- Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with the January 6th committee for nine hours.
- Giuliani was scheduled for earlier in May but backed out because he was not allowed to record the meeting.
- The House committee subpoenaed Giuliani in January, saying he promoted “claims of election fraud.”
Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection for nine hours on Friday, sources told CNN.
Former President Donald Trump’s former lawyer had been subpoenaed back in January for promoting “claims of election fraud” after the 2020 election and “sought to convince state legislators to take steps to overturn the election results,” according to a statement from the US House of Representatives Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol.
Giuliani was scheduled to testify earlier this month, but backed out after his bid to record the meeting was rejected, His lawyer, Robert J. Costello, previously told CNN.
However, both sides continued to negotiate a meeting date, which eventually led to Friday’s deposition, CNN reported.
After the 2020 election, Giuliani helped to promote the false claim that the 2020 election was stolen from Trump. He helped Trump file federal lawsuits against states after the election in order to block the certification of results.
He also promoted baseless claims of election fraud, including claims that poll workers were adding fake ballots to the election count and that election-technology company Dominion was behind Trump’s 2020 loss.
Representatives for Giuliani and the House Committee did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.