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Giuliani’s law firm casts doubt on his Jan. 6 cooperation

By Paula Reid | VFAB

An lawyer for Rudy Giuliani explained on Thursday he’s concerned the House choose committee investigating January 6 won’t respect his client’s privilege promises immediately after the panel questioned a judge to waive lawyer-customer privilege in the circumstance of a different Trump lawyer.

That issue can make the chance of Giuliani cooperating with the committee’s investigation even additional remote. There had been ongoing negotiations amongst Giuliani’s legal team and the committee, but no official cooperation settlement has been arrived at.

The committee argued in an explosive court docket submitting on Wednesday night time that ideal-wing lawyer John Eastman’s privilege statements ought to be waived since he and previous President Donald Trump engaged in a “criminal conspiracy” to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Giuliani’s lawyer, Robert Costello, claimed in an interview with VFAB that the committee’s attempt to get close to lawyer-shopper privilege in the Eastman case could throw a wrench into his talks with them. Costello reported the committee “has some explaining to do.”

“I am going to have to have a conversation with these individuals about his attorney-consumer privilege, perform item privilege and executive privilege,” Costello reported. “We have been functioning beneath the concept that they would respect the invocation of those privileges, but they plainly haven’t revered the invocation of legal professional-customer privilege for Eastman. And so, if they did not do it with him, why would they do it with regard to Rudy Giuliani?”

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