Rudy Giuliani appeals $148 million defamation verdict amid cash crunch

Rudy Giuliani appealed a verdict on Tuesday ordering him to pay $148 million to two Georgia election workers for defaming them after the 2020 election, hours after a court said he could use preapproved donors to pay his expenses.

In December, an eight-person jury awarded Ruby Freeman and her daughter, Wandrea “Shaye” Moss, the massive judgment after the former New York City mayor was found to have disparaged their reputation with claims that led to a flood of violent threats. Giuliani had accused them of attempting to commit fraud in Georgia as part of a larger effort to overturn former President Donald Trump‘s 2020 election defeat.

Wandrea “Shaye” Moss, a former Georgia election worker, is comforted by her mother, Ruby Freeman, right. | (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Giuliani filed for bankruptcy in New York in December after the federal judge
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