to have proof of a Democratic scandal in Ukraine.

Once again, he's refusing to reveal it.

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Attorney General William Barr criticized President Donald Trump's tweets about Justice Department prosecutors' sentencing recommendation for Trump ally Roger Stone.

Barr—who overrode the recommendation after Trump railed against it on Twitter—said Trump's tweets made it impossible to do his job, though some people believe his words weren't to rein in Trump, but to mitigate public outrage.

Fox Host Lou Dobbs is not one of those people.

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Americans across the country were furious when President Donald Trump fired Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman after Trump was acquitted in his impeachment trial by the Republican Senate.

Vindman complied with a congressional subpoena to testify before the House committee overseeing Trump's impeachment inquiry last year.

The career military official and Purple Heart recipient was escorted out by security along with his twin brother, an NSC official who played no part in the impeachment proceedings.

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People cried foul earlier this week when the Justice Department overrode four career prosecutors to recommend a reduced sentence for former Trump campaign advisor Roger Stone.

The Department's decision came only a day after Trump railed against the prosecutors' recommendation on Twitter, leading many to believe the Department reduced the sentence recommendation because the President interceded on his ally's behalf.

All four prosecutors on the case resigned in response to the change.

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