New York Supreme Court’s appellate division ruled Thursday to suspend Rudy Giuliani from practicing law for claiming that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump. This month marks the 52nd anniversary since Giuliani began practicing law in the state. According to the ruling, Giuliani violated New York’s “Rules of Professional Conduct” when he “communicated demonstrably false and misleading statements to courts, lawmakers and the public,” Sara A. Carter reported.
Former President Donald Trump issued a statement Thursday via email from his “Save America” PAC, reacting to the news of Rudy Giuliani being suspended from practicing law in New York.
Sara A. Carter reported:
“These false statements were made to improperly bolster (Giuliani’s) narrative that due to widespread voter fraud, victory in the 2020 United States presidential election was stolen from his client,” the court wrote. “We conclude that respondent’s conduct immediately threatens the public interest and warrants interim suspension from the practice of law.”
However, the former New York City mayor is only suspended “pending further proceedings before the Attorney Grievance Committee.” It is unclear what Giuliani’s next move is, as he and his team have responded to requests for comment.
In a statement Thursday, former President Donald Trump asked, “Can you believe that New York wants to strip Rudy Giuliani, a great American Patriot, of his law license because he has been fighting what has already been proven to be a Fraudulent Election?” Continued Below
“The greatest Mayor in the history of New York City, the Eliot Ness of his generation, one of the greatest crime fighters our Country has ever known, and this is what the Radical Left does to him,” Trump said.
“All of New York is out of control, crime is at an all-time high—it’s nothing but a Witch Hunt, and they should be ashamed of themselves. TAKE BACK AMERICA!” the 45th President declared.
Meanwhile, Andrew Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani’s son, said that the “five judges that ruled” on the decision to suspend Rudy Giuliani’s law license, “are Democrats”, adding, “Three of which, were appointed by Andrew Cuomo. Five to nothing ultimately, Democrats, with zero Republicans on there. This is just unbelievable to see just how politicized all of this has become.” Continued Below
“This is going after one of President Trump’s closest allies. That’s exactly what this is. And any American that doesn’t believe that, they are just biased. This is unacceptable, and I stand by my father. He did everything, ultimately, by the book,” Andrew Giuliani insisted.
“And the fact that there would be this politicization in our justice department is disgusting. It is a cancer that needs to be cut out, and it needs to be cut out right now,” he added.
— Andrew H. Giuliani (@AndrewHGiuliani) June 24, 2021
Screenshot of President Donald Trump’s email statement: