Georgia election employees file new swimsuit to cease Giuliani from telling ‘same lies’ after $148 | EUROtoday

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A pair of former Georgia election employees filed a federal lawsuit on Monday towards Rudy Giuliani, alleging the previous Donald Trump lawyer has continued to defame them concerning their work on the 2020 election, even after a federal courtroom concluded final week Mr Giuliani owes the pair $148m for his previous remarks on the topic.

The swimsuit, filed in Washington DC, federal courtroom, accuses Mr Giuliani of “repeating over and over the same lies that [the] Plaintiffs engaged in election fraud during their service as election workers during the 2020 presidential election.”

The Independent has contacted Mr Giuliani for remark.

Throughout and after his federal defamation trial, the important thing Donald Trump ally continued to falsely recommend mom and daughter Ruby Freeman and Wandrea “Shaye” Moss have been a part of an election conspiracy, in accordance with the swimsuit.

The swimsuit notes that very same day as the decision, Mr Giuliani informed reporters in Washington, “I have no doubt that my comments were made and they were supportable and are supportable today. I just did not have an opportunity to present the evidence that we offered.”

Hours after the choice, the previous mayor of New York went on Newsmax and steered he had additional proof to help his claims concerning the employees, claiming at trial he hadn’t been in a position to present “all the videos at the time” which captured “what happened at the arena” the place Donald Trump and his allies have baselessly alleged election crimes happened.

The following day, Mr Giuliani mentioned the defamation swimsuit was a “sham of a trial” on a podcast with former Trump adviser Steve Bannon.

The authorized motion seeks an injunction to cease Mr Giuliani from persevering with to make claims concerning the election employees, conduct the election employees argue has amounted up to now to a “campaign of targeted defamation and harassment.”

The swimsuit additionally alleges that the previous election employees’ attorneys reached out to Mr Giuliani after the defamation trial to ask that he chorus from making the claims at situation, however that he refused.

After the 2020 election Ms Freeman and Ms Moss, grew to become the goal of quite a few Republican officers, who allege they helped tip the state on behalf of Joe Biden.

Georgia’s State Election Board cleared the allegations towards the ladies and dismissed bogus claims of election fraud within the state.

On the stand of their defamation trial, the ladies described going through a torrent of violent threats and racist on-line abuse once they grew to become the topic of allegations from Mr Giuliani and others within the Trump camp.

“It feels like I’m in a dark place and I’m surrounded by lies and conspiracies, like I’m surrounded by a swamp of loneliness and sadness and negativity,” Ms Freeman informed jurors final week. “I still feel like I’m in that cycle of eat, sleep, cry, look online.”

Alex Woodward contributed reporting to this story.