Trump 'furious' at Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell and legal team 'fools that are making him look bad' in election battle

DONALD Trump is apparently “furious” with Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, and the rest of his legal team for “making him look bad” as he tries to fight the results of his re-election fight. 

According to NBC News, Trump has been complaining about his personal lawyer, Giuliani, and Powell, who his legal team recently distanced themselves from.

Trump apparently believes those representing him in court are “fools that are making him look bad,” a source told the news outlet.

The source said it’s unclear why Trump wouldn’t fire them.

Last week, during a press conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, DC, Giuliani made headlines when what appeared to be hair dye – or another type of brown substance – dripped down the side of his face as he was sweating during the event. 

At the event, he shockingly accused George Soros, the Clintons, and China of being behind a “conspiracy” to elect Joe Biden – but his dripping hair dye was the star of the show.

Giuliani had one heated exchange with a reporter in which he repeatedly told her "you are lying" and "don't lie to people.”

He also laughed loudly when another reporter asked a question and said she was from CNN in the explosive showdown.

Giuliani went on to make multiple allegations about the mail-in ballots sent to polling stations as a result of coronavirus, claiming this included the same person voting 30 times in Pennsylvania – an allegation that his legal team hasn’t been able to prove. 

Giuliani brought up My Cousin Vinny, a 1992 movie about New York lawyer Vincent Gambini, likening one scene involving a witness with poor eyesight to GOP observers trying to look at the ballot count.

"'How many fingers do I got up?' 'Three,'" he said, imitating the actor Joe Pesci in a faux Brooklyn accent and holding up two fingers.

NBC News reported on Monday that Trump was “not pleased” by the optics of Giuliani’s appearance and performance at the press event. 

Giuliani reportedly got his role on the legal team “by default” because of his total support for Trump. 

Some of the president’s aides and allies are said to have not liked Giuliani leading the team because he “makes mockery” of the effort to pursue their issues with voting. 

Another lawyer of Trump’s, Jenna Ellis, was also at the press conference. 

She recently made headlines for anti-Trump Facebook posts just a few years ago, in which she slammed Trump as an “idiot” whose supporters didn't care about "facts or logic."

Another lawyer at the event, Powell, has since been apparently cut off from Trump’s legal team.

On Sunday, the team representing Trump’s election fight released a statement saying Powell was actually not a member of their legal team. 

Powell, who is a longtime supporter of the QAnon conspiracy theory, gave an interview to broadcaster Newsmax on Saturday in which she claimed Trump had lost the state of Georgia because Republican Governor Brian Kemp had been bribed to throw the result. 

"Georgia's probably going to be the first state I'm gonna blow up and Mr Kemp and the secretary of state need to go with it," she added, vowing that the lawsuit she was about to file in the state would be "biblical."

On Thursday, when she appeared on stage with Giuliani, she claimed that Democrats had rigged the election with the help of dead Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez and a cabal of international communists, alongside Democrats and Republicans.  

That night, Fox News host Tucker Carlson challenged Powell's allegations on his evening show, asking her to show proof that Democrats used voting software to steal eight million votes from Trump on Election Day.

"When we kept pressing, she got angry and told us to stop contacting her," Carlson said in the Thursday segment. 

"When we checked with others around the Trump campaign, people in positions of authority, they told us Powell has never given them any evidence either, nor did she provide any today at the press conference."

Over the weekend, according to NBC, Trump “grew less impressed with Powell … as she continued to make outlandish comments.”

Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein on Sunday name-dropped 21 Republican senators who have privately “expressed contempt” for Trump.

It comes as a growing number of Republicans – many of whom have been allies of the president – have acknowledged that Biden is the president-elect, despite Trump’s claim that he’s not.

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