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Dean Obeidallah: It wasn’t just Giuliani, Trump also made the lives of Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss a nightmare

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Dean Obeidallah: It wasn’t just Giuliani, Trump also made the lives of Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss a nightmare

Indicted and soon to be disbarred lawyer Rudy Giuliani was ordered Friday by a federal jury to pay former Georgia election workers Shaye Moss and Ruby “Lady” Freeman nearly $150 million in damages for his repeated and false accusations against them after the 2020 election. As Lady Freeman said after the verdict, “Today is a good day. A jury stood witness to what Rudy Giuliani did to me and my daughter. And they held him accountable. And for that, I’m thankful.”

But the reality is that Donald Trump also repeatedly and intentionally spewed lies about Moss and Freeman that contributed to this nightmare. In fact, after all the media coverage of the hell these two suffered during last year’s Jan 6 hearings, Trump in January 2023—yes, 2023—took to his social media platform to again accuse Freeman by name of both lying and election crimes.

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