Rudy Giuliani barred from practicing law in Washington after NY suspension for statements made while working for Trump

RUDY Giuliani has been suspended from practicing law in the nation’s capital.

The former New York City mayor was hit with the latest ban on Wednesday by the D.C. Court of Appeals.

Giuliani already had his law license temporarily frozen out on June 24 by a committee of judges in New York. 

They condemned him for making "false statements to courts and public" while serving as former President Donald Trump's personal attorney and trying to reverse the results of the 2020 presidential election result where President Joe Biden was declared the victor.

One day after he was essentially sidelined in New York state, a D.C.-based disciplinary counsel sought to suspend Giuliani’s license there until a result is reached in the New York case, according to the Washington Post.

The D.C. Court of Appeals agreed. 

The process to reach a decision on whether to make the suspensions permanent, sanction or possibly reinstate Giuliani could drag on for years. 

The case against the former federal prosecutor who served as NYC mayor from 1994 until 2001 and was former President Donald Trump's personal attorney, stems from his drawn-out "Stop the Steal" campaign contending that deceased people, immigrants or felons voted in various hotly contested states.

The New York judges’ decision claimed Giuliani was practicing misinformation "in his capacity as lawyer for former President Donald J. Trump and the Trump campaign in connection with Trump’s failed effort at reelection in 2020."

"These false statements were made to improperly bolster respondent’s narrative that due to widespread voter fraud, victory in the 2020 United States presidential election was stolen from his client."

They then went on to conclude that Giuliani's actions threatened public interest and therefore "warrants interim suspension from the practice of law."

The court’s action against him practicing law in New York came after his house was raided by the FBI as part of a federal probe that is determining whether he broke lobbying laws in Ukraine while working for Trump.

In April, federal investigators seized electronic devices from Giuliani's Upper East Side Manhattan law office apartment after executing a search warrant as part of the federal probe.

Giuliani has denied any wrongdoing.

In fact, after the raid, Giuliani lashed out at the FBI's tactics and motives during the dawn raid.

"At about 6 a.m there was a banging on my door, a very loud banging, and outside there was a group of an endless number of FBI agents," Giuliani told Fox News.

"Usually a person who has been a former assistant U.S. attorney, a U.S. attorney, a mayor, the associate attorney general, usually they receive a subpoena, not have their home raided."

But Giuliana is convinced the Justice Department and the FBI are singling him out for his staunch support to former President Trump.

"Instead, the Justice Department decided it was a higher priority to serve (at dawn) search warrants for electronics at the home and law office of former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani."

After the decision to bar Giuliani from practicing law in New York, the former president and legal client denounced the decision as a ploy by the "radical left" and then the Florida citizen stated: "New York is out of control."

"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?" Trump wrote in the statement.

"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.

"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," the former president continued.


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