Rudy Giuliani No Longer Donald Trump’s Personal Lawyer

Former President Donald Trump could almost always count on then Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc Connell for support

He also said McConnell "begged" for his endorsement in the senator's home state of Kentucky while running for reelection past year _ and suggested he'd work to defeat McConnell and his Republican allies, saying he planned to "back primary rivals who espouse Making America Great". "We want brilliant, strong, thoughtful, and compassionate leadership".

Trump also warned that said he would back Republicans in congressional primaries where "necessary and appropriate", amid reports that McConnell would encourage moderates outside Trump's cuckoo brigade of conspiracy theorists and extremists.

Despite the potshot at McConnell's family and the insulting characterization of his personality, Trump wanted to lob harsher personal attacks at McConnell, according to a source familiar with Trump's desires.

Trump further blamed McConnell for the party's loss of two Senate seats in a Georgia runoff election on January 5, handing control of the Senate to Democrats.

Trump campaign senior advisor Jason Miller has confirmed reports that Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is no longer representing the former president.

"The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political "leaders" like Senator Mitch McConnell at its helm", Trump said in a statement. "We don't have a snowball's chance in hell of taking back the majority without Donald Trump".

After joining 42 of his GOP colleagues in voting to acquit Trump-who was impeached by the House of Representatives on January 13 for inciting the deadly January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol-McConnell said on the Senate floor Saturday that "there is no question, none, that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the event of that day".

The civil lawsuit accuses Trump and Giuliani of violating the Ku Klux Klan Act, a post-Civil War law that allows lawsuits to be brought against government officials over claims they conspired to violate civil rights.

"In a Wall Street Journal column on Monday (local time), he repeated his claim, writing: "[Trump's] supporters stormed the Capitol because of the unhinged falsehoods he shouted into the world's largest megaphone". "His behavior during and after the chaos was also unconscionable, from attacking Vice President Mike Pence during the riot to praising the criminals after it ended".

"He didn't get away with anything yet", McConnell said.

In the last weeks of Trump's presidency, the relationship between the then-Senate majority leader and Trump - the two most powerful men in the Republican Party - had essentially collapsed, multiple sources told CNN.

A recent poll conducted by Politico-Morning Consult revealed that Trump's popularity within the Republican Party has not decreased even after impeachment trials.

The new suit alleges that "on and before January 6, 2021, the defendants. conspired to incite an assembled crowd to march upon and enter the Capitol of the United States for the common goal of disrupting, by the use of force, intimidation, and threat, the approval by Congress of the count of votes cast by members of the Electoral College as required by Article II, Section 1 of the United States Constitution".

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