Rudy Giuliani is accused of promoting presidential pardons and splitting the cash with Trump
In a sex abuse lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani by a former senior aide, he is accused of selling presidential pardons for $2 million and splitting the money with Donald Trump.
Noelle Dunphy, Rudy Giuliani’s former director of business development, describes a pattern of horrific sexual abuse in a new lawsuit. (Warning: If you read the lawsuit, it contains details of alleged sexual abuse.)
The lawsuit paints a picture of Giuliani, who is allegedly a woman predator and also a corrupt alcoholic.
As part of Giuliani’s alleged corruption, Dunphy accuses him of selling presidential pardons and splitting the money with Donald Trump.
From page 25 of the lawsuit:
Around February 16, 2019, they checked Giuliani’s emails with Ukrainian Government Officer, And once again discussed The expediency from to register under GO. Ms. Dunphy offered to complete the registration for him. Giuliani told her that he was capable of it breaking the laws because he said, “I have immunity.”
He also asked Ms. Dunphy if she knew anyone who needed a clemency and told her so he sold forgiveness for $2 million that he and President Trump would split. He said Ms Dunphy said she could refer people to him for clemency as long as they didn’t go through “the normal channels” of the clemency attorney’s office, because correspondence Visiting this office is subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.
The idea of selling pardons was whispered about during Trump’s tenure, and Dunphy’s description of the process fits Trump’s usual modus operandi.
Donald Trump would never sell the pardon himself, but would have someone else sell the pardon so that he would have an opportunity to deny and blame him if it came to light. If things went bad, Trump would take his share of the back end and make Giuliani the scapegoat.
The allegation that Trump and Giuliani sold pardons deserves investigation.
As Trump campaigns for another White House campaign, the American people deserve to know the truth.
If it turns out to be true, Rudy Giuliani deserves jail for the sexual abuse alone. If they sold pardons, it would show that there is no crime against America that Donald Trump would not commit.
Jason is the managing editor. He is also White House press secretary and congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. The focus of his thesis was on public policy with a focus on social reform movements.
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