Andrew Giuliani, the son of former President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has introduced he’ll run for New York’s governorship.
“I’m a politician out of the womb. It’s in my DNA,” he informed The New York Publish, a reference to his father’s profession in New York politics, together with his eight-year stint as New York Metropolis’s mayor. “Giuliani vs. [Governor Andrew] Cuomo. Holy smokes. It’s Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier. We will promote tickets at Madison Sq. Backyard. It might be one of many epic showdowns within the state’s historical past.”
The youthful Giuliani is a contributor to the far-right outlet Newsmax, which has repeatedly come beneath hearth for selling baseless conspiracy theories concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, the nationwide vaccination effort, and Trump’s lie that the 2020 normal election was fraudulent.
Very similar to his father, who’s at present beneath federal investigation, Andrew Giuliani has made headlines in latest months. In December, Trump appointed him to a “Key Administration Publish” on the USA Holocaust Council, the place he’ll serve a five-year time period.
In November, he grew to become the most recent in a line of White Home officers to check constructive for Covid-19.
Giuliani has to compete within the Republican main in opposition to Lengthy Island Consultant Lee Zeldin and former Westchester County government Rob Astorino.