August 8, 2022

Former mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani was scheduled to appear on Tuesday before a special grand jury, but he said that his physician had ordered him not to fly. Giuliana said that he is prepared to testify and even willing to appear virtually, but the D.A. has insisted he appear in person, according to Politico's Kyle Cheney.

Fulton County Deputy District Attorney Will Wooten offered to buy Rudy a bus or train ticket so that Trump's former personal attorney could show up to testify before a Georgia special grand jury investigating 2020 election interference.

"We expect to see your client before the grand jury on August 9, 2022, here in Atlanta. We will provide alternate transportation including bus or train if your client maintains that he is unable to fly," Will Wooten wrote.


Via Yahoo:

But Giuliani's attorney, Robert Costello, told The Associated Press on Monday that Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney, who's overseeing the special grand jury, had excused Giuliani for the day.

"Judge Robert McBurney excused him pending a hearing tomorrow on the motion to continue," Costello wrote in a text message.

On the other hand:

Nothing in publicly available court documents indicates that Giuliani is excused from appearing, but McBurney has scheduled a hearing for 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to hear arguments on a court filing from Giuliani seeking to delay his appearance. In a court filing Monday, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis asked the judge to deny Giuliani's request for a delay and to instruct him to appear before the special grand jury as ordered.

That's very confusing, but everything in Trump World is. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney is expected to hear arguments Tuesday on Rudy Giuliani's motion to delay his appearance.

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