White Powder Sent to Rudy Giuliani ‘Not Toxic’: Police

(Photo: Getty)
(Photo: Getty)

Mysterious white powder sent today to former Mayor Rudy Giuliani has tested “not-toxic,” according to police and Mr. Giuliani’s security team.

The powder was sent to Mr. Giuliani’s office on 49th Street today, according to an FBI spokesman, which was investigating the incident along with the NYPD and Joint Terrorist Task Force. Continue reading “White Powder Sent to Rudy Giuliani ‘Not Toxic’: Police”

Rudy Giuliani Says Press Is Hyping ‘Bridgegate’ to Boost Hillary Clinton in 2016

Rudy Giuliani. (Photo: Getty/Ronald Martinez)
Rudy Giuliani. (Photo: Getty/Ronald Martinez)

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani has a theory for why the press has been so aggressively covering New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal: presidential politics.

According to Mr. Giuliani, one of the few Republicans to defend Mr. Christie in the immediate aftermath of the scandal last week, media outlets like The New York Times have been ripping into Mr. Christie because he is “the only guy” that rivals Hillary Clinton in the 2016 race for the White House.trans Rudy Giuliani Says Press Is Hyping Bridgegate to Boost Hillary Clinton in 2016 Continue reading “Rudy Giuliani Says Press Is Hyping ‘Bridgegate’ to Boost Hillary Clinton in 2016”

Bill Thompson Thinks Bill Bratton Will Be Much Better This Time Around

Bill Thompson. (Photo: Getty)
Bill Thompson. (Photo: Getty)

Ex-mayoral candidate Bill Thompson was not such a fan of Bill Bratton the last time the city’s next police commissioner served as top cop.

But the former mayoral contender is now commending Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s choice, arguing that things will be different now that Mr. Bratton is no longer answering to ex-Mayor Rudy Giuliani.  Continue reading “Bill Thompson Thinks Bill Bratton Will Be Much Better This Time Around”

Giuliani Opens Door to Lhota Running in 2017

Joe and Rudy.
Joe and Rudy.

Rudy Giuliani this evening suggested that Joe Lhota might follow in his footsteps and run again for mayor in 2017 if he loses his bid tomorrow, as the polls suggest is likely.

“If he wants to run in four more years, he should run in four more years. He’s a very good candidate,” Mr. Giuliani told Politicker before the pair kicked off an evening of last-minute campaigning in Lower Manhattan. Continue reading “Giuliani Opens Door to Lhota Running in 2017”

De Blasio Uses Giuliani as a Punching Bag at Southeastern Queens Rally

Bill de Blasio in Rochdale Village today.
Bill de Blasio in Rochdale Village today.

Bill de Blasio tarred Joe Lhota for his close association with former Mayor Rudy Giuliani at a Queens rally in support of the Democrat’s mayoral bid today, slamming his Republican rival in a neighborhood where few recall the ex-mayor fondly.

While speaking at a canvassing kickoff event in the predominately black Rochdale Village, Mr. de Blasio egged on his supporters by name-dropping Mr. Giuliani twice–eliciting boos each time.  Continue reading “De Blasio Uses Giuliani as a Punching Bag at Southeastern Queens Rally”

‘Of Course’: Rudy Giuliani Says Chris Christie Can Win in 2016

Mayor Bloomberg Meets with New Jersey Governor-Elect Chris Christie December 10, 2009 (Photo Credit: Edward Reed)
Mayor Bloomberg Meets with New Jersey Governor-Elect Chris Christie December 10, 2009 (Photo Credit: Edward Reed)

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani thinks Chris Christie has the potential to win the White House.

Campaigning with the New Jersey governor in Bergen County today, Mr. Giuliani, himself a failed presidential contender, told Politicker’s sister site, PolitickerNJ, that he has no doubt Mr. Christie could be elected president.

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Rudy Giuliani Demands Apology From Bill de Blasio

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani in Staten Island today.
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani in Staten Island today.

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani returned to the campaign trail this afternoon with Joe Lhota, his protégé and candidate in the mayor’s race, and proclaimed that yesterday’s decision by a federal appeals court to halt the implementation of stop-and-frisk reform would fundamentally shake things up in Mr. Lhota’s favor.

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