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Not Just Ukraine: Giuliani Meddled In Other Foreign Affairs Too

President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani spoke on the phone with the president of Venezuela in September 2018, a pivotal moment in the rising tensions between the U.S. and the South American country, the Washington Post reported.

Giuliani and then-Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) — who is believed to be the congressman mentioned in the indictments of two Giuliani pals for campaign finance violations — spoke with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro as part of a behind-the-scenes effort to negotiate the terms of Maduro’s resignation, an outcome the Trump administration was working toward, but through aggressive sanctions. According to people familiar with …read more

Source:: TPM



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