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Rudy Giuliani Ordered to Pay $148 Million to Georgia Election Workers He Defamed After Trump Loss

HeadlineDec 18, 2023

Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has been ordered to pay $148 million in damages to two former Georgia election workers he defamed after the 2020 election. Giuliani falsely accused Ruby Freeman and her daughter Shaye Moss of ballot tampering, leading to harassment and threats against the two women by Trump supporters. This is Shaye Moss speaking after the verdict Friday.

Shaye Moss: “The flame that Giuliani lit with those lies and passed to so many others to keep that flame blazing changed every aspect of our lives — our homes, our family, our work, our sense of safety, our mental health. And we’re still working to rebuild.”

It’s not clear whether Giuliani will be able to pull together the money and how much the two women would end up receiving. Giuliani has vowed to appeal.

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