He’s not alone. He’s abandoned. Rudy’s just the last in a whole group of people.
— Alan Marcus, a former Trump Organization consultant, commenting on Donald Trump in the final days of his presidency. Trump’s circle has strayed in the wake of the Capitol coup, and he’s left with only Rudy Giuliani willing to remain by his side. White House officials reportedly blame Giuliani for both of Trump’s impeachments, and Trump has instructed aides not to pay Giuliani’s legal fees. Just a day later, Trump had an adviser tweet that “@RudyGiuliani is a great guy and a Patriot who devoted his services to the country!”
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