A FURIOUS Andrew Giuliani challenged what he called the "politicized" motives and bias behind FBI agents raiding the apartment and office of his father, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, on Wednesday – and said they should have targetted "incriminating" Hunter Biden docs.

"Anybody – any American, whether you’re red or blue, should be extremely disturbed by what happened here today; by the continued politicization of the Justice Department", the junior Giuliani told reporters on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

“This is disgusting,” he added.

The son stood outside his father’s doorman apartment building before a throng of reporters and hammered investigators for forsaking “the only piece of incriminating evidence” that wasn't tied to his father, but rather to President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.

'The only piece of evidence that they did not take up there today was the only piece of incriminating evidence that is in there — and it does not belong to my father, it belongs to the current president's son,' he added.

The feds also searched fellow lawyer Victoria Toensing's home over alleged Ukrainian ties.

A request for comment from the FBI and US attorney's office made by The Sun was not returned.







Agents arrived Donald Trump’s former attorney’s East 66th Street doorstep at around 6am armed with a warrant, according to The New York Post.

Giuliani’s attorney Robert Costello pegged the entire investigation on “Trump derangement syndrome” and like Andrew Giuliani, questioned why agents would leave behind evidence that could implicate Hunter Biden.

“Keep in mind that the agents could not read the physical hard drives without plugging them in, but they took Mr. Giuliani's word that the hard drives were copies of Hunter Biden's hard drive and did not contain anything pertaining to Mr. Giuliani,” Costello said in a statement.

“Their reliance on Mr. Giuliani's credibility tells you everything you need to know about this case,” he added.

In an interview with the New York Times Costello decried the feds' motives and dismissed the efforts as “legal thuggery.”

“What they did today was legal thuggery,” the lawyer said. “Why would you do this to anyone, let alone someone who was the associate attorney general, United States attorney, the mayor of New York City and the personal lawyer to the 45th president of the United States?”

The United States Attorney’s office in Manhattan and the FBI has been seeking a search warrant for Giuliani's phone for months, the Times reports.

Giuliani has been vocal of Biden's son Hunter, who sat on the board of an energy company in Ukraine.

Already, prosecutors brought charges against two men, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, with unrelated crimes in 2019, The Times reported.

Their trial is scheduled to begin in the fall.

But such a request was shielded by the Justice Department while under Trump’s administration.

The proverbial red tape was removed after Merrick Garland was sworn in back in March as attorney general under President Joe Biden’s first term.

The other search warrant executed by agents on Wednesday was at the Washington D.C. home of attorney Victoria Toensing's.

The lawyer was known to work close with Giuliani, the Times claimed.

The slog of an investigation probing Giuliani, a former personal lawyer and confidante to Trump, is determining if he went rogue and illegally lobbied the ex-president's administration in his interactions with Ukrainian officials and oligarchs back in 2019.

The investigation is also determining if Giuliani sought to dig up dirt on Joe Biden through Ukrainian channels.

The attorney’s efforts appeared to be central unearthing malfeasance on the part of the president's son Hunter Biden.

Hunter himself is now facing a criminal tax probe by the Justice Department.

In the past, Giuliani has branded such accusations “pure political persecution.”

"Here we go folks," Michael Cohen tweeted as the news of the raid broke.
Cohen is also a former Trump attorney who was the subject of a federal raid regarding campaign activities.

He was convicted after pleading to eight federal counts of tax evasion and campaign finance violations in 2018.

"As I have said many times…they will all be held responsible for their own," the disbarred Cohen added in a later tweet.

For Andrew Giuliani, who has already telegraphed his ambitions for a possible mayoral run, he was adamant that his father is being singled out purely for political purposes.

“If this can happen to the former president’s lawyer this can happen to any American,” he said.

 

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