China News Agency, New York, April 28. US media reported on the 28th that Rudy Giuliani, the personal lawyer of former US President Trump and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, was subjected to federal law enforcement in his New York residence and office that day Personnel searched.

  The Associated Press said that federal law enforcement officers searched Giuliani's apartment on Madison Avenue in Manhattan and an office on Park Avenue that day, and seized multiple computers and mobile phones.

According to reports, this investigation may be partly related to the previous "Tongwumen" investigation.

The search warrant required for this search needs to be approved by the high-level US Department of Justice, showing that the prosecutor believes that Giuliani may be suspected of committing a federal crime.

  In 2019, Trump and Giuliani were exposed to request Ukraine to investigate the then Democratic presidential candidate Biden and his son.

Due to the fermentation of the incident, Trump was later impeached by the US House of Representatives.

The prosecution's investigation of Giuliani has also been ongoing for more than a year.

  The Wall Street Journal quoted Giuliani’s lawyer Robert Costello as saying that law enforcement officers started the search at 6 o'clock in the morning that day.

The search warrant showed that the investigation was due to Giuliani's alleged violation of foreign lobbying rules; the target of the search was the communication records between Giuliani and several people including columnist John Solomon.

  The Associated Press said that Solomon has a close relationship with Giuliani and has repeatedly issued "unfounded" allegations concerning Biden and Ukraine during the 2020 election.

Solomon told the Associated Press that day that Giuliani had sent him various messages, but he did not use most of them, and the prosecutors would not find "surprising content" in their communication records.

  The Wall Street Journal pointed out that the issuance of a search warrant against a lawyer, especially the lawyer of the former president, is an “unusual step”.

The New York Times said that federal prosecutors and the FBI have been seeking a search warrant for Giuliani's mobile phone, but this request was repeatedly obstructed by the US Department of Justice during Trump's administration.

Although the issuance of a search warrant does not mean that Giuliani will be charged with any crime, this step itself indicates that the prosecution's investigation has entered a new and proactive phase.

  Giuliani served as the mayor of New York from 1994 to 2001 and was widely praised for his command and response to the September 11 incident.

Giuliani once led the Manhattan Federal Attorney's Office, which is currently investigating him, and gained fame for successfully prosecuting multiple criminal organizations and corrupt politicians.

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