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Rudy Giuliani barred from accusing Fulton County election workers of fraud (opens a new window)

  • May 22, 2024
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Rudy Giuliani would be permanently barred from spreading false voting fraud allegations against two former Fulton County election workers under an agreement filed in federal court Tuesday.

Giuliani has agreed to refrain from accusing Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss of ballot stuffing to help Joe Biden win the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. If approved by a federal judge in Washington, the agreement would essentially settle the second of two defamation lawsuits the election workers brought against Giuliani.

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Rudy Giuliani agrees to stop accusing Georgia workers of election fraud (opens a new window)

  • May 22, 2024
  • NBC News

Former Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani agreed to stop accusing former Georgia election workers Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss of election fraud, according to court documents made public Tuesday.

The mother-daughter pair won their defamation suit — and a $148 million judgment — against Giuliani, the former Trump attorney and two-time New York City mayor, in December.

Giuliani agrees to drop accusations about Georgia poll workers after massive $148 million defamation loss (opens a new window)

  • May 22, 2024
  • Washington Examiner

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani agreed to cease his attacks against a pair of Georgia election workers in light of a $148 million defamation judgment against him.

Court documents revealed Giuliani agreed to stop accusations against Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss after hammering the two, saying they had stolen the election with USB drives they passed around “like vials of heroin or cocaine.”

Rudy Giuliani agrees to stop telling 2020 lies about former Georgia election workers (opens a new window)

  • May 22, 2024
  • MSNBC

Rudy Giuliani has agreed to stop spreading lies about two former Georgia election workers who won a nearly $150 million judgment against him after he repeatedly accused them of election fraud.

In the court documents filed Tuesday in federal bankruptcy court, Giuliani agreed to be permanently barred from making any statements that suggest that Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss engaged in wrongdoing in the 2020 presidential election. He also agreed to allow the court to enforce the injunction in the future.

Rudy Giuliani agrees to never again publicly accuse Georgia election workers of vote tampering (opens a new window)

  • May 22, 2024
  • The Independent

Disgraced ex-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has agreed to never again publicly accuse two Georgia election workers of tampering with votes in the 2020 election, allegations that have led him to personal bankruptcy.

In a draft agreement filed on Tuesday and obtained by CNN, the former lawyer for Donald Trump gave up his years-long campaign against Ruby Freeman and her daughter Shaye Moss.

Giuliani agrees to stop spreading 2020 vote-tampering lies about Georgia election workers (opens a new window)

  • May 22, 2024
  • CNN

Rudy Giuliani has agreed to never again publicly accuse two Georgia election workers of tampering with votes in the 2020 election, a false accusation that he has repeated frequently and that led to his bankruptcy.

With the agreement, Giuliani is forfeiting a yearslong verbal and legal battle he’s waged with the election workers, Ruby Freeman and her daughter, Shaye Moss. It also gives the women significant power to hold him accountable if Giuliani again publicly suggests they stole votes to hurt former President Donald Trump, which is not true.

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Giuliani says he will stop accusing Georgia workers of election tampering (opens a new window)

  • May 22, 2024
  • The Washington Post

Rudy Giuliani has agreed to no longer accuse two Georgia poll workers of tampering with the 2020 election, according to a draft agreement filed Tuesday in federal bankruptcy court.

The agreement bars Giuliani — who has amplified election falsehoods for years as a staunch ally of former president Donald Trump — from publishing or helping to publish false statements that the two workers “engaged in wrongdoing” related to the 2020 election.

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Trump’s Been On Trial A Month Now. So Far, The World Has Not Ended. (opens a new window)

  • May 20, 2024
  • Huff Post

Amanda Carpenter, a former staffer in Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz’s office who now works for the nonpartisan Protect Democracy, said it’s important to keep in mind that while Trump’s calls for unrest may not have brought actual violence so far, the undercurrent of violence appears to be slowing down the court calendar in his favor.

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Donald Trump wants to control the Justice Department and FBI. His allies have a plan (opens a new window)

  • May 17, 2024
  • Reuters
“There are always enforcement disputes … That is standard politics,” said Kristy Parker, a former federal prosecutor who is now at Protect Democracy, a non-profit legal advocacy organization. “What is not standard politics is somebody basically coming in and saying we are going to jettison the idea that the Department of Justice should have a wall of separation between it and the personal political agenda of the president.”
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A Courtroom Parade of Trump’s Allies (opens a new window)

  • May 15, 2024
  • The Atlantic

Legally, Trump can’t ask these politicians to violate the order on his behalf. But why would he have to ask when they know exactly what he wants from them? “The playbook that Trump expects party members in good standing to follow is in public,” Amanda Carpenter, a former GOP staffer and now an editor at Protect Democracy, told me. Trump’s given these acolytes their cues with his posts on Truth Social, and they’re dutifully following them.