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Rudy Giuliani has hit back against a massive defamation lawsuit that is seeking more than a billion dollars in damages.
The former New York City mayor has been rallying against the 2020 US Election results ever since the polls started showing Joe Biden winning.
One of his many claims that the ballot was rigged focused on the baseless accusation that Dominion Voting Systems machines were rigged to change votes from Donald Trump to his Democratic opponent.
Dominion has now filed a 107-page defamation suit against Giuliani and is seeking damages of USD$1.3 billion.
According to the New York Times, the legal challenge was filed in Washington's Federal District Court and accuses Giuliani of conducting 'a viral disinformation campaign about Dominion' that comprised of 'demonstrably false' allegations.
They are also arguing that Giuliani was pushing this baseless claims not only to support Donald Trump but also as a means of furthering his wealth through legal fees and his podcast.
The lawsuit will use more than 50 statements made by Giuliani at legislative hearings, on social media, on his Common Sense podcast and in the conservative news media as evidence.
Despite the staggering amount of money, Giuliani appears unfazed.
"Dominion's defamation lawsuit for $1.3b will allow me to investigate their history, finances, and practices fully and completely," he said in a statement.
"The amount being asked for is, quite obviously, intended to frighten people of faint heart. It is another act of intimidation by the hate-filled left-wing to wipe out and censor the exercise of free speech, as well as the ability of lawyers to defend their clients vigorously.
"As such, we will investigate a countersuit against them for violating these Constitutional rights."
He double downed on his feelings during the Chat with the Mayor program on WABC.
"What do you think I am, some kind of jacka**?" Giuliani asked.
"That's intended to frighten me, you want to frighten me. You want to scare me, like you have some of these companies and stations that have gone ahead and kissed your you-know-what. Because they're afraid of you.
"Well, I tell you I'm a crazy guy, I really am, I'm just really crazy So not only haven't you scared me, you've actually given me something that I couldn't get through the censorship that's been set up so nobody can see your machines."
Staring down the barrel of a huge lawsuit seemingly only delights Giuliani because he said it means he can put the Dominion Voting Systems machines under the microscope.
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