Sunday May 31, 2020

A message to you, Rudy

US president Donald Trump’s lawyer, former mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, is the latest member of his legal team to land him in hot water

6th May, 2018
Rudy Giuliani with Donald Trump: the latest addition to the US president’s legal team may be an even greater liability than his previous appointments Picture: Getty

With lawyers like these, who needs Robert Mueller? As another tumultuous week draws to a close in Washington DC, two incontrovertible facts have been established beyond doubt – reasonable or otherwise.

First, the bifurcated federal investigations embroiling US president Donald Trump have just become a lot more treacherous. Secondly, Trump may have the most incompetent collection of lawyers in history.

Not since Joe Pesci played a New York law graduate defending his cousin on murder...

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