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- Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, is joining the legal team representing President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation.
- Giuliani has served as an informal adviser to Trump and was once under consideration to be secretary of state.
Rudy Giuliani, the former New York mayor, is joining the legal team representing President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation led by the special counsel Robert Mueller.
“I’m doing it because I hope we can negotiate an end to this for the good of the country and because I have high regard for the president and for Bob Mueller,” Giuliani told The Washington Post on Thursday.
Giuliani was a high-profile supporter of Trump, a fellow New Yorker, during his 2016 presidential campaign.
Giuliani, a 2008 Republican presidential candidate, was the associate US attorney general and later the US attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Jay Sekulow, Ty Cobb, and Andrew Ekonomou are currently representing Trump in the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow.