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Rudy Giuliani admits an associate did ask for $20,000 a day from Trump campaign

Rudy Giuliani admits an associate did ask for $20,000 a day from Trump campaign

1/24/2021 5:25:00 PM

Rudy Giuliani admits an associate did ask for $20,000 a day from Trump campaign

Giuliani said an associate had sent the email asking for the fee shortly after Election Day, but maintained he had knowledge of it at the time.

Giuliani acknowledged toThe New York Timeson Friday night that his associate Maria Ryan had sent the email shortly after Election Day, but denied being aware of it at the time.He maintained that Ryan had consulted with another associate, Larry Levy, about the payment Giuliani should seek while he was traveling.

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"Mr. Giuliani began working the case in the wee hours of the morning on November 4," Ryan wrote in the email sent from a Giuliani Partners account,The Timesreported.Noting that a team in Washington, D.C. was working out of rented hotel rooms, Ryan added that instead of $2,000 an hour,"we will contract for $20,000 a day which will include all of the expenses for Mr. Giuliani and his staff."

Rudy Giuliani speaks to supporters of former president Donald Trump from The Ellipse near the White House on January 6, in Washington, D.C.Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty ImagesBut whenThe Timesasked Giuliani about the request in November, Giuliani denied it—and continuing denying that he ever sought $20,000 a day, including as recently as on Friday afternoon on his radio show.

In an interview with the newspaper on Friday, he claimed he"never had a single expectation of being paid a penny" and that he represented Trump"out of my sense of commitment."Giuliani has been contacted for additional comment.Giuliani was one of the staunchest supporters of the former president's baseless claims that the 2020 presidential election had been stolen from him.

Earlier this month,it had awarded to Giuliani in recognition of his response to the September 11, 2001 attacks as mayor of New York City. Read more: Newsweek »

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Trump loyals love when one of their elites gets paid Cults will always starve to serve their masters Rudy g deserves to get paid by the Maga - Magas need to Hand over deed to their homes to Rudy ! That associate being er ..... Gudy Riuliani ..... yeah that's right Gudy ..... or maybe them damn Dominion machines!

“An associate” CALLING BULLSHIT! We need to force Rudy to produce some evidence of voter fraud during the impeachment trial. We need to put Trump in the spotlight to do the same. Other Congressmen and Senators that voted to overturn the election need to show some evidence as well. Can’t wait for their honeymoon to be over and the dirty laundry start to air.

Let the guy get paid!! He had to basically fly around and Humiliate himself making those ridiculous arguments. I would do it for 20 grand day, not a penny less I thought Rudy Giuliani was in jail now? Borat2 OpenSecretsDC Who cares?