Giuliani agrees to stop election fraud accusations against former Georgia election workers

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has agreed to stop accusing two former Georgia election workers of election fraud, attorneys say.

According to attorneys for Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss, the two former Georgia election workers who won a $148 million defamation lawsuit against Giuliani earlier this year, the former mayor has agreed to stop accusing them of wrongdoing as it relates to the 2020 presidential election.

Giuliani agreed never again to accuse either of the women of “engaging in any wrongdoing in connection with the 2020 election,” the women’s attorneys said in a statement online.

Michael Gottlieb, an attorney for the women, said the admission Tuesday ends Giuliani’s “efforts to profit off of lies about these two heroes of American democracy.”

Ted Goodman, a spokesperson for Giuliani, said in a statement to The Hill that Giuliani agreed not to comment on the two individuals “until the cases are resolved” after receiving advice from his lawyers.

“He will continue to comment on everything else surrounding the 2020 election, particularly the latest developments in Fulton Country,” Goodman said.

Goodman argued that Gottlieb’s assertion that the former mayor is profiting off lies is false, and the attorney is being purposefully dishonest to “try and get favorable headlines.”

Giuliani was ordered to pay the staggering sum to Freeman and Moss after a four-day civil trial in December. He was found liable months earlier, but the jury convened to decide how much he needed to pay in damages. Days after the decision, Giuliani filed for bankruptcy.

He most recently lost his bid to dismiss the verdict in April. Giuliani’s attorneys said they will now appeal to the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals on the case.

The women claimed their lives were turned upside down after facing a torrent of racist and violent threats after they were baselessly accused of committing fraud in the election.

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