Rudy Giuliani has long held a style all his own, but the latest flub by the President’s personal attorney may be more embarrassment than eccentricity.
As the former mayor of New York City, Giuliani’s slightly crazed style seemed to work perfectly. After all, The Big Apple is a city full of characters, and some square wouldn’t necessarily have the ability or willingness to relate to the ultra-diverse metropolis the way that Giuliani did.
But in his role at the White House, Giuliani tends to stick out like a sore thumb at times, thanks to the mainstream media’s preconceived notions about what American diplomacy should look like.
Now, to add to his own mythos, Rudy has accidentally pocket-dialed not one, but two reporters, and was overheard discussing matters pertinent to the current impeachment push.
Late in the night Oct. 16, Rudy Giuliani made a phone call to this reporter.
The fact that Giuliani was reaching out wasn’t remarkable. He and the reporter had spoken earlier that evening for a story about his ties to a fringe Iranian opposition group.
But this call, it would soon become clear, wasn’t a typical case of a source following up with a reporter.
The call came in at 11:07 p.m. and went to voicemail; the reporter was asleep.
The next morning, a message exactly three minutes long was sitting in the reporter’s voicemail. In the recording, the words tumbling out of Giuliani’s mouth were not directed at the reporter. He was speaking to someone else, someone in the same room.
So what was Giuliani talking about?
“You know,” Giuliani says at the start of the recording. “Charles would have a hard time with a fraud case ’cause he didn’t do any due diligence.”
It wasn’t clear who Charles is, or who may have been implicated in a fraud. In fact, much of the message’s first minute is difficult to comprehend, in part because the voice of the other man in the conversation is muffled and barely intelligible.
But then, Giuliani says something that’s crystal clear.
“Let’s get back to business.”
He goes on.
“I gotta get you to get on Bahrain.”
Just weeks earlier, Giuliani would have committed a similar faux pas, “butt dialing” another report and leaving another lengthy, accidental voice mail. This one wold include some digs at the Biden family.
“There’s plenty more to come out,” Giuliani says. “He did the same thing in China. And he tried to do it in Kazakhstan and in Russia.”
“It’s a sad situation,” he adds. “You know how they get? Biden has been been trading in on his public office since he was a senator.”
Shortly after, Giuliani turns to Hunter Biden. “When he became vice president, the kid decided to go around the world and say, ‘Hire me because I’m Joe Biden’s son.’ And most people wouldn’t hire him because he had a drug problem.”
Giuliani has been invoked by several diplomats within the State Department during their testimony on Capitol Hill as of late, with many insinuating that the longtime lawyer was heavily involved in American foreign policy.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.