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Rudy Giuliani Tells Fox News Why He Dropped Out Of Secretary Of State Contention

Rudy Giuliani tells Neil Cavuto on Fox News that he wanted the job, but not that much and then took the time to slam Mitt Romney.

Interesting news coming out of Trumpland today. Apparently Rudy Ghouliani, former New York City mayor, stop and frisk advocate and all around ranting crazy man, somehow has dropped out of favor with Donald Trump.

Rudy, who was lead contender for SOS (gack) appears to have done something to finally annoy Trump enough to say "You're Fired"! No one knows what exactly transpired, but here is a bit of the interview Rudy gave to Fox News:

Giuliani: It just kind of emerged after the campaign was over.

Cavuto: When did it change or -- you talk about the process at the beginning, Mayor, when they -- all of a sudden out of nowhere Mitt Romney emerged as a candidate for that position. What did you think of that?

Giuliani: Well, I probably agreed with Newt and with Mike Huckabee and a group of other very loyal supporters of president-elect Trump, I thought Mitt went over the line in the things he said about Donald Trump, and the president-elect is going to make his decision. I will support that decision. but my advice would be, Mitt went just a little too far to -- you can make friends and make up, but I don't -- I would not see him for the cabinet.

Cavuto: The fact that since Mitt Romney dined with Donald Trump, that the pool has expanded all the more, including meetings with Senator Corker and of course with the ExxonMobil CEO who seems to be getting mentioned more often, was that a sign that Donald Trump now wasn't looking so favorably on Mitt Romney?

Giuliani: I don't know. I think John Bolton has to be considered in mix. John probably be my choice, I think John is terrific.

Cavuto: Did the team give you any indication, Mayor, taking yourself out of the running who they were leaping towards?

Giuliani: I'm on the transition team which complicated everything. I'm on the transition team but for the State Department. In other words I'm recused from the State Department but I'm in all the other decisions that go on. so...

Cavuto: Were you offered Homeland Security?

Giuliani: I am not going to discuss other positions that we discussed.

Cavuto: But they did discuss other positions?

Giuliani: We discussed other positions. I'm not going to say whether I was offered them or not.

Cavuto: But is it fair to say that the only one that you wanted, if there was one to consider, would be Secretary of State.

Giuliani: That is fair. that's absolutely fair and that -- if indicated privately and publicly. ...

Translation: I was woefully underqualified, no amount of buttkissing or ranting on TV was going to get me this job. I realized it. I was just a lapdog. I am trying to save face by saying I pulled out, but in actuality the writing was on the wall for days/weeks so I am settling for saying I am "on the transition team" when really I just got a participation medal and Donald isn't even returning my calls anymore.

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