Rudy Giuliani agrees to stop accusing Georgia workers of election fraud

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Former Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani agreed to stop accusing former Georgia election workers Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss of election fraud, according to court documents made public Tuesday.

The mother-daughter pair won their defamation suit — and a $148 million judgment — against Giuliani, the former Trump attorney and two-time New York City mayor, in December.

Giuliani accused them of election fraud in the wake of the 2020 election, saying they had stolen the election with USB drives they passed around "like vials of heroin or cocaine." Moss later testified before Congress that her mother passed a mint to her while counting ballots.

The fraud claims, they would later say, derailed their lives, and Freeman was forced to leave her home because of threats. Last year, Georgia authorities officially cleared the pair of all claims of wrongdoing.

Giuliani filed for bankruptcy days after the judgment and sought to appeal the verdict; a judge said he could do that only if someone else paid his legal fees.

Freeman and Moss said in a bankruptcy court filing this month that Giuliani had continued to defame them on social media in a livestream last month, claiming to have evidence they had counted ballots twice.

In this week's agreement, Giuliani also agreed to let the court enforce the judgment and the injunction in the future.

“Today ends his efforts to profit off of lies about these two heroes of American democracy," Michael J. Gottlieb, an attorney for Freeman and Moss, said in a statement.

An attorney for Giuliani did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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