Rudy Giuliani will not be charged for his activities in Ukraine

(WASHINGTON) Federal prosecutors announced Monday that Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s former attorney, will not be charged over his lobbying activities in Ukraine, at the heart of the former president’s first impeachment trial.

In April 2021, the former New York mayor’s apartment was subjected to a high-profile search and “electronic devices” were seized as part of an investigation into his activities in Ukraine.

“The government wishes to notify the court that the grand jury investigation leading to this search has been completed, and that based on the information gathered, no criminal prosecution is expected,” federal prosecutor Damian Williams wrote to the judge on Monday. the case.

Rudy Giuliani’s actions in Ukraine came to light in the fall of 2019 when the House of Representatives impeached the Republican president for “abuse of power.”

Elected officials have accused Donald Trump, on the terms of military aid to Ukraine, of handing over compromising information about the son of his Democratic rival, Joe Biden. And Rudy Giuliani appeared at the center of the pressure that was exerted on Kyiv.

Donald Trump was finally acquitted by the Senate and Rudy Giuliani remained his personal attorney. In 2020, he maneuvered during the billionaire’s crusade against the outcome of the presidential election, but failed to convince the courts that there was widespread “election fraud.”

Rudy Giuliani continues to be the subject of an investigation in the state of Georgia over pressure on local election agents.

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